Campus Strictness

Location
Huntsville, AL
Undergrads
1,838
Tuition
$15,414
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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2 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: The strictness on campus is ridiculous. I almost feel like a prisoner in my own dorm

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: We get fined for everything. Even things that we may not have done. There are always ways around the rules like most of my friends get high smoke and party and get drunk on campus so I can't say they do a good job enforcing the rules

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: They are fairly ample in amount around the campus.

3 College Junior

Campus Strictness: Overall, it is pretty strict

2 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: Thre is no place to hang out with a person of the opposite sex in doors at all.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 27th
    Most Lenient Parking
  • 78th
    Strictest Honor Code
  • 1196th
    Best Campus Police

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Angelo Deguerre
Hometown
Harlem
Major
Theology
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The Oakwood University campus is a nice, friendly environment, and many rules are in place to help keep it that way. First and foremost, there is a curfew. Curfew is at 11:30 p.m. during the week and 12 a.m. on Saturday. Failure to get in on time will result in a fine. Many of the RAs are tolerant and will not fine you for being five minutes late, but it is best to make sure that you get in on time. The campus has a zero-tolerance for violence. Any violence demonstrated on campus will result in a huge fine or penalty and most likely a suspension. Oakwood is also very strict when it comes to cleanliness. Twice a week, on Tuesday and Friday, students are required to clean their rooms. Depending on your RA, it may only be required once a week. Failure to do so will result in a fine ranging from $50 to $250.

The standards of Oakwood are very high, and the campus is firm in upholding the school’s image. There is no set uniform for Oakwood, but there is a dress code which is part of the code of conduct. Students are asked not to wear jewelry to promote simplicity. Students are asked to practice abstinence from all negative behavior. There is to be no drug use or alcohol on campus. Women are not permitted in the men's dorms, and men are not permitted in the women’s dorms unless the buildings are having an open house. There is also mandatory chapel on Tuesday. Failure to attend will also result in a fine. Oakwood is very strict on rules.

Facts & Statistics

Students Are Most Likely to Get Caught...
  • Missing curfew
  • Speeding
  • Wearing jewelry
Visitation Policies
Visits by parents are allowed anytime. Other than that, students are only allowed visits from friends that are of the same sex.
Did You Know?
A common term on campus is AWOL, and it means to be absent without a leave. This is one of the worst fines to get. Avoid the AWOL.

Student Polls

Rate strictness of administration policies on the following topics    Based on 62 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 80 responses

  • 1% Very negatively. They treat everyone like criminals.
  • 10% Fairly negatively. They're only interested in breaking up the fun.
  • 60% Fairly positively. They're pretty easy to get along with if you respect them.
  • 29% Very positively. Officers are kind and helpful.
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