University Policies & Regulations


Animals on Campus

Dogs and other animals which may cause Morgan community members reasonable apprehension of harm are not permitted on the Morgan State University campus or on University leased properties.

The only exceptionsto this notice will be as approved in writing by the President or other University officials designated by the President. Violators should be called to the attention of the Department of Police and Public Service-Morgan State University at 443.885.3103.

This notice covers, but is not limited to, dogs such as:

  1. Pit Bull Terriers
  2. Doberman Pinschers
  3. Rockweilers
  4. Staffordshire Terriers
  5. German Shepherds
  6. American Bulldogs

The notice also covers, but is not limited to, pets such as:

  1. Reptiles (Snakes, Lizards, etc.)
  2. Large Spiders


The State of Maryland, in Article 27, Section 268 H, defines "Hazing" as, "doing any act or causing any situation which recklessly or intentionally subjects a student to the risk of serious bodily injury for the purpose of initiation into a student organization of a school, college, or university." "Violation constitutes misdemeanor; penalty - A person who hazes a student so as to cause serious bodily injury to the student at any school, college, or university is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, is subject to a fee of not more than $500, or imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or both." "Consent of a student is not a defense. The implied or expressed consent of a student to hazing may not be a defense under this section. (1985, ch. 153)."

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather. The administrative decision regarding classroom activities and support operations will be announced on the Morgan State University's radio station, WEAA (88.9 FM), the official Station for accurate information. Also, information may be provided on local radio stations, some of which include: WBAL (AM/FM), WCAO (AM/FM), WFBR, WWIN, WGBR and WEBB; on the University's main telephone line, 443.885.3333; and on Morgan's Web Page (


Students are encouraged to provide assistance in the maintenance of University facilities. Be alert to maintenance problems and report them immediately as follows:

  1. Residence Halls - RA, Residence Director or the Director of Housing, at 443.885.3218
  2. McKeldin Center - Director of the Mckeldin Center at 443.885.3120
  3. Dining Facility - Manager of Business Services at 443.885.3065

Academic Buildings, Administrative Buildings, and Grounds - Report to the Physical Plant Department on extension 3320 during normal working hours of on weekends and holidays, report via the Police Department extension 3103.

Questions? Please contact the Physical Plant at 311 Washington Service Center or call 443.885.3177