Prohibitions and Restrictions

Know what is not a permissible activity or behavior and what is a restricted activity or behavior at the University. These policies are designed to (1) provide University faculty, staff, students, and visitors with a safe and secure environment in which to teach, research, work and study; (2) maintain integrity; and (3) preserve the aesthetics of the University.


Prohibited Activities/Behaviors Restricted Activities/Behaviors
FIN-010: University Mail Services

PRM-017: Use of University Facilities or Property, and Limits on Direct Solicitation and Advertising

FIN-019: Acceptance of Gifts and Special Benefits from Vendors

SEC-013: Tent Use on University Property

HRM-009: Preventing and Addressing Discrimination and Harassment

SEC-014: Hallway Storage and Other Hallway Use

HRM-010: Preventing and Addressing Retaliation

SEC-018: Fireworks Display

HRM-028: Preventing and Addressing Threats or Acts of Violence

SEC-030: Regulation of Weapons, Fireworks, Explosives, and Other Prohibited Items

HRM-041: Policy on Sexual and Gender-based Harassment and Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence

SEC-032: Open Burn and Open Flame Operations at the University of Virginia

PRM-011: Use of Working Time and University Equipment for Personal or Commercial Purposes

SEC-039: Protests, Demonstrations and Other Expressive Activities during Finals Weekend

SEC-015: Extension Cord Use

SEC-041: Use of Amplified Sound on Outdoor University Property

SEC-016: Prohibition of Cut Trees in all State-Owned and Leased University Facilities


SEC-017: Attic Storage


SEC-028: No Smoking or Vaping


SEC-036: Prohibition of Self-Balancing Electric Wheeled Boards (Hoverboards) at the University


SEC-042: Prohibition on Dogs Running at Large


STU-001: Use of Alcoholic Beverages and Prohibition of Other Drugs


STU-005: Prohibition on Hazing


VPRS-001: Prohibition of Food and Drink in Research Laboratories