Custodian of Policy: VP Finance & Administration
Effective Date: Current
Last Review: Unknown
Next Review: TBD
It is the policy of Minnesota State University Moorhead to provide a safe environment for all students, employees, visitors and guests by establishing and enforcing regulations for animals on campus. This policy and any related procedures apply to all areas and all members of the campus community, as well as all individuals using the campus grounds or buildings, including leased properties.
Animals are hereby defined as invertebrate ("without backbones", e.g. worms, crustaceans, mollusk, insects, arachnids) and vertebrate ("back-boned", e.g., fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals) animals. Dangerous animals are defined as those potentially jeopardizing to the health and welfare of humans by reason of their size and ferocious nature, breeding, carrier of human disease and parasites, and possession of venom.
Violations of this policy should be reported to Campus Security, 477-2449. Disciplinary actions may be taken.