Liability

In the event of damage by fire, water, steam, or other causes which renders an assigned space unfit for occupancy, the University reserves the right to reassign the resident(s) to alternate University housing accommodations. If such alternative accommodations are not available, the Occupancy Agreement(s) may be terminated by the University without liability for damages.

If appliances in the premises are not functioning, upon the University receiving reasonable notice, the University will make efforts to restore the functioning of such appliances. There will be no decrease in the cost of housing in the event of non-functioning appliances.

The University shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss of or damage to any article or personal property anywhere on the premises of the Columbia Housing residence halls, whether or not caused by the University’s negligence.