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RSCC Policy GA-21-04; Food and Drink in Classrooms

RSCC Policy GA-21-04; Food and Drink in Classrooms

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Policy Number: GA-21-04
Subject: Food and Drink in Classrooms

The food and drink policy pertains to all persons using classroom space at Roane State.

  • All general classrooms (excluding those with carpet) will be open for food and drink.
  • Individual faculty may establish a "no food and drink" policy for their class periods.
  • Decisions on whether to allow food and drink in all labs require consensus among faculty using labs each term, providing that universally accepted safety regulations such as those of OSHA, etc., are followed.
  • No food or drink is permitted in carpeted classrooms. Exceptions may be made by academic deans and/or center directors for classes lasting longer than two hours.

Revision History: 02/27/1991; 07/01/1995, 06/18/2007
Revision Date Effective: 06/18/2007
Revision Approval By: Gary Goff, President
Original Date Effective: 11/20/1990
Original Approval By: Sherry L. Hoppe, President
Office Responsible: Vice President Student Learning
Reviewed: 05/22/2014

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