Animals on Campus
UAS Animals on Campus Policy
- Animals may be brought on University property provided that the animal is:
- confined in the owner's automobile (with consideration for weather conditions and ventilation); and
- on a leash and accompanied at all times by an individual capable of controlling the animal.
- Anyone who brings an animal on University property must:
- comply with CBJ ordinance requirements for sanitary disposal (08.40.040);
- assume all financial responsibility for any damage to property or injury to individuals caused by the animal.
- Animals may not be tethered to University buildings, structures, motor vehicles, trees, railings, light poles, benches, posts, or other structures.
- Animals may not be taken into a University building except as listed below:
- housing facilities where animals are specifically allowed:
- animals maintained on campus in non-residence areas for research and laboratory purposes, with the approval of teaching, research, or service departments;
- service animals. As defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA): "any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including, but not limited to, guiding individuals with impaired vision, alerting individuals who are hearing impaired to intruders or sounds, providing minimal protection or rescue work, pulling a wheelchair, or fetching dropped items." (28 CRF 36.106)
- Animals found tethered to University property or wandering loose on campus may be impounded or reported to the local enforcement agency.
- Repeat offenses or serious violations will lead to referral to the appropriate University authorities and/or the local enforcement agency for further action.