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STUDENT LOCKER SERVICE – Important Notes & Regulations

All applicants MUST read the following important notes and locker regulations carefully before submitting the locker application.  Any users who are found violated locker regulations may result in termination of the use of locker facilities and/or confiscation of items kept inside lockers and/or subject to disciplinary consequences.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

 1)      Eligibility

1.1   Full-time & Part-time students are eligible for application.

1.2   Students studying programmes offered by College of Professional & Continuing Education are not eligible to apply.

1.3   A maximum of ONE locker would be allocated to each eligible student.

1.4   No re-allocation of locker is allowed.  Applicants should choose locker location carefully before submitting their application.

 

2)      Locker Fee

2.1   $30 (one-off non-refundable) for locker rental service till 15 June of the academic year.

 

3)      Use of locker

3.1   Commencement of use of locker: Applicants will be notified by email about the locker number upon official receipt of locker fee.

3.2   The expiry date of locker rental service is 15 June of the academic year. Locker users have to vacate and unlock the lockers on or before the aforesaid expiry date.  

 

4)      Termination/Withdrawal/Completion of Study

4.1   Early return of locker is required in case of:

  • Graduation or completion of study
  • Termination of study
  • Deferment of study
  • Withdrawal of study
  • Change of Academic Programme

In the above circumstances, users have to vacate and unlock their lockers as soon as possible and within one month, failing that, our Office will force open any locker(s) and dispose of any items which are found inside lockers. 


4.2   Students who have their student ID changed are required to report to our Office as soon as possible. Our Office may classify locker users whose student status switched to non-active mode as termination of use of locker.  In such cases, our Office will force open any locker(s) and dispose of any items which are found inside lockers after the one-month grace period. 

 

5)      Other Advice

5.1   Students are advised not to store any valuable belongings such as cask, digital devices, personal identity documents, etc. in the lockers.  The University will not be responsible for the security, loss nor damage of the property kept inside the lockers.  Students should take full responsibility of items stored in their lockers.  In case of theft, students are advised to report to the Campus Security Control Centre (Room P110).       

5.2   Students must keep their lockers locked at all times.  They have the responsibility to acquire a strong padlock for their own locker.

5.3   Lockers are not transferable.  Students rented lockers must be responsible for all items stored in their own lockers. 

5.4   Students are strongly advised to acquire a strong padlock for their own locker. Red dot Warning & Tips (padlocks) Red dot

5.5   Combination locks are not recommended, for security reasons.  

 

REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF STUDENT LOCKERS:

 

1)      Students must observe the above important notes before making use of any lockers provided on campus.

 

2)      Students must keep their lockers locked at all times.  They have the responsibility to acquire a strong padlock for their own locker.  Failure to do so will lead to loss of your belongings kept inside.  And, to avoid unauthorized and improper use, our Office will dispose items found inside lockers which are not locked at once, once found, without any warning.

 

3)      Locker users should pay frequent visit to the locker allocated and, by doing so, be alert against theft.

 

4)      No stickers or posters are allowed on both the interior and exterior of the locker.

 

5)      Locker users must observe the rental period and deadline of clearance as the student gave consent to the regulations at the time when the student submitted application for locker rental for the said academic year.

 

6)      Occupying student locker(s) without proper application & approving procedures, and failure to observe the deadline of clearance are treated as unauthorized use.  Our Office will check regularly and force open any locker(s) and dispose of any items which are found inside lockers occupied by any unauthorized user(s).  Our Office is not liable for any loss or damage of items cleared from lockers occupied by any unauthorized users.

 

7)      The University reserves the right, in case of emergency or violation of the Regulations Governing the Use of Student Lockers, to take possession of the locker concerned, to dispose items found inside and to forfeit the right for using locker without prior notice.  The University is not liable for any loss or damage of the property found inside the locker under such circumstance.

 

8)      Students are advised to pay attention to possible disciplinary consequence arising from misuse of university amenities:

  • The locker so allocated through proper application channel is deemed for use by the student who made the application.  Any student found to have given the right of locker access to other person or any outsider(s) are subject to student disciplinary actions.
  • Storage of any items of illegal nature or of which may cause or be likely to cause a health hazard, security risk, physical danger or a nuisance to the environment/the University/general public (e.g. perishable food, explosives, pets, weapons, etc.) is strictly prohibited.  Such cases will be referred to the Student Discipline Committee of the University.
  • Any violation of the locker regulations may result in termination of the use of lockers and/or confiscation of items kept inside lockers.  Our Office may decide to take disciplinary actions against students who do not observe the rules governing the use of lockers.  Our Office also reserves the right to charge an administrative cost of $100 for forcing open any lockers with unauthorized and/or improper use.

 

All enquiries concerning the use of lockers should be directed to Centre STARS:

Location: Room ST314, 3/F Core S

Tel: 2766 6828

E-mail: stars.locker@polyu.edu.hk