For Residents

  1. During daytime hours, you may only sign-in up to a total of four (4) non-FDU person at a time. No limit on FDU guests (resident or commuter).
  2. During overnight hours, you may only sign-in up to a total of two (2) guests (FDU students or non-FDU persons) at a time. Non-FDU guests must be registered in advance (refer to Registering An Overnight Guest for non FDU persons) at the Department of Public Safety. Non-FDU guests not registered as per the overnight guest registration procedures must vacate the residence hall by 12:00 am (midnight). Violators will be considered trespassing.
  3. Visiting other residence halls – You are able to visit other residence halls 24 hours a day by being signed in by a resident of that hall. The resident (your host) you are visiting must meet you in the main lobby/entryway of the building to sign you in with the Hall Security Assistant. You will need to present your valid FDU ID card to the Hall Security Assistant to enter the building every time. Every time you leave the building, you must sign out with the Hall Security Assistant. Upon your departure, your host must escort you to the main lobby/entryway of the residence hall.
  4. Having other FDU residents or FDU commuter students visit your hall – You are able to host FDU students (residents and commuters) who do not live in your residence hall by signing in him/her with the Hall Security Assistant in your building. You must meet all of your guests in the main lobby/entryway of your building. Your guest(s) will be required to present their valid FDU ID card with the Hall Security Assistant every time they enter the building. Guests must also sign out with the Hall Security Assistant every time they leave the building. Upon the departure of your guest(s), you must escort them to the main lobby/entryway of the residence hall. During overnight hours, you may only host up to two (2) guests a time.
  5. Hosting a non-FDU person during daytime hours – You are able to host non-FDU individuals in your residence hall by signing in him/her (four per resident) with the Hall Security Assistant in your building. You must meet all of your guests in the main lobby/entryway of your building. Your guest(s) will be required to present a valid state ID or driver’s license with the Hall Security Assistant every time they enter the building. They must also sign out with the Hall Security Assistant every time they leave the building. Upon the departure of your guest(s), you must escort them to the main lobby/entryway of the residence hall.
  6. Hosting a non-FDU person overnight – You are able to host non-FDU individuals in your residence hall by following the procedures listed in the Registering An Overnight Guest (non-FDU person).
  7. Hosting a non-FDU person younger than 18 years of age – Any person that is 15 years of age or older and would like to stay overnight in the residence hall must submit, at least seven (7) days in advance, a Consent Form (see definition) completed by a parent/guardian containing a contact phone number for consideration to the Housing and Residence Life. Once the request is approved by the Housing and Residence Life, residents must follow the procedures listed in Registering An Overnight Guest (non-FDU person). The Department of Public Safety must be provided with a copy of the guest’s Consent Form validated by the Housing and Residence Life.
  8. Visitors younger than 15 years old are not allowed to stay overnight in University residence halls.