Campus Strictness

Location
Big Rapids, MI
Undergrads
9,366
Tuition (in-state)
$16,512 ($10,354)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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3 College Junior

Campus Strictness: I do not live on-campus but I do not hear any complaints every either.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: I haven't really witnessed much, or been involved in anytrhing, but with the few incidents I heard about last year, they have done a great job and caught violent offenders very quickly and offer emergency text message alerts, which I think everyone should opt into.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: To tell the truth I don't even notice school policy. I'm sure it affects some people but I am not one of them.

College Junior

Campus Strictness: I don't live on campus so i'm unsure of how strict things are

4 College Junior

Campus Strictness: A lot of things are allowed to happen as long as you don't bother anyone, but the repercussions for a lot of incidents are absolutely ridiculous.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 1281st
    Strictest Honor Code
  • 1364th
    Most Lenient Parking
  • 1374th
    Best Campus Police

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Lauren Moore
Hometown
Temperance, MI
Major
Marketing
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Overall, the campus is neither very strict, nor very lenient. The strictness lingers somewhere in the middle, with some issues being more addressed and others not as much. The strictest rules come with the parking and the issuance of tickets. Other strict rules are in place regarding alcohol in dorms, underage drinking, and the use of drugs. Some of the more lenient rules are regarding new student organizations, honor code, noise violations, and visitation in the dorms. The rules regarding attendance vary depending on the teacher. Some teachers' policies are much stricter, where missing one class can lower your grade immensely. The best way to figure out which teachers have the stricter policies is to talk with students in the same program who have had the teachers in the past.

The police are seen as pretty tolerant and as being friendly and easy to get along with if you respect them. However, they will be there to break up anything if a situation occurs, leading some people to believe they are just there to break up the fun. RAs are pretty fair, too. They will talk to students in the dorm if there is a problem and will give warnings first. They are also there to talk if a student needs help and they know who to send students to regarding a problem. The administration is fairly flexible. They are helpful if needed about any situation. As long as a student approaches with respect and the willingness to listen, they are there to help.

Facts & Statistics

Students Are Most Likely to Get Caught...
  • Excessive noise
  • Minors in possession
  • Parking violations
Visitation Policies
Guests are allowed in the dorms from 10 a.m. until 12 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. They must be escorted by the resident at all times. Guests are allowed to stay overnight on Friday and Saturday as long as the overnight visitation policy is being followed.

Student Polls

Rate strictness of administration policies on the following topics    Based on 79 responses

Very strict
Very lenient
  • Alcohol use in dorms
  • Attendance
  • Creating new student organizations
  • Drug use
  • Honor code
  • Noise violations
  • Parking
  • Protests/demonstrations
  • Underage drinking
  • Visitation in dorms

How do the campus police or safety officers affect your campus experience?    Based on 95 responses

  • 4% Very negatively. They treat everyone like criminals.
  • 15% Fairly negatively. They're only interested in breaking up the fun.
  • 55% Fairly positively. They're pretty easy to get along with if you respect them.
  • 26% Very positively. Officers are kind and helpful.
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