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It is the policy of Southern Illinois University Carbondale to prohibit the use, possession or storage of hoverboards or similar electronic self-balancing skateboards or scooters on real property owned or controlled by the University.

This policy shall apply to all persons present on or in real property owned or controlled by the University. Real property owned or controlled by the University includes all buildings, classrooms, laboratories, clinics, venues, parking areas, sidewalks, housing facilities, outbuildings, common areas, and all other real estate under the control of the University, including without limitation all such real property owned by or leased, rented, or licensed to the University. 

Definition: Hoverboards or similar electronic self-balancing skateboards or scooters are defined as a type of portable, rechargeable battery-powered scooter. They typically consist of two wheels arranged side-by-side, with two small platforms between the wheels, on which the rider stands.  The device is controlled by the rider’s feet.


  • Complaints Against Employees
    Disciplinary proceedings will be conducted for violations of this University policy. Disciplinary procedures shall be implemented according to the applicable collective bargaining agreement and/or the applicable University policies and procedures. The appropriate Vice Chancellor, or his/her designee, shall be responsible for the disciplinary process and determination for all administrative/professional employees and faculty. The disciplinary process for Civil Service employees shall be in accordance with the State University Civil Service Act, 110 ILCS 70 et seq., and any applicable collective bargaining agreement.
  • Complaints Against Students
    The Student Conduct Code shall govern the disciplinary process for students.
  • Complaints Against Others on Campus
    Disciplinary or punitive action may also be taken against contractors, their sub-contractors doing business on University property or in University facilities, program participants, and visitors to the University. The action taken may include loss of access to University-related facilities, property, or equipment, or other appropriate sanctions.