Hall Policies and Procedures


Review the Scripps College Guide to Student Life to learn more about Hall Policies and the Standards of Conduct. Need to report an incident that has recently occurred? Click here.

Read below for frequently asked about policies and general conduct reminders.

Opening and Closing

Fall 2017

Thursday, August 24: 8-11am check in for New Students.
Sunday, August 27 – Monday, August 28: 10am-7pm check in for returning students
Saturday, December 16: Residence Halls close at noon

Spring 2018

Sunday, January 14-15: 10am Residence Halls open for returning students
Saturday, May 12: 12pm, Residence Halls close for all non-graduating students
Monday, May 14: 12pm, Residence Halls close for all graduating seniors

Frequently Asked About General Hall Policies

Quiet Hours: GSL 4.32

11pm-9am Quiet Sunday-Thursday
1am-10am Quiet Friday and Saturday
22 Hour Quiet in effect Sunday, December 11 through Friday December 16
22 Hour Quiet in effect Sunday, May 7 through Friday May 12

Smoking Policy: GSL 4.33

No smoking within 25 feet of any building, including  inside courtyards or on balconies.

Lockout Policy: 4.29

Two free lock-outs a year. $25 fee after two free lock-outs.

Who to call:

Weekdays (M-F)

8am-5pm Maintenance: 909.607.2541
5pm-12am Resident Advisor: 909.708.7603 or 909.708.7604
12am-8am Campus Safety: 909.607.2000

Weekends (Sa-Su)

8am-12am Resident Advisor: 909.708.7603 or 909.708.760
12am-8am Campus Safety: 909.607.2000

Cooking and Electrical Appliances Policy: GSL 4.12

No extension cords, holiday lights, hot plates, coffee percolators, corn poppers, rice cookers, halogen lamps,electrical water coolers,space heaters, and all cooking appliances.

Animal Policy: GSL 4.03

The keeping of animals, other than fish or birds that can humanely fit in a contained enclosure no larger than 10 gallons within the student’s room, is prohibited. If a student is found to have any other non-approved animal other than fish, the student will be charged $100 and must remove the animal immediately. Failure to remove the animal will result in a $25 per day additional fine. Additionally, the student is charged for any damages caused by the animal or any services required to remove the animal. If the animal is not removed immediately, further and more serious disciplinary action will result.

Escort and Guest Policy: GSL 4.15

Scripps students are responsible for escorting their guests in, around, and out of the residence halls. Scripps students may host a guest over night, with permission from roommates, for no  more than four consecutive nights.