Policy Name: Animals on Campus
Policy ID Number: 03-04-025
Version Effective Date: Not Available
Last Reviewed on: March 1, 2019
Applies To: Faculty, Staff
Responsible Office: Human Resources
INTRODUCTION AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
New Jersey City University (NJCU) supports the use of service and emotional support animals on campus in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and in other situations subject to the rules outlined in this policy. This policy offers information regarding what constitutes a service animal, service animal in training, an emotional support animal, domestic animal; the rights and responsibilities of the owner and/or trainer; and animal access throughout campus, including within campus housing and the cohabitant conditions of non-threatening wild animals.
In order to provide for the health, safety and welfare of all persons on property owned or controlled by NJCU, the following rules are established to control domestic animals on university property. (Domestic animals are any dog, cat or tamed animal intended to be a pet or companion for a person).
DATE TO INITIATE REVIEW AND UPDATE
As deemed necessary or appropriate by the Policy Coordinator but at a minimum, at least every 5 years from the date of last review.