Out of respect for the privacy of others, students are not permitted to enter the residence hall of the opposite sex except during open lounge and open residence hours. Entering the residence halls of the opposite sex is strictly forbidden, with the exception of planned Open Residence. Both the student hosting and the student visiting outside of Open Residence hours will be held accountable.

The responsibilities of Providence include a right to enter into the students’ rooms for the following reasons:

  1. To ensure maintenance and general repair within the room.
  2. To address an emergency or health risk.
  3. To ensure the room is vacant during fire drills.
  4. To provide for the health and safety of all residents (includes inspections).
  5. To turn off stereos, radios, or alarm clocks which are bothersome to others.
  6. To investigate, when reasonable cause exists, possible violations of Providence regulations.