Campus Center Building Manual

Campus Center Facility Policy Overview

Below are some of the highlights from our Campus Center Building Manual. For the complete building manual, please contact Campus Center and Student Experiences at campcntr@iupui.edu or 317-278-8511. We look forward to hosting you soon.

Access and Use Policy

The purpose of the IUPUI Campus Center is to serve primarily the needs of IUPUI students, faculty, and staff, and secondarily to serve the needs of visitors and guests, including patients and staff from the adjacent IU Health facilities. IUPUI reserves the right to request that users produce a valid form of identification in areas that are reserved for students, faculty, and staff.

All users are advised that the use of space and seating, including the use of meeting rooms, galleries, game rooms, lounges, cafes, restrooms, tables, chairs, sofas, computers, printers, and the like, within the IUPUI Campus Center facility shall be confined to the purpose(s) for which the space and property are designed and equipped for which they are suitable. In an effort to ensure a pleasant, productive, and reasonable environment for all, users shall observe the following rules, including but not limited to:

Users are prohibited from engaging in disruptive behavior or other behavior and activities that substantially interfere with the enjoyment of other users of the facility.

Camping and excessive sleeping in the IUPUI Campus Center are prohibited. For purposes of this policy, “camping” includes sleeping for an extended period of time (not including incidental napping), lying down and sleeping on a couch, bench, floor or other surface, with or without one’s belongings; excessive use of seating or space that interferes with priority usage for students, faculty, or staff; using the bathrooms for bathing, showering or for more than casual grooming; use of bedrolls, blankets and other such covering; storing personal belongings; carrying on cooking activities; and other similar behavior that amounts to using the seating or space as a temporary shelter or living quarters. Whether a given use constitutes “camping” will be determined based on the facts and circumstances of specific situations.

  1. Users are prohibited from entry into unauthorized areas of the Campus Center.
  2. Users other than students, faculty and staff with prior permission are prohibited from remaining in the Campus Center after closing or when requested to leave (emergency situations and drills included).
  3. Users shall comply with all campus policies and procedures, including without limitation policies prohibiting weapons and animals (except for service and therapy animals that have been approved in accordance with applicable University policies).
  4. Unattended property will be subject to confiscation.

Individuals who violate this policy will be asked to promptly comply or leave the premises. Failure to comply with a request to leave the IUPUI Campus Center and/or University property may subject such individuals to arrest and criminal prosecution under provisions of applicable state, county, and city laws. In the case of students, faculty, and staff who violate this policy, IUPUI reserves the right to pursue disciplinary action in accordance with applicable rules, including without limitation the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct, employment policies, and the Academic Handbook.

Prohibited in the Campus Center

Animals: Only service or therapy animals are permitted in the building. No other animals or personal pets are permitted in the building at any time.

Bicycles and recreational motorized scooters: Bicycles and recreational motorized scooters are not permitted inside the building.

Minors (unattended): Minors are not permitted to use the facility unless they are accompanied by a supervising adult, are currently enrolled at IUPUI, or are actively attending a specific event held in the Campus Center.

Skateboards and skates: The use of skateboards, in-line skates, roller blades and shoe skates is prohibited inside the Campus Center.

Weapons: Unauthorized firearms, weapons, ammunition, explosives, and other items that IU Police consider to be dangerous are prohibited on university property. This policy includes activities such as introducing, possessing, using, buying, or selling firearms. Even those with a valid state permit to carry the firearm, are not authorized to carry the firearm on university property. Only law enforcement officers and others who have prior approval from IU Police are authorized to carry firearms on campus.

Smoking/tobacco: The Campus Center follows the IUPUI Tobacco-Free Campus Policy.

Demonstrations and Protests

No amplified sound or yelling will be permitted in any public areas of the building except in specifically designated spaces according to existing policy. No demonstration or protest may disrupt any scheduled event or the operations of any department or service provided in the Campus Center. Individuals may not block or obstruct any entry or exit door to the building, any office and/or meeting room, or obstruct any hallway or other common passageway.

Individuals will be given one (1) warning if they are found in violation of this policy, with no more than 10 minutes for corrective action to take place. If the behavior is not corrected after 10 minutes, Campus Center staff will call the IU Police.

Political Rallies and Activities

The Campus Center may not be utilized by any student organization, university school or department, or community group for the financial benefit or for the appearance of institutional support or opposition of any political candidate or party. No campaign fundraising may occur on campus.

Political activities held in the Campus Center must abide by all related university policies.

Distribution of Literature and Surveys

Distributing literature or surveying in the Campus Center without a meeting room or information table reservation is prohibited. Individuals engaged in such activities will be asked to leave the premises.

Filming and Photo Shoots

Only IUPUI students, faculty, and staff may film or conduct photo shoots in the Campus Center without special permission from Campus Center and Student Experiences staff. All others interested in filming within the Campus Center must receive prior approval from IU Communications.

Lost and Found

The Information Desk on Level 1 serves as the main lost-and-found station in the Campus Center. Lost items will be kept at the Information Desk until the last day of the month in which they are turned in. Highly valuable items such as purses, wallets, cell phones, and credit cards are turned over to IU Police daily.

Campus Center and Student Experiences staff will not be held responsible for any materials, equipment, or personal items left in the building. If you believe your property has been stolen, contact the IU Police immediately by calling 317-274-7911.