All residents are expected to adhere to all policies and procedures prescribed in this Residence
Hall Guidebook, the terms and conditions of the residence hall contract, and the Policies and
Regulations Affecting Students. Any violations of these policies could result in disciplinary action.
Individual or group behavior that causes a disturbance or threatens the safety and rights of
other persons and/or University property is prohibited. This includes hall sports, inappropriate
public behavior, etc.
There are times when students may suspect that behavioral standards are not being met
and/or may encounter a policy violation not of their own doing. In these instances students are
1) seek staff for assistance immediately; 2) confront the situation - get the policy violation to stop appropriately; or 3) immediately leave the situation and report it to the front desk.
You may bring your bicycle to campus. Information on obtaining an Iowa City license and
on the best methods of locking bicycles is available from the University of Iowa Police, 808
University Capital Center.
Bicycle parking is available in the outside bicycle racks. Any bicycles parked or chained in any
other public space of the residence halls or in public areas of the University may be removed by
parking enforcement personnel and held at their office (at the IMU Parking Ramp) until claimed by
You may keep your bike in your room as long as your roommate(s) agree. For safety reasons, bicycles must be walked, not ridden, in buildings.
All items you have contracted to pay (tuition, fees, room and board, etc.) will be billed in full
on August 1 for fall semester and on January 1 for spring semester. There are various payment
plans and methods available. Contact the University Billing Office for more information. http://www.uiowa.edu/ubill/payment_options/index.html UBills are paid on ISIS
with a debit from your bank account - to do so you must complete a debit form available at the
University Billing Office, 5 Calvin Hall. You can also pay your U-Bill at the UICCU located in the
IMU. Your $100 advance payment will be credited to your first bill, fall semester.
Your housing contract states that you are responsible for paying your bill in full when billed. If
you cannot pay your bill or can only make partial payments on your bill, schedule an appointment
with Contracts and Assignments, 4141 Burge Hall, to discuss payment options and your plan for
taking care of the bill. Failure to contact Contracts and Assignments to discuss your specific
circumstances could result in legal action at your expense, the cancellation of your meal plan and
Blood or Bodily Fluids Exposure
Any student having exposure to blood or other bodily fluids should call Student Health Service
for screening and advice, (319)-335-8392. Student Health Service will provide initial screening,
evaluation, testing, initiation of necessary preventative treatments, follow-up, and referral when
indicated for students who have had an exposure to blood or bodily fluids.
Possible exposure to bloodborne pathogens include: needlesticks, any sharps injury, exposure
to an individual's blood or other bodily fluids to non-intact skin, eye, nose, mouth, or through a
human bite that breaks the skin. If exposure occurs, immediately wash the area thoroughly,
identify the source, and call Student Health Service.
Bus Service (Cambus)
Cambus is the University's on-campus, free-fare public transit system. The services are
designed for University students, faculty, and staff as they link all University facilities; including the
residence halls, east-west campus, and commuter and storage parking lots. Service is provided
from 6:30 a.m. to 12:45 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 a.m. on weekends.
Cambus also operates a late-night SafeRide Bus service on Friday and Saturday from midnight to
2:30 a.m. Bus stops are located throughout the campus and display schedule information.
Schedules are also available at residence hall display racks, on any Cambus, or on the UIOWA web page.
The Red and Blue Routes circle the campus at ten-minute intervals; the Interdorm Route
provides express service between the residence halls and the east side of campus; a shuttle route
runs between the Pentacrest area and the University's health sciences area. For more information,
access the Cambus website at www.uiowa.edu/~cambus/.