Skating and Skate Boarding
2 points *
* Student Conduct Point System: Students and organizations are assessed points and sanctions for violations of Carthage policies. The point system is divided into three categories, based on the degree of severity of the infraction. Read more about the Student Conduct Point System
Inline skating, skateboarding, and roller skating on campus, whether for recreation or transportation, must meet the basic requirements of courtesy and respect for persons and property. All such activity is to be conducted in a safe manner, giving priority and right of way to pedestrians. Cooperating with motorists and yielding right of way is also expected.
Inline skating, roller skating, skateboarding, and use of similar devices are permitted under the above policy with the following prohibitions:
Such activity is not allowed within any campus building. (Such devices must be removed at the entrance to the building and may not be worn or used inside any campus building).
Such activity is not allowed on prepared sports surfaces such as, but is not limited to, tennis courts or synthetic turf areas.
Such activity is not allowed in any place where such use causes actual or potential damage to the physical plant of the College, or risks the safety of any member of the College community. Examples of such places include, but are not limited to, handrails, steps, ramps, fountains, statues, historic or information plaques, campus signs, raised surfaces, etc.
Failure to comply with this policy may result in disciplinary action that may include the cost of repair or replacement of any damaged property as well as other sanctions.