University Ordinances

INTRODUCTION  TO

NORTHERN  MICHIGAN  UNIVERSITY ORDINANCES

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The Northern Michigan University Board of Control has determined that ordinances for the protection, benefit, government and control of persons and property within the boundaries of lands under the jurisdiction of the Board of Control are essential to secure the successful operation of the University, maintain good order, promote the designed objectives of the University, and obviate unnecessary and improper interferences with University activities and the lawful activities of those coming upon such lands.  The Board of Control, therefore, adopts the following ordinances.

EFFECTIVENESS OF ORDINANCES

The following ordinances, and any amendments thereto hereafter adopted by the Board of Control, shall be effective upon publication in a newspaper regularly circulated within Marquette County, Michigan.

AUTHORITY OF BOARD OF CONTROL

The following ordinances are adopted by the Board of Control pursuant to and in accordance with the authority granted to it by Michigan Public Act No. 222 of 1970, and as amended; MCL 390.591.

OFFICIAL COPY OF ORDINANCES

An official copy of these ordinances, and all subsequent amendments thereto, shall be maintained available for public inspection in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Control, the office of the Dean of Students, and the Department of Public Safety and Police Services.

MISDEMEANOR-PENALTY

Any person who shall refuse or fail to conform to the ordinances herein adopted shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, may be fined and/or imprisoned in jail, as provided by law.

DEFINITIONS

1.   The singular number, as used in these ordinances, includes the plural and the plural includes the singular.

2.   The term "person" as used in these ordinances includes, unless a contrary intention appears, individual persons, groups of individuals, public and private corporations, partnerships, and unincorporated or voluntary associations.

3.   The term "campus" as used in these ordinances means all property wheresoever situated, owned, or held by the Board of Control in its capacity as the governing board of Northern Michigan University.