Reflection Room Policies

Your Peaceful Campus Retreat Policies

Use of these spaces requires tolerance of all faiths, spiritual beliefs and practices. To ensure this space is peaceful and used for the purpose of personal reflection, we kindly ask users to abide by the following rules:

1. During operating hours, the room is dedicated for individuals and groups wishing to engage in structured or unstructured reflection.

 Use is restricted to the purposes of personal reflection, meditation or prayer.

  The space is open to all students, faculty, and staff of Massasoit Community College and its affiliated programs at all times during the operating hours of the building. The Reflection Room will be closed during College breaks.

 Noise, including conversation, music, singing or audible chanting, is prohibited and efforts should be taken to keep all sound to the strictest minimum.

 Any form of solicitation is prohibited.

 No sleeping is permitted.

 Please limit your stay to 30 minutes. (1 hour for group reservations.)

 The Reflection Room is not intended as a study space. Please use other areas of the campus, including the library, for this purpose.

 Please keep the room as quiet as possible. Be mindful of time and noise, and sensitive to the needs of others using the room.

 No use of electronic devices are permitted. All electronic devices must be turned off or silenced before entering the room. Texting is not allowed.

 No food or beverages are allowed.

 No candles, incense, any open/closed flames, fragrance or scent emitters are permitted.

 Keep the room clean.

 Materials already provided in the room must be returned. Furniture must remain in the room, and returned to original position(s).

Violation of the requirements may result in banning of users from the space. Faculty, staff and students are expected to act in a way that is consistent with applicable College codes of conduct. Abuse of the Reflection Room by users or groups will be handled by the Dean of Students Office, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and, if necessary, the College Police Department.

If continued/repeated abuses appear, this policy may be modified to prevent continued abuse.

Please direct any and all questions, comments, and concerns to the Office of Student Life, Student Center, Room 220, 508-588-9100 x1482.

Reserving the space:

The space, in SC136, has open hours every Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm. Beginning on Monday February 25, 2019, to obtain key access to the Reflection Room, please use the following procedure:

  • Go to the main desk of the library, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Request to use the Reflection Room.
  • Present your valid Massasoit Student ID.
  • Key access will be granted. Please limit your stay to 30 minutes.
  • Upon leaving the room, make sure the room is LOCKED.
  • Return the key to the front desk of the Library.

Groups of five or more people can reserve the space through Student Life.

Thank you for your help in ensuring this space serves as a quiet, welcoming campus retreat.

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Affirmative Action Policy
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219,, or the Associate Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Joseph DiMaria, 508-588-9100, x1417, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A,, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.