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REG 11.25.04 - Quiet Hours in Student Housing Regulation

NOTICE: This policy/regulation is presented in its format as of the date of posting to this website. The university is in the process of conducting a thorough review of all its policies and regulations. This policy/regulation has not yet been reviewed/vetted in accordance with REG 01.20.01.

Authority: Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs


  • First Issued:
  • Revised: July 1, 2011
  • Last Revised: March 23, 2012

Additional References:

Contact Information: Director of Housing and Residence Life, 910-775-4253


1.1 Quiet hours are in effect from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m., Sunday through Friday, and from 1 a.m. to noon, Saturday and Sunday. Round-the-clock quiet hours will be observed during exam week. Courtesy hours are any hours of the day that are not quiet hours. Students are urged to use common sense when it comes to courtesy hours. Violations of courtesy hours or quiet hours could place a student in the position of being dismissed from the residence halls or on-campus apartments.

1.2 Interpretation of the quiet hours and courtesy hours regulation shall be made by the staff using the following criteria:

1.2.a. students should be able to sleep and study in their rooms undisturbed by the noise of others;

1.2.b. when quiet hours are in effect, noise originating in student rooms shall not penetrate beyond the confines of their room;

1.2.c. when noise originates outside of a student room (hallways, lounges, lobbies, etc.), the noise shall not penetrate into student rooms, study areas, or other common areas;

1.2.d. when courtesy hours are in effect, noise, whether originating inside or outside of a student room, shall not be heard more than two doors away; and

1.2.e. at no time should noise from a student room permeate to the outside of the building.