In-Line Skates and Skateboarding (AP-07-105)

UW-River Falls Administrative Policy
Policy ID: AP-07-105
Effective: April 5, 2006
Last Review: December 2013
Review: 3 years

In-Line Skates and Skateboarding

Maintained by: Police/Parking
Approved by: Chancellor
Next Review Date: December 2016

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This policy establishes acceptable guidelines for the use of in-line skates and skateboarding on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

  1. Use of in-line skates and skateboarding is prohibited from 7:45 a.m. through 3:35 p.m. when University buildings are open to the public. In-line skates and skateboarding are permitted at other times under conditions of due care and caution with an acknowledgement that pedestrians always have the right-of-way.
  2. Use of in-line skates and skateboards is prohibited at all times in or on University buildings. "Tricking" is prohibited at all times.
  3. No jumping is permitted, particularly in the areas immediately behind Rodli Commons, and the University center.
  4. Police and Security Officers will issue citations if misuse is observed.


The UW-River Falls Chancellor issues this policy in accordance with the Administrative Policy process.
The Assistant Chancellor for Business and Finance is responsible for the administration of this policy. Request an exception to this policy by writing to

Sanctions and Appeals Process

Failure to adhere to the provisions of this policy may result in appropriate disciplinary action as provided under existing procedures applicable to students, faculty, and staff, and/or civil or criminal prosecution.


Any University of Wisconsin-River Falls Police Officer or Security Officer and any jurisdictional peace officer may issue citations in accordance with the provisions of this policy and the Wisconsin Administrative Code - Chapter 18 - Conduct on University Lands.

Department/Unit Responsibilities

Maintaining a reasonable public safety environment is an incumbent burden on the University. The exercise of flexible tolerance must be maintained in consideration of the totality of the circumstances surrounding the adjustment.

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