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Rules and Regulations of the Student Hostel

Section A: Offence and Discipline related to Accommodation

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Offence 

Penalty 

 1

a) Resident student who allow student of the opposite sex to their room or to be at the corridor

b) Close proximity among unmarried couples

To be sent to the Student Affairs and Development Division

 

 

2

Student who obstruct/prevent an officer, worker or any person authorised by the university from entering their rooms

RM50.00 

 3

Resident student who are not at their hostels between 12 midnight and 5 a.m 

RM50.00 

 4

a) Non-resident student who remain inside the campus between 12 midnight and 5 a.m

b)Squatting between 12 midnight and 5 a.m

c)Student who allow other student to squat in their rooms

RM50.00 

 5

a)Damaging/vandalising any fixtures in the hostel

b)Disturbing or bothering others while using the facilities in the hostel

c)Vandalising or removing hostel/university property 

To pay compensation according to the damage 

 6

a)Changing hostels without permission

b)Changing rooms without permission

c)Renting out their rooms to others

d)Student who rent the rooms (c) 

RM50.00 and returning to the original hostel/room

To pay the daily rental according to the period of tenancy 

 7

a)Failure to vacate the room or move from the room and failure to hand over the key within the stipulated period

b)Failure to vacate the room at the end of the period of tenancy 

To pay compensation based on the number of days overstayed

 8

a)Bringing in perishable /prohibited food items

b)Possessing or drinking alcohol/liquor in the rooms/hostel

c)Possesing or distributing drugs

d)Possesing pornography, prohibited reading materials or audio visuals

e)Possesing or using hazardous chemical substances or medications 

RM50.00

To be sent to the Student Affairs and Development Division 

9

Keeping pets

RM50.00

 10

Commiting dangerous acts such as climbing on the roof/window ledges

RM50.00 

 11

Failure to switch off lights/fans before leaving the room

RM50.00 

 12

Failure to use bed sheets/pillow cases or clean bed sheets/pillow cases at all times

RM50.00 

 13

Gambling/gaming which involves betting

To be sent to Student Affairs and Development Division

 14

Performing acts of idolatry in the room

Advice / To be sent to Students Affairs and Development Division

 15

Ragging (during orientation week) or causing physical or mental abuse at any time 

To be sent to Students Affairs and Development Division 

 16

Providing false information about oneself or failure to provide information required by the warden or his representative

RM50.00

 17

Prossessing or publishing printed materials prohibited by the law or that can create racial tension

To be sent to Students Affairs and Development Division

 18

Stealing/blackmailing/sexual harassment 

To be sent to Students Affairs and Development Division 

 19

Causing injury to other without valid reason

To be sent to Students Affairs and Development Division

 20

Fighting, punching or being a member of banned groups

To be sent to Students Affairs and Development Division

 21

Failure or refusal to provide information on any crime or being involved in any criminal activity

To be sent to Students Affairs and Development Division

 22

Spying or acting suspiciously in areas designated for the opposite sex

To be sent to Students Affairs and Development Division

 23

a) Parking vehicles in unauthorised places or where it causes obstruction

b) Using vehicles which do not comply with the provisions of the Road Transport Act 1987

RM50.00

24

Playing music/disturbing the peace between midnight and 6 a.m

RM50.00

25

Organising social activities in the hostel without approval

RM50.00 

26

a) Cooking in the room or anywhere in the hostel

b) Using naked flames in the building

c) Carrying out experiment with hazardous/flammable chemicals in the room or hostel

RM50.00

 27

Failure to keep the room neat and tidy

RM50.00 

 28

Smoking within the hostel area

RM50.00 and send to the anti-smoking clinic 

 29

Disobeying valid directives/requests made by any officer/staff of USM authorised to do so within the campus

Advice/Warning/RM50.00 fine