The purpose ofthese guidelines is to give you, the student, flexibility in designing
a loft for your room, yet insuring the protection and safety of you, other residents
and the building. Any loft construction not complying with the following guidelines
- Loft construction may only be done during the hours of 10:00 am and 8:00 pm. This
is to insure the rights of others are not infringed upon.
- The residents ofthe room assume fullresponsibility for any damagesto the caused by
the loft construction project. Furthermore, theCollege assumes no responsibility of
liability for any injuriesto occupants of the room or their guests, as a result of
- Lofts must be located and constructed in such a way that they do not interface with
or obstruct accessto Windows, plumbing, air-heating units, telephones, life safety
equipment, and the main entrance/exit.
- Lofts are to be freestanding. Bolts, nails, etc., are not to be sunken into the wall,
ceiling or floor to support the loft.
- Attached room fixtures(light fixtures, electrical outlets, desks, air/heating units)
may not be removed, altered, orrelocated due to the loft construction project.
- Lofts are to be completely dismantled and removed from the room when the occupant
vacates the room or by the time specified by the Coordinator(usually before finals
week). At the time of checkout, the room must conform to the original room condition
- A minimum of 24” must be left vacant between the top surface of the bed-loft and theceiling.
- A fire extinguisher must be provided by the student.No loft construction projects may be completed without agreement to these guidelinesand inspection of the construction by a residence hall educator.
I, __________________________, am applying to have a freestanding loft in __________________. I have read and
understand the Loft Construction Guidelines and understand that I am responsible for any damage that the structure causes to the above listed room.
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