(Ordinance 12.00)

.01 The Secretary of the Board of Trustees is empowered to establish regulations restricting or prohibiting access to and/or use of University buildings and property in order to provide for the convenient and efficient conduct of the University’s affairs, and the management and protection of such buildings and property; such regulations must be posted in the affected areas.

Michigan State University has established policies, ordinances, and regulations to reduce the risk of fire hazards in campus buildings.  Given the current risk of fire associated with hoverboards and the lack of recognized safety standards for such equipment, the Secretary of the Board of Trustees hereby prohibits the use, charging, storage, or possession of hoverboards and other similar equipment in all University buildings.

  • Board of Trustees
  • Enacted: September 15, 1964

(Ordinance 38.00)

.01 *Coasters, roller skates, roller blades, in-line roller skates, skateboards, and similar devices are restricted. No person on roller skates, roller blades, or a skateboard, or riding in or by means of any coaster, toy vehicle or similar device, shall go upon any roadway except while crossing a street within a crosswalk. In so crossing the street, such person holds the rights and is subject to the duties applicable to pedestrians. No person upon roller skates, roller blades, a skateboard, in-line skates or similar device shall go in or upon any parking ramp, buildings, gardens or any other posted areas. Restricted areas will be clearly marked.

* Denotes Civil Infraction

  • Board of Trustees
  • Enacted: April 14, 1995

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