Guests staying overnight must present their Guest Registration Card upon check-out in order to receive their drivers license back.
All guests must be registered by their host during limited access hours (midnight to 6 a.m., seven days a week). If a guest arrives before the designated time of limited access, the hosting resident must ensure that the guest is registered prior to the beginning of limited access hours.
At the time of registration, all guests must following the procedure outlined below:
Because the information is stored in a database, it will enable University Housing Services to generate reports on who is in a building or on campus at all times.
Should doors be locked in an emergency situation, students can enter their building by swiping their ISU Redbird cards through the same card reader they use to access the building between midnight and 6 a.m.
Acceptable forms of identification
Residents need their ISU Redbird cards. Guests need to present a government issued picture ID, such as:
Responsibility for guest behavior
A guest is defined as a person who is a non-resident of a particular residence hall. Residents are responsible for their behavior at all times and as such, should ensure that their guests are informed about residence hall policies prior to their arrival.
Host must escort guests at all times
Guests who are students of Illinois State University share responsibility for their behavior with their host. Guests who are not students of Illinois State University may be required to leave university premises and could be subject to criminal prosecution for violations of university policy.
A guest considered officially checked out when the following conditions are met:
Failure to checkout properly may result in the host losing the privilege to check in a guest as well as a host being able to participate in the guest registration process in the future.