[Faculty Handbook Category #3]
“Animal” for the purposes of this policy, shall mean any animal other than a human.
“Their human” shall mean the owner or keeper of the animal.
Applicable Public Law
Any person bringing an animal(s)
onto the property of
Service animals are legally defined (Americans With Disabilities Act) and are trained to meet disability-related needs of their handlers. Federal laws protect the rights of individuals with disabilities to be accompanied by their service animals in public places. St. Olaf will comply with all applicable laws pertaining to service animals.
Animals in Buildings
No animals are allowed in
Animals on the Grounds
Animals must be leashed and under the direct control of their human. Animals running freely will be reported to the City of Northfield Animal Control Officer for pickup as provided for in the City Code.
All animal feces must be picked up and properly disposed of by the associated human.
Animals that are tied up and unattended are not under the direct control of their human and are also subject to pickup.
Animals that are left in their human's vehicle will be reported if they appear to be neglected or under duress from heat, inadequate ventilation, or severe cold.
St. Olaf reserves the right
to remove from the campus or report to the City of
Persons who wish to report
violations of this policy