Visitation and Guest Policies and Procedures

 Marist students are welcomed to entertain other Marist students, off-campus students or non-students in the residence areas as long as it does not infringe on the rights of the other residents and as long as the student and guest adhere to the Visitation and Guest Policy outlined below. Roommates/housemates should determine guidelines for guests and visitors that adhere to College policy and are agreeable to residents of the room/suite/apartment.

Any individual (student or non-student) that is not assigned to live in the particular room/apartment where there is an alleged violation. All guests of first year students must be issued guest passes, which they are required to carry at all times.

A visitor to a residence area is defined as a Marist College student who is not a registered resident of that facility.

A host is defined as a student responsible for a guest. The host must accompany the guest at all times. Failure to do so will result in discipline action.

A.  Marist students are responsible at all times for the behavior of their guests, and will be held accountable for any of the guest’s behavior that is in violation of the Code of Student Conduct.
B.  Resident first year students who would like to host a guest must register them.  When possible, students are encouraged to register guests prior to their arrival. Guests are limited to two consecutive night stays per 7 night period.
C.  All campus guests are limited to two consecutive night stays per 7 night period.  Students found in violation may incur disciplinary or financial responsibility.
D.  All guests entering first year residence halls must obtain a guest pass to enter the building.
E.  Any Marist student hosting a guest must remain with that person for the duration of the visit.
F.   For the 2016-2017 academic year no guests will be allowed as stated in the 2016-2017 calendar.
G.  Any guest who violates College policy or state and federal laws may be asked to leave the College immediately. Guests removed from campus are responsible for attaining their own transportation off-campus. Any guest not capable of safely operating a motor vehicle must leave by cab or other means of public or private transportation at their own expense. After investigation of the incident the person may be notified in writing that he/she is banned from College property until further notice.
H.  Upon the recommendation of the Resident Director/Office of Housing & Residence Life, the Office of Safety & Security, or the Student Conduct Office, guests may be banned from visiting the College.

Procedures for Obtaining a Guest Pass from an Entry Officer
•    A non-Marist guest must present a photo ID that includes their name, address, and date of birth.
•    A guest under the age of 18 must list a parent/guardian n Emergency Contact Phone Number.
•    The guest must sign the Guest Registration Form.
•    The host and guest must be present when applying for a Guest Pass.

•    The Yellow Guest Registration Form must be carried by the guest at all times and shown to any staff member of the College upon request.
•    A student is allowed only two non-Marist guests at a time.
•    All guests must park in the Beck Place lot. A temporary parking permit is not required. Marist students visiting other Marist students must have a valid Marist College ID and swipe in before being allowed entry (current process).
•    All hosts are responsible for the conduct of their guests at all times.

For Residents of Sheahan, Leo, Champagnat and Marian Halls: Friday and Saturday Nights:
Guest Passes will be given out between 3:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. only at the following locations: entry desks of Leo, Sheahan, Champagnat and Marian, and the Security Desk in Donnelly Hall. Guest passes are also available at the Champagnat Breezeway from 6 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Sunday through Thursday:
Guest Passes will be issued at the Security Desk in Donnelly Hall between 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. and/or at the Entry Desks from 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
All guest and visitors must leave by 1:00 a.m.

Exceptions to this will only be granted for college offices sponsoring individuals for official college visits.

Please Note: The Office of Housing and Residential Life and/or Office of Safety and Security reserve the right to change Guest Pass Policy at any time.