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INFORMATION PLEASE! 

Tke Organization, and 
Official Regulations of the 
Associated Women Students 
1957 - 58 



Published for Women Students 

of the 

University of Maryland 



Edited by Elsa Carlson 



AWS Organization 











WELCOME! 



Welcome to the University of Maryland. We're 
so happy to have you with us. You are now opening 
the door to a new and exciting part of your life. 
What you find beyond that door depends on you. 
The University of Maryland has much to offer, and 
if you take advantage of what is here, you will 
grow academically, socially, and culturally. 

You are now a member of AWS — Associated 
Women Students. This is your organization, but is 
truly yours only if you become an active member. 
Your participation in the AWS program will prove a 
growing as well as a learning experience to you and 
to the University of Maryland. We are anxiously 
looking forward to knowing and working with you. 

May you find opening the door at the University of 
Maryland a truly wonderful experience! 

Alice Love 

AWS President 



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AWS 



The Associated Women Students is you. Every 
woman at Maryland is a niember of AWS, the gov- 
erning body for women students. AWS sets up 
and enforces standards of conduct and residence 
rules, sponsors cultural and social activities, and co- 
ordinates the women's activities on campus. 

AWS work is carried out through committees. 
This is where you can take an active part by apply- 
ing your talents on committees such as Cultural, 
Social. Dormitory Big Sister, Publicity, and Publi- 
cations. 

The Christmas Pageant. Bridal Fair. Women's Pay 
All Dance. Sadie Hawkins Race. Orphan's Party, and 
Summer Job Forum will need you. The last page 
in this book is a copy of an application. Fill one 
out and either mail it to Alice Love. AWS Presi- 
dent, Student Union Building. University of Mary- 
land or deliver it to room 113 in the Student Union 
Building when you arrive on campus. 

The Executive Council 

The Executive Council, as the administrative body 
of AWS, discusses and acts upon problems affecting 
the welfare of women students. 

The Executive Council consists of the . . . 

AWS Officers, Class Representatives, Committee 
Chairmen 



The Judicial Board 

Campus Judicial Board has jurisdiction over all 
violations of women's regulations, hears more seri- 
ous cases referred to them by the residence judicial 
boards, coordinates judicial policy in all residences, 



and acts as an appeals board. Extreme violations 
of University rules and those which need immediate 
consideration are referred to the Dean of Women. 

The Academic Board 

The Academic Board's purposes are to encourage 
good scholarship and to improve faculty-student re- 
lations. The Board sponsors the Dormitory Schol- 
arship Cup, which is given to the dormitory w^ith the 
highest scholastic average. Aiding freshmen to 
adapt to college studies, presenting student-faculty 
coffee Hours, handling of tutoring arrangements 
in women's residences, and publicizing job placement 
forums are the ways in which the Board carries 
out its purposes. 



Dormitory Council 



The Dormitory Council, as the liasion between 
dormitories and the Executive Council, discusses and 
acts upon all proposed changes in rules affecting 
dormitories, helps to formulate dormitory policies 
and develop an interesting dormitory program. 



Dormitory Government 



Each dorm has a council consisting of a president, 
vice president, secretary, treasurer, and committee 
chairmen plus four class representatives. The house 
director is the council advisor. 

These councils, as the administrative bodies, super- 
vise conduct and scholarship within each dormitory 
and promote extra-curricular activities. 

The officers and class representatives are elected 
in the fall. The chairman and members of the com- 
mittees are appointed by a committee composed of 
the new officers, the incoming and retiring presi- 
dents, and the house director from applications en- 
tered by interested students. 



Sorority Council 



The Sorority Council, as the liasion with the Ex- 
ecutive Council, discusses and acts upon proposals 
and problems of the sorority houses. 



Sorority Residenct Government 

Each sorority house has a judicial board composed 
of sorority president, house president, house direc- 
tor, and any others. 



The Advisory Board 



The AWS Advisory Board is composed of mem- 
bers of the Dean of Women's staff. 



AWS Executive Council 

President Alice Love 

Vice President Martha Mueller 

Secretary Arlen Kelly 

Treasurer Johanna Bach Martin 

Judicial Board Chairman Abby Cohen 

Academic Board Chairman Rosemary Kirby 

Cultural Chairman Betty May O'Brien 

Big Sister Chairman Marty Mays 

Sr. Class Rep. Carolyn Kraus 

Jr. Class Rep. Pat Crane 

Soph. Class Rep. Anne Riley 

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Dormitory Presidents 

Ann Arundel Hall Patricia Hensley 

Caroline Hall Barbara Peed 

Caroll Hall Jolene Litzinger 

Queen Anne's Hall Dessie Buser 

Somerset Hall Elizabeth Torrossian 

St. Mary's Hall Abby Cohen 

Wicomico Hall Sue Furber 

Sorority House Presidents 

Alpha Chi Omega Mary Woster 

Alpha Delta Pi to be elected 

Alpha Epsilon Phi Millicent Ciercler 

Alpha Gamma Delta Margaret Shank 

Alpha Omicron Pi Nancy Stevens 

Alpha Xi Delta Myra Faupel 

Delta Delta Delta Patricia Nash 

Delta Gamma Mary Lou Smith 

Gamma Phi Beta Ida May Chaney 

Kappa Alpha Theta Cynthia Sowder 

Kappa Delta Charlotte Collins 

Kappa Kappa Gamma Nancy Houston 

Phi Sigma Sigma Patricia Kahn 

Phi Beta Phi Nancy Hager 

Sigma Delta Tau Lillian Caplan 

Sigma Kappa Shanda Stephenson 

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MARYLAND AND YOU 

Welcome to the Maryland Campus. It is all yours 
now. 

Studies 

First of all, the University is a community of 
learning. Much of your time will be devoted to 
academic development. A weekly study schedule 
that allows time, in addition to classes and studying, 
for meals, relaxation, plenty of sleep, exercise, rec- 
reation, and campus activities is a must. 

Smiles 

Maryland students come from all over the world. 
Be interested and share experiences with those 
around you. Learn names of all your classmates 
soon. Wear your orientation hat and name card; 
they will help you get acquainted! 

Activities 

There are activities for every interest and talent. 
A wise freshman partakes sparingly of these activi- 
ties the first semester as she adjusts to college liv- 
ing. It is best to do a few things well. 

Group Living 

Dormitory life is fun, but large group living calls 
for extra consideration of others. One of your first 
and most important friends is your roommate. Re- 
spect her ideas and she'll return your cooperation 
with true friendship. The walls are also very thin. 
Gossip and loud conversations carry far. 

Big Sisters 

Your big sister in the dorm can be a helping 
hand. Do not hesitate to confide in her and ask her 
advice. She can be of invaluable assistance, par- 
ticularly during orientation, registration, and the 
first hectic days of classes. 



Freshman Counselors 

The student counselors in your dorm have been 
trained to help you with some of the more baffling 
little problems that often turn up. Whether it's 
dates or grades, or what to do in general, you will 
find them sympathetic listeners. With someone to 
listen to, your problem is half gone! 

Social Graces 

Most of you know what to do and when to do it. 
so just a few special words of etiquette advice. Stand 
up whenever a dean, housemother, or other woman 
enters the room, especially a guest. Always intro- 
duce your guest to the housemother. Avoid chew- 
ing gum in public, smoking while walking across 
campus, public displays of affection, and embarrass- 
ment for yourself and others by your conduct in the 
Dining Hall and at parties. 

Clothes 

A limited, moderate, but adjustable wardrobe with 
an emphasis on casual clothes will be the most use- 
ful. Classes, warm weather . . . cottons. Classes, 
colder weather . . . blouses, sweaters, skirts. Coats 
. . . light jacket, winter coat, raincoat, boots. Foot- 
ball games . . . heels and hose, tailored suits or 
dresses. Parties . . . wool and crepe dresses, heels 
and hose. Teas . . . afternoon dresses, hats and 
gloves. Church . . . dresses, suits, hats, and gloves. 
Special dates . . . cocktail dresses. Formal dances 
. . . gowns, long or short. 

Dorm Facilities 

Dormitory rooms contain beds, desks, straight 
chairs, one lamp, dressers, and usually one closet. 
Sheets and towels can be rented for $26 a year from 
a laundry service. These are changed once a week. 
You will need your own blankets, and pillow. Dor- 
mitories have washing machines, dryers, and ironing 





boards. You will need to supply 
your own irons. Sheets can not 
be laundered in the washing 

machines. 

Automobiles 

If you are one of the lucky 
coeds to own a car on campus, 
you must register it during 
Registration and must park in 
your designated parking area 
only. A car can be a handicap 
as there are many more cars 
than parking places. Tickets for 
illegal parking are very high. 

our 

^^Traditional 
Norm'' 

"I suppose there is in every 
art, as there is in every society, 
not exactly a set of fixed rules 
but a traditional norm, a way 
of living and behaving, which 
the Greeks might call Themis — 
the thing that is expected, that 
is always done, and which im- 
plies of course a number of 
things that are not Themis, that 
are simply 'not done', at least 
by people who behave them- 
solves." 

(GILBERT MURRAY. "ARE OUR PEARLS 
REAL?' THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, 

JUNE 1955.) 

We at the University of 
Maryland hope that our stu- 
dents will acquire this "tra- 
ditional norm" which for us is 
a kindly, gracious way of living. 
No set of rules can cover a phi- 
losophy of life, although these 
rules are designed to point the 



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way to considerate, sane, and 
pleasant relationships with 
other people. However, any- 
one who cares about being 
a fine person, and who be- 
lieves that poise, generosity, 
gentleness. integrity, and 
honesty are among the most 
important things in life, will 
find it easy to understand 
and keep our rules. Mature 
self-discipline is a wonder- 
ful aid to happiness, para- 
doxical as that may seem. 

We sincerely trust that 
your experience at Maryland 
will be a challenge to your 
intellect and an opportunity 
to grow in wisdom and 
charm. The best of luck to 
you all! 

Julia Billings 

Women's Student Government 
Advisor 




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official A W S rules 

SIGNING OUT AND IN 

A. Definition: Signing out and in consists of 
recording required information on individual 
forms at the residence desk upon departure 
from the campus at any time and from the 
residence after 8 p. m. and upon return. 

B. "Campus:" This means the area including 
the University buildings and grounds, sorority 
and fraternity houses, and the College Park 
commercial district. 

C. Procedure: 

1. Each student must personally sign herself 
out and in. 

2. The following minimum information must 
be included: 

a. Time of departure 'according to the offi- 
cial dormitory clock). 

b. Expected return 'usually 10:30 p. m. or 
12:45 a. m.). 

c. Destination 'address and telephone, if 
known). 

d. With whom and how 'indicate last 
name). 

e. Exact time in 'according to the Official 
dormitory clock). 

3. ]Move red tab accordingly: 

a. Tab at extreme right indicates that the 
student is in residence. 

b. Tab at extreme left indicates an over- 
night. 



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c. Tab at middle indicates that the student 
will return before closing hour that eve- 
ning. 



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D. Each woman is on her honor to sign out cor- 
rectly, to obey the University and state regu- 
lations which apply to conduct even if signed 
out for the weekend, and to behave with con- 
sideration and politeness wherever she may 
be. It is essential to know where she is in 
case of emergency. 



SPECIAL SIGN OUTS 

A. Phoning In and Leaving Late: See chart on 
pages 16 and 17 in column Latest time one 
can sign out. 

B. Illness: In case of illness or any family emer- 
gency be sure to see the house director. Sign 
out for an indefinite time. Bring back a note 
from parents or doctor so these leaves may 
be excused. 



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CLOSING HOURS 



A. When the front door 
is locked, the residence 
is officially closed. (See 
Chart pages 16 and 

17.) 

B. Return after closing 
hours: In emergency 
cases when delayed or 
unable to return be- 
fore the residence clos- 
ing hour, a student 
must call her director 
and also notify the 

campus police. After 10:30 p.m. all calls to the 
University go through the campus police. If a stu- 
dent does not return to the dormitory, her parents 
and the campus police are notified; a call will help 
to avoid much worry and confusion. 




LATENESS 

A. Definition: A student who returns to her resi- 
dence after the expected time of return that 
she has recorded on her card is considered 
late. Note: Sign out for the latest possible 
time. However if you sign out for 12:45 and 
return later than 10:30, (not 10:40 if you 
have late minutes) this counts as a late leave, 
not as an lateness. 

B. Procedures: All latenesses of less than thirty 
minutes are reported by the girl herself or by 
the desk worker to the residence judicial 
board. All unexcused latenesses of more than 
thirty minutes are referred by them to the 
campus judicial board. 



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C. Penalties: 

1. Penalties vary with circumstances but gen- 
eraly consist of revoking 10:30's or late 
leaves, assigning approved odd jobs in the 
residence, or "campusing". 

2. A "campus" may be defined as: 

a. Residence Campus — confinement to resi- 
dence after 7 p. m. with no callers per- 
mitted. 

b. Room Campus — confinement to residence 
room after 7 p. m. with no phone calls 
or visitors permitted. 

c. Sign-in Campus — student signs in hourly 
all day when not in class and is confined 
to room after 7 p. m. 

3. Judicial Board must be attended before all 
other meetings. 

D. Accumulated Latenesses: 

1. Each woman student is granted the privi- 
lege of ten accumulated late minutes for 
each semester. A woman student may not 
be late more than three times even if this 
totals less than three minutes. 

2. If a student has accumulated more than ten 
late minutes or has had more than three 
latenesses, an automatic Saturday night 
campus will be given which must be taken 
the Saturday after the lateness. 

3. When latenesses total fifteen to thirty min- 
utes, there will be an automatic Saturday 
night campus, plus whatever penalty the 
residence judicial board decides upon. 

4. If a student has been late more than five 
times, the residence judicial board must 
refer her case to the campus judicial board. 



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Monday Tues 



Earliest one can leave the residence. 


6 a. m. 


6 a. 


Latest time one can sign out. 




10:30 


Dormitory is closed. 


10:00 p. m. 


12:45 



Quiet Hours. 



Men's Calling Hours 
Dormitories 



! 1:00 p. m. ' 1 p. 

to to 

j 9:45 p. m. , 10 p. 



Sororities 



1 day 4 p. n 
1 day 4 p. n 



Recreation Room Calling Hours 
(According to your Residence) 



Calling hours in Fraternities. 



* Officially registered parties only. 
** Only when house mother is present and has given her per: 



Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 





6 a. m. 


6 a. m. 


6 a. m. 6 a. m. 


6 a. m. 


I. 


10:30 p. m. 


10:30 p.m. 


12 midnight 


10:45 p. m. 


I. 


12:45 a.m. 


12:45 a.m. 


1:00 a. m. 1:00 a. m. 


12:45 a. m. 



) p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 



11:00 p.m. to 12 n. 



) 
) 


p. m. to 11:30 a. m. 
3. m. to 4:30 p. m. 




11:00 p. m 


. to 12 n. 
10:45 to 
Mon. 




1 p.m. 

to 

10 p. m. 


1 p. m. 

to 

10 p. m. 


12 noon 

to 

12:45 a.m. 


12 noon 

to 

12:45 a.m. 


9 a.m. 

to 

10:30 p.m. 


) 10 p. m. & 2 days 
) 8 p. m. closed. 


12 noon 

to 

12:45 a.m. 


12 noon 

to 

12:45 a.m. 


















none 


none 

• 


**4:30 p.m. 
to 7 p. m. 

(until 
12:30 a.m.*) 


**1 p. m. to 

7 p. m. 

(until 12 

midnight*) 


**2:30 p.m. 
to 7 p. m. 


5i 


Dn. 




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LEAVES 

A. General Leaves: 

1. Closed night — All women students must be 
in their residences by 10 p. m. on Monday 
nights.. No overnight leaves are allowed. 

2. Weekday Leaves 

a. All upperclassmen have unlimited 10:30 
p. m. leaves on Tuesday. Wednesday, and 
Thursday. 

b. Freshmen: 

1.) A freshman is allowed two 10:30 
p. m. leaves each week Monday thru 
Thursday. 

2.) If used on Monday (closed night) she 
must return by 10 p. m., but it will 
count as a 10:30 p. m. leave. 

3.) On the other two nights she must 
return by 8 p. m. 

4.) Freshmen women who make 3.0 
averages their first semester are 
granted unlimited 10:30 p. m. leaves 
during the second semester (except 
on mondays). 

5.) Dates in the lobby or recreation room 
after 8 p. m. count as 10:30 leaves for 
freshmen. 

3. Weekend Leaves 

a. Friday and Saturday — All women stu- 
dents may stay out until closing hour. 
(See chart, pages 16 to 17.) 

b. Sunday — All women students may stay 
out until 10:45. Sunday overnights are 
free. 

B. La+e Leaves: 

1. Definition: A "late leave" permits a student 



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to remain out of the residence after 10:30 
p. m. but no later than 12:45 a. m. unless 
she is staying away overnight. 'See Chart, 
pages 16 and 17.) 

2. Late Leaves by Classification: 

a. In addition to 10:30 p. m. leaves, late 
leaves are granted according to a stu- 
dent's academic classification as listed in 
the Student Directory, provided the 
student has at least a 2.0 average. 
'Physical education and hygiene credits 
are not included.) 

ACADEMIC STANDING LATE LEAVES 

Freshmen — less than 28 credits 5 per semester 

Sophomores — 28 credits 9 per semester 

Juniors — 58 credits 14 per semester 

Seniors — 88 credits Unlimited 

A senior with less than a 2.0 average will have 14 
late leaves per semester, a junior will have 9 per 
semester, a sophomore, 5 per semester. 

3. Appeal: Appeal may be made to the Aca- 
demic Board or the Dean of Women's 
Office for special circumstances. 

4. Transfer Students: Transfer students use 
the academic classification of their previous 
school until the yare officially classified at 
this University. 

C. Overnight, Weekand, and Holiday Leaves: 

1. Permission Forms: Overnight leaves are 
granted only when the "Parents' Authoriza- 
tion Form" has been signed by a woman 
student's parents and returned to the Dean 
of Women's Office. 

2. Weekday overnights: Overnight leaves may 
be taken any night Tuesday through Thurs- 
day but not on a closed night. Each week- 



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day overnight is considered a 12:45 late leave. This 
includes visits to sorority houses. 

3. Weekend Leaves: Weekend leaves may ex- 
tend from Friday after the last class until 
Monday before the first class. They are 
not considered late leaves unless a student 
returns to her residence on Sunday night 
after 10:45 p. m. 

4. Holiday Leaves: All women have free late 
leaves on the nights preceding one-day holi- 
days and on the nights closing all vacation 
periods. 

D. Special Leaves 

1. Early morning leaves: 

a. To leave a residence before 6 a. m. for 
any reason, a student must secure the 
permission of the house director at least 
12 hours before she signs out. 

b. She must sign out the night before, be- 
for the closing hour. 

2. Leaves for Uninversity functions: 

a. All Women students are granted 
•.v.v.'.v.v special leaves of 15 minutes 

after the end of the following 
functions: (Sign out for 11:15.) 
1.) Aqualiners Water Show 
''^'^^^Xi^ 2.) Band and University Orches- 

V " A '^k ^^^ Concerts 

'£^ ' T .^ 3.) Gymkana Show 

[^V-o-i •M ^--^ Harmony Hall 

'(?, . . ^ 5.) Interfraternity Sing 

^?7 . ^ •jjjr 6.) Interlude 

"'^''^s2f^ 7.) Modern Dance Concert 




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8.) University Theater plays in Central 

Auditorium. 
9.) Suburban Symphony Concerts (free 

10:30's for freshmen.) 
10.) AWS Christmas Pageant and Chapel 

Choir Concert (free 10:30's for 

freshmen.) 

b. These are considered 10:30's for fresh- 
men with the two exceptions noted 
above. 

3. Basketball games: 

a. 10:15 p. m. leaves are granted for Mon- 
day night basketball games only if the 
game should extend past 10:00. 

b. This is considered a 10:30 leave for 
freshmen. 

4. Off-Campus Cultural Activities: Free late 
leaves may be granted for attendance at 
off-campus cultural activities (i.e. sym- 
phonies, plays) approved by the AWS Ex- 
ecutive Council, if the student presents her 
ticket stub to her House director. Func- 
tions at Constitution Hall, National Thea- 
ter, and Arena Stage come in this cate- 
gory. 

5. Special Permissions: 

a. Late leaves for extra curricular activi- 
ties, personal necessity or exceptions not 
covered by these regulations must be 
secured through Miss Billings' office. 

b. Special late leaves are granted only to 
students with a 2.0 overall average. 

c. The list for special free late leaves must 
be taken to Miss Billings at least three 
days in advance. Free late leaves can 
never be retroactive. 



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Registration Week: 

1. The residences close at 11 p. m. (no late 
leaves) until regular hours begin. (Special 
notices will be sent.) 

2. Students who wish to go home during this 
week may do so without using late leaves. 



QUIET HOURS 



A. Definition: Quiet hours are those times set 
aside in each residence for study or sleeping. 

1. Residents keep room 
doors shut and con- 
versations low. 

2. Radios and phono- 
graphs must be 
turned down so as 
not to be heard in 
adjacent rooms. 
They should not be 
played at all after 
12 midnight. 

3. Typewriters should 
not be used in sleep- 
ing quarters be- 
tween 12 midnight 
and 8 a. m. 

4. Students may not 
play the piano during quiet hours. 

5. All other unnecessary noise is prohibited. 

6. For times see chart on pages 16 and 17. 




B. 



Quiet hours will be enforced by the residence 
judicial board and executive council. 



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VISITORS 

A. 

Calling hours for men in dormitory lobbies 
and sorority houses are on chart on pages 16 
to 17. 
B. 

Men callers who arrive at times other than 
those specified may wait for their dates in 
the reception hall or lobby (but no longer 
than five minutes) at the discretion of the 
House Director. 

c. 

Men callers in the recreational rooms and lob- 
bies after 8 p. m. count as 10:30's for fresh- 
men. 

OVERNIGHT GUESTS 

A. Time: 

1. Guests may be invited on weekends or on 
a night before a holiday with permission 
from the house director twenty-four hours 
in advance. 

2. Day students may stay occasionally for 
some University function, if there is a space 
available for them, by permission of the 
House Director. 

B. Procedure: 

1. Resident secures guest card from house 
director and returns it filled out together 
with guest fee 24 hours prior to the guest's 
arrival. 

2. Guest fee: 

a. The guest fee is 50 cents the first night 
(1 dollar if dormitory linens are used) 
with an additional 50 cents for each suc- 
cessive night. 



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b. No guest fee is charged if the guest is a 

resident of another campus dormitory. 

3. When the guest arrives, the hostess must 

introduce her to the house director and 

show her how to sign in and out. 

C. Regulations: 

1. Hostess must be in residence during a 
guest's stay. 

2. The guest will be allowed the same leave 
permission as her hostess. 

3. The guest must abide by the closing hours 
and other residence regulations, such as out 
and in during her stay. 

4. The hostess will be responsible for any in- 
fractions of the rules committed by her 
guest. 

D. Guests of the University: Arrangements for 
guests of the University or guests who stay 
more than a few days must be made through 
the office of the Dean of Women. 



E. 



Guest privileges apply only to personal friends 
and relatives. 



SOCIAL EVENTS AT 
MEN'S RESIDENCES 

A. Social Calendar: 

1. Women students may attend only those 
functions which are registered on the Uni- 
versity Social Calendar which is sent to all 
residences by Friday of each week. 

2. Special 2 a. m. leaves are posted on the 
Social Calendar. 



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B. Visiting Hours at Fraternity Houses: 

1. The housemother or an approved chaper- 
one must be present at all times that coeds 
are in the house. Before a member may 
bring a coed to the house, he must obtain 
permission from the house mother. 

2. A woman (whether a student or not), es- 
corted by a member, may go to a fraternity 
house at the times listed on the chart on 
pages 16 and 17 provided arrangements 
have been made in advance with the house 
mother. These arrangements must not op- 
erate so as to restrict the house mother 
completely on weekends. 

3. Women are permitted to go to fraternity 
houses for the purpose of attending regis- 
tered social events. See chart pages 16 
and 17. Desserts on week nights may last 
until 8 p. m. 

4. Women students may not go to fraternity 
houses during intermission when attending 
campus dances. 

5. Close relatives of fraternity members and 
their wives may come to a fraternity house 
for a social visit, which may include lunch 
or dinner, provided that they do not re- 
main during study hours which begin at 
1:30 p. m. and at 7:30 p. m. 

C. Women Visitors in Men's Residences: 

Women are not permitted to visit the men's 
dormitories or rooms except at special regis- 
tered parties in the recreation room or living 
room. Parents and relatives desiring to visit 
residents of the dormitories should call at the 
dormitory office. 



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STANDARDS OF DRESS 

A. On Campus: 

1. Shorts, slacks, bermudas. jeans, and other 
sports wear, even when covered by a coat, 
are not allowed in the Library. Dining Hall, 
or anywhere else on campus, except in 
buildings or on courts where active sports 
are being played. 

2. Sports clothes must be covered by a long 
coat when en route to the gymnasium, ten- 
nis courts, or places where they are to be 
worn. Sports clothes may not be worn in 
the College Park shopping center. 

3. There will be an automatic campus for in- 
fractions of this rule. 

B. In Residences: 

1. No active sports apparel may be worn in 
lobbies or reception rooms during men's 
visiting hours. 

2. Bermuda shorts and tailored slacks may be 
worn in the recreation room if the Execu- 
tive Council approves. 

C. Sunbathing: 

1. We are not a summer resort. Sunbathing 
is allowed only in areas set aside for this 
purpose by the Dean's Office. 

2. Dress is in keeping with the usual stand- 
ards of good taste. 'Special notices are 
sent.) 



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FIRE DRILLS 

A. Time: The student fire marshall and house 
director of each residence will be responsible 
for scheduling and directing one fire drill a 
month. 



B. 



Procedure 
when fire 
alarm rings: 

Immediately: 

1. Leave light on. 

2. Pull up shades. 

3. Close windows. 

4. Put on long coats 
and outdoor 
shoes. 

5. Get towel. 

6. Walk quickly 
and quietly to 
assigned exit for 
roll call and re- 
turn when signal 
is given. 



GENERAL 
REGULATIONS 

A. Entrances & Exits of Residences: All doors 
except front doors must be kept locked from 
sundown (but no later than 8 p. m.) until 
8 a. m. 




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B. Reception Halls and Lobbies of Resi- 
dences: 

1. Studying — Women students may study in 
the lobby after 12:45 a. m. only with the 
consent of the House Director. Smoking 
rules will be observed and the room must 
be kept tidy or the privilege will be with- 
drawn. 

2. Conduct — The lobby and recreation room 
are living rooms and public reception 
rooms; therefore behavior should be such 
that it will not be embarrassing to others 
or prejudicial to oneself. A student is re- 
sponsible for the conduct of her guests. 

C. Snnoking Regulations: 

1. Smoking is permitted anywhere in the resi- 
dence except in the lobby. 

2. Smoking is prohibited while walking across 
campus. 

D. Pets: 

1. Students are not alowed to keep or feed 
pets of any kind in University residences. 

2. Stray animals may not be housed or fed. 

E. Telephone Calls: 

1. Students may not receive phone calls be- 
fore 8 a. m. or after 10 p. m. on Mondays 
or after 10:30 p. m. on other week nights 
and 11:00 p. m. on weekends. 

2. Emergency calls will be transmitted to the 
residences by the University police who 
cover the switchboard at other times. 

3. Calls must be limited to five minutes. 

4. Calls from the dormitory extension phone 
to other campus extensions may not be 
made after 4 p. m. 



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F. House and Room Regulations: 

1. Students must have beds made and rooms 
in order by 10 a. m. for room inspection by 
the House Director. 

2. House Rules: 

a. A dormitory House Committee with the 
House Director may set up house rules 
and enforce those required by the Uni- 
versity. These are safety and health 
regulations for the most part, for ex- 
ample : 

1.) Food and dishes may not be taken 
from the Dining Hall. 

2.) Coke bottles must be returned to the 
cases provided for this purpose. 

3.) The only electrical appliances al- 
lowed in rooms are fans, hair dryers, 
electric clocks, and radios. 

4.) After dark when lights are on, shades 
must be kept drawn. 

5.) The dormitory is not a tenement 
house! Calling or talking from win- 
dows is taboo. 

6.) Food may not be kept on window 
sills. 

7.) Food in rooms must be kept in metal 
containers with tight covers. 

G. Safety 

1. students should lock their rooms when 
away, as the University is not responsible 
for loss or theft of articles. 

2. Women students should not walk alone on 
campus after dark. 



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3. A woman student who leaves her residence 
hall after closing hours is liable to suspen- 
sion from the University by administrative 
action. 

H. Use of Alcoholic Beverages: Possession or 
use of alcoholic beverages, including light 
wines and beer, is prohibited on the campus or 
in any fraternity or sorority house or at any 
function recognized by the University as a 
Student organization. 

According to Maryland state law it is un- 
lawful to sell or furnish any alcoholic bever- 
ages at any time to a minor under twenty-one 
years of age either for his own use or for 
the use of any other person. In Prince 
George's County it is unlawful for any person 
under the age of twenty-one: 

1.) To enter the premises of a holder of a 
class B Beer, Wine, and Liquor license be- 
tween the hours of 10 p. m. and 6 a. m. 
unless in the immediate company of one of 
his parents or legal guardian; 

2.) to enter the premises of the holder of a 
Class B or Class D Beer or Beer and Light 
Wine license, except for the purpose of 
obtaining or consuming food, unless ac- 
companied by a parent or guardian; 

3.) to purchase alcoholic beverages or misrep- 
resent his age to obtain alcoholic bever- 
ages or to have them on or about his 
person. 



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ASSOCIATED WOMEN STUDENTS 

Application for 

Qualifications for this Office 



Why are you interested in this position' 



Name Campus Phone 

Campus Address F.O. Box Number 



Class Major 

AWS CO>I>nTTEES 

Women's Pay All Dance Secretarial Committee 

Sadie Hawkins Race Cultural Committee 

Christmas Pageant Social Committee 

Orphans' Party Publicity Committee 

Summer Job Clinic Big Sister Committee 
Bridal Fair 

Send copy of this to Alice Love, AWS President, Room 
113, Student Union Building, University of Maryland, Col- 
lege Park, Maryland, or deliver it to room 113. Student 
Union Building when you arrive on campus. 

If you are interested in dorm committees, see your 
House President. The dorm committees are also a part 
of AWS. 

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