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2.14 / Cell Phones and Pagers in the Classroom

Purpose:
The purpose of this statement is to set forth University policy with regard to use of cell phones and pagers during class.

Preamble:
The use of cellular phones and pagers has become common. The operation of a cell phone and pagers during a university class has the potential to disrupt said class. 

Policy Statement:
Student cell phones and pagers must be turned off or placed on vibrate/courtesy mode during class times.  

Implementation:
This policy shall be included in the WSU Policies and Procedures Manual and shared with appropriate constituencies of the University.

The Provost and Senior Vice President shall have primary responsibility for publication, dissemination and implementation of this University policy.

Effective Date: 
November 21, 2002

Revision Date:
February 26, 2008

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