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Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services

Animals in University Buildings

Section: Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services Policies
Policy Name: Animals in University Buildings
Policy Owner: Executive Vice President
Responsible University Office: Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services
Origination Date: April 30, 1984
Revisions: April 1, 1996; July 1, 2005
Legacy Policy Number: 2-16
  1. POLICYAnimals are not permitted in any University building, except for Seeing Eye dogs and dogs specially trained to assist the hearing impaired, and animals used in teaching or research.

    On a case by case basis, animals may be permitted in event venues or conference facilities when animals are the main focus of the event i.e., cat show, circus, etc.