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Rules for living in the student residence

Rules for living in the student residence

Established on January 12th, 2015, Enforcement Rules No. 21

Chapter 1 The general rules

Article 1 (The purpose)
The purpose of the detailed rules for the students living in the student residence is to decide the codes of life that the people of the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) (hereafter called "the institute") who are admitted into the student residence must abide by in the buildings, the sites, and the attached facilities of the student residence (hereafter called "the student residence") based on Article 6 of The Regulations on the Management of the student residence.
Article 2 (The range of application)
As long as there are no special provisory clauses, the detailed rules shall be applied to all the residents, including the students living in the student residence, people specially admitted, etc. excluding the residential areas of the married people. Only the Dean of Student Affairs may allow special exemptions to the rules.

Chapter 2 The management of residents

Article 3 (Conduct of behavior)
The access time of the student residence for residents shall be from 00:00 ~ 24:00. In case of an emergency, the director of the student residence may adjust the determined time.
Article 4 (Requirements)
① All residents must strive to keep the student residence a safe and peaceful atmosphere.
② All residents must abide by the safety rules of the student residence and must bear the responsibilities regarding to prevent fire, including the control of the indoor cooking appliances, fire extinguishers, and prevention of other fire accidents.
③ All residents must take adequate care of the facilities. It is residents’ obligation to protect and maintain the student residence facilities and manage and preserve the articles rented.
④ All residents must do his or her utmost for the prevention of burglary in the student residence area.
⑤ All residents must abide by the instructions of the related staff members and must cooperate with the checks, cleaning, and the ordering and arrangement.
⑥ All The residents must regularly check the notices posted on the bulletin board and the student residence homepage.
Article 5 (Changing rooms)
A resident may only change his/her allotted room by requesting such change through a written application. After the application is submitted, the resident must get written permission from the Director of the student residence.
Article 6 (Using objects for public use)
① All the objects for public use are to be shared with all residents. Objects are not to be moved or removed from their place.
② Regarding the usage charges of the services that require the personal payments, including electricity, tap water, gas, etc., the resident himself or herself must pay for them.
③ The washing of the laundry within the student residence shall be used in the designated laundry place.
④ When using the iron room, the kitchen, the smoking area, etc., everyone must be especially careful of fire. After the use, everyone must be sure to check the safety condition and tidy up.
Article 7 (Compensation responsibilities)
When a resident has damaged or lost a facility of the student residence or an article that was rented intentionally or by mistake, his must be compensated for.
Article 8 (Advertising and posting)
① In principle, the advertisements and the postings within the student residence must use English or concurrently use Korean and English. And they must be posted on the designated bulletin boards after receiving approval from the office of the supervisor.
② In principle, the time periods of the attachments of the postings of all the students shall be a maximum of 7 days or the time period of the approval. After the allowed period, posters should be removed.
Article 9 (The duty to report)
When a matter of each of the following items has occurred, the resident shall notify the security office without any delay.
1. In case a big accident has occurred due to a fire, the collapse of a facility, the leak of gas, etc. or in case there is the worry of an accident.
2. In case an action (cooking, smoking outside the designated areas, the carrying in of an electric heater) causing a fire within the student residence is discovered or a doer who impedes the public safety and order (drinking alcohol and others of the like) is discovered.
3. In case it is judged that the person concerned or another resident is in a mental or physical crisis or danger.
4. In case if the resident and his her roommate has been out of contact for a long time.
5. In case a person whose admission has not been permitted has been discovered within a student residence building.
6. In case it has been judged that there is a worry of there being an accident that conforms to an item above.
Article 10 (Rules and regulations
The resident shall abide by the detailed rules for the students living in the student residence. And, when this has been violated, he or she shall receive the disposition according to 'The criteria for the imposition of the demerits of the student residence'. And he or she shall submit 'The written confirmation of the violation of the regulations of the student residence'. When needed, he or she will receive the concerned measures according to the decisions of the Steering Committee (hereafter called "the committee") of the student residence.
Article 11 (The management)
① The resident shall always maintain the residential and public spaces. He or she must strive to protect the facilities.
② The resident must actively participate in the cleaning that is carried out for the maintenance of a pleasant life environment.
Article 12 (Inspections)
① The resident must actively participate in the inspections of the personnel, safety, facilities, hygiene, etc. of the student residence for safety management and the formation of a sound student residence culture.
② There will be regular and non-periodical inspections carried out by the dorm office. The director of the student residence shall decide the details.
③ It shall be made a principle that the regular inspections and the non-periodical inspections shall be conducted by the supervisor.
④ In the case of other inspections, they can be conducted by the appropriate managers.
Article 13 (Leaving procedure)
① When student residence resident moves out, he or she must submit a written application for leaving, return the rented articles, and receive the inspections before leaving.
② If this is not sincerely fulfilled, demerits can be received and the admission may be restricted in the future.
③ The office of the supervisor can dispose personal articles left that are expired.
Article 14 (Rewards)
Residents who have performed good deeds, which can be a model for others, or who have contributed to the improvement of the life environment, reward points can be given or other rewards can be given.
Article 15 (Disciplinary actions)
① Residents who have violated the regulations may face disciplinary actions determined by the committee.
② The committee shall determine the disciplinary measures; including the kinds, the times, the methods, the grace periods, and etc.
③ In case there are objections to the results of Item 1 or Item 2, a formal objection can be made to the office of the supervisor within 10 days upon receiving notification from the committee. After receiving the written formal objection, the office of the supervisor can convene a committee meeting by receiving the approval of the Dean of Student Affairs and then deliberate again.

Supplementary provisions (January.12, 2015)

Article 1 (The date of enforcement)
These detailed rules shall be enforced from March 1st, 2015.
Article 2 (The interim measures)
Regarding the matters handled prior to the enforcement of these detailed rules, it shall be considered that they have been handled according to these detailed rules.

The criteria for the imposition of the demerits of the student residence

1. The principles for the imposition of the demerits.
a. Residents in the student residence who have violated the regulations and the detailed rules within the student residence, the decided demerits shall be imposed according to the the violations.
b. The demerits shall be accumulated and managed for one year from the date of the violation. If the accumulated score is higher than 10, it shall pertain to the subject for leaving. As for the detailed matters of the leaving period and others of the like, the decisions of the committee shall be followed

2. The criteria for the imposition of the demerits
a. It shall be made a principle that the supervisor shall impose the demerits according to the details of the violations of the detailed rules within the student residence. And the details of the imposition of the demerits shall follow the table of the criteria for the demerits.
b. According to the issue, the damage compensation can be claimed, a criminal charge can be made, and the forwarding can be made to the Scholarship and Guidance Committee.
c. Residents who break any unwritten rules (not explicitly written in the table of criteria, may still receive demerit points. This will be determined by the Dean of Student Affairs or the directory of the student residence.
d. In case there is an objection to the imposition of the demerits or to a decision of the committee, a formal objection can be made to the office of the supervisor within 10 days after the imposition of the demerits or the date of the receipt of the notification of the decision matters by the committee.

3. The reduction of the demerits.
a. Residents who have performed a good deed that can be a model for others within the student residence or who have contributed to the improvement of the life environment, the supervisor shall recommend the person who can receive reward points from the committee. Regarding this matter, the committee can give reward points or rewards according to the degree of the contribution.
b. Reward points can offset the demerits. Except, this shall not be applied to the demerits of the important violation matters pertaining to the 10 points of the demerits.

4. The table of the criteria for demerits

The table of the criteria for demerits
Category Demerits Details
Leaving 10 points A threat of or actually causing a fire (accidental fires and arsons) or the safety of the public.
Mixing of the sexes and the action of entering a room of the opposite sex or the action of permitting such an entry.
The action of violence, sexual harassment, and sexual molestation.
Theft (including the action of opening the mail of another person).
A person who has transferred the right of using the student residence to another person.
Carrying in the articles that are prohibited from being carried in (electric heating appliances, the inflammables, etc.)
The action of intentionally having bad influences on the network environment which is a public property (The spreading of viruses, the use of an IP address without permission, infringing into the computer of another person, the cases of reading, deleting, and spreading the materials and the data, etc.)
Smoking (smoking outside the permitted areas or the case of having discovered the traces of smoking within the household).
Not carrying out inspections for leaving without submitting (by e-mail, telephone, etc.) a proper reason to the office of the supervisor before leaving. (The act of defaulting the boarding expenses and not paying for the articles or the act of not having inspected the household cleaning).
Student counseling 3 points Drinking alcohol and possessing alcoholic beverages (including empty cans, empty bottles, etc.). Except, in the case of already having conducted the post-cleaning to fit the usage at the time of the inspection, it shall be an exception.
5 points Allowing someone into the student residence building who does not have permission, or lending out your card to someone else.
Voluntarily changing rooms. (Changing rooms without permission)
Making excessively loud noise.
Gambling (including online).
Failing to submit a health diagnosis certificate for the concerned academic year within the decided time period.
3 points Vandalism, the unauthorized movement of the equipment between rooms, and theft.
Urinating and defecating outside the designated places and the act of throwing rubbish (including vomit).
No pets allowed.
Leaving personal articles or moving public objects.
Leaving your personal articles after announced moving dates.
Warning 2 points The act of not cooperating with the inspections and the reexaminations (the non-fulfillment of the inspection procedure and the follow-up measures and the non-submission of the written confirmation of the violation of the regulations of the student residence).
Keeping your room and public facilities cleaned and in good condition.
Not following the regular time period for the admission (admission midway through the term and the students on leave and the students returning to school are exempt from the above).
Unauthorized use, leaving unattended, and failing to return common-use articles.
Posting things without getting the appropriate permission from the supervisor.