General Rules and Regulations
Ramapo College of New Jersey reserves parking spaces for those individuals with handicaps. Unauthorized persons parking in those designated spaces will be ticketed by local police. The consequences for such unauthorized parking can include such penalties as fines, community service, loss of driver’s license, and prison.
Apartments are equipped with sprinklers. Nothing should be put near or attached to any sprinkler head and nothing should be done to compromise any safety equipment.
Licensees are issued a punch code which will give access to the apartment. ID cards are coded for front door access and must be processed at the CPA Hall office located in the lodge. No changes can be made to the existing hardware and no additional locks can be added.
Furnished apartments are provided. Additional furniture may be brought in but the existing furniture must remain in the apartment as there are no storage facilities to store the furniture. Any additional furniture that is brought in must meet CAL 133 requirements for upholstered items and may not block means of egress such as windows, the bedroom entryway, and the front door. The bedrooms have two extra-long twin beds, if pushed together, they become a king. In order to prevent a space when pushed together, a “Bed Bridge/Bed Connector/Mattress Kit” can be purchased at:
The Licensee shall not paint any area, furniture or other items in the apartment. Care should be taken by the Licensee not to put holes in the walls or ceilings of the residential unit. Painter’s tape is recommended for adhering postings to the walls.
Special attention must be paid to ensure that the fire alarms are not set off by such things as cooking. In any case, apartments must be vacated if the alarm sounds and not re-entered until cleared to do so by Public Safety.
Do not place signs or other items on windows.
Waterbeds are not allowed.
No weapons or illegal drugs of any kind are allowed on the Licensed Premises and campus.
Cable television is provided as per the current services available to students. No additional wires or cables can be strung outside the apartment. If you have any problems with your cable, please contact the helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call them at 201-684-7777.
No more than two pets, including up to one dog and two cats, are allowed. The licensee must have an approved pet contract for any pet to be allowed in the apartment. The licensee is responsible for the actions of his/her pets and any pet-related damages that occur while the Licensee resides in the Ramapo College licensed residential unit. This will include, without limitation, any extra cleaning or treatment needed after vacancy due to excess pet hair or pest infestation. The licensee is responsible for removal of waste left by his/her pet outdoors as well as indoors. Failure to do so will also result in cleaning charges being assessed against the Licensee.
The SchoolDude is a web-based system that allows users to input a request for routine services via a series of click-and-pick menus and can be found at http://repairs.ramapo.edu. This page must be viewed using Internet Explorer or Firefox and is only accessible on campus. Any questions regarding this site can be referred to the Service Desk at extension 7660.
If you require immediate assistance (i.e. no heat, extreme hot or cold temperatures, flooding, serious leaks, gas, electric or water outage) please call the Facilities Service Desk at extension 7660 Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM or Public Safety after these hours at extension 6666.
If a work order request has not been followed up in a reasonable timeframe, please call (201) 684-7061 or e-mail the College Park Apartments office at email@example.com and CPA staff will follow up with facilities to ensure that all of your work orders are being completed. Please do not contact outside contractors directly for repairs.
Campus “quiet” hours are 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. Reasonableness is expected regarding noise and interfering with the rights of others. Please be advised that Faculty/Staff apartments are located within student housing and more noise may be heard than expected in a non-student apartment complex. We ask that you advise us directly if there any significant noise issues in your apartment.
For additional rules, regulations, and policies regarding campus living, please read the Guide to Community Living which is available at http://www.ramapo.edu/students/reslife/guides.html . It will provide you with additional information you need to know.