2.24 | Misuse of Transportation

2.24.A | Use of skateboards, rollerblades, scooters, bicycles, or other similar modes of transportation in university buildings, or on university premises, in such a manner as a constitute a safety hazard to cause damage to university, or personal property, is prohibited.

2.24.B | The use, possession, charging, or storage of self-balancing boards, or similar personal devices, within university buildings, including the Residence Halls, is prohibited.

2.24.C | Bicycles and scooters need to be secured to university provided bike racks, or designated university scooter/charging stations. Any property in violation of these rules will be impounded by the University Police Department. These items are not permitted in any university buildings.

2.24.D | Battery Powered Scooters & Other Transportation Devices: Electric scooters are available for campus visitors, students, staff, and faculty in outdoor sections of the WT campus. Those who utilize electric scooters must operate them according to campus rules and regulations. The following rules apply to use the electronic scooters on campus:

i. Scooters are not allowed inside any university-owned buildings.

ii. Users are responsible for following all traffic laws. This includes, but is not limited to, stopping at stop signs and stoplights, yielding, and not surpassing the speed limit.

iii. Scooters should be operated in areas where bicycle traffic is allowed.

iv. Scooters must be operated in a safe manner, and may be subject to Student Conduct sanctions if operated in a manner that is determined to be reckless.

v. Scooters are meant for single riders only.

vi. Scooters should be parked in preferred designated scooter parking spaces/areas when possible.

vii. Be mindful not to impede pedestrian and ADA access. Do not park on sidewalks, ADA ramps, curb cuts, or staircases.

viii. Access to electric scooters may be limited by the university or the City of Canyon, at any time.

2.24.E | WTAMU has the right to revoke scooter privileges on campus for anyone found in violation of the Student Rules outlined in the WTAMU Student Handbook.

2.24.F | If you see a battery-powered scooter/bike/hover board inside a building, please ask the individual to take it outside. The lithium batteries could pose a fire hazard inside the buildings.

2.24.G | Reckless riders should be reported within the Bird app, or the Office of Community Standards at

2.24.H | Drones: All drone flights on the WTAMU campus must be approved by the University Police Department (UPD), which works in conjunction with the Environmental Health and Safety and Risk Management offices; unless the flight has an approved flight plan in a designated location prior to the flight taking place. FAA guidelines for all drone flights can be found at The TAMU system is also finalizing a drone policy which can be found at

2.24.I | Parking Barricades: The University Police Department and Physical Plant often have to block off spaces for special events, construction projects, and routine maintenance. Students caught tampering with cones, barricades, or signs could be subject to disciplinary action.