Pass Chart

The following chart tells you when you need an EPass.

If you cannot find what you are planning to do on this chart, please see the Student Life Office or your Dorm Supervisor.

Also see Local Church Attendance for church pass guidelines and the Permanent Church Selection.

I am alone or in a non-mixed group…

EPass

in the Watertown area. No EPass needed
going out of the Watertown/Johnson Creek area. No EPass needed
going to regular employment off-campus. Use work sign-out sheet in dorm
going to a pool. Yes
traveling more than an hour from campus. Yes
visiting a residence comprised of students of your gender or Faculty/Staff. No EPass needed
visiting a student’s family residence. Yes
staying overnight at a student’s residence. Dorm Sup’s permission required
visiting or staying overnight with your parents or family. Dorm Sup’s permission required
visiting or staying overnight in the home of a non-student. Yes
visiting campus guest house or hotel of your immediate family. Dorm Sup’s permission required
walking, running, bicycling, going to a park, etc., in Watertown after dark (Ladies must be in groups of 2 or more and have Dorm Sup Permission). No (Ladies must have Dorm Sup permission)
attending a church other than your permanent church. Yes
babysitting. Use work sign-out sheet following approval
returning after dorm lock. Yes
visiting in our family’s home overnight and parents will be present. Yes
Thanksgiving and Spring Break – Use the Break Sign-Out sheet in your Dorm. Please see the break sign-out sheet in your Dorm

We are a couple and are…

(Couples may not be alone in a car or room)

EPass

walking, running, bicycling, going to a park, etc., in Watertown during daylight hours. No EPass needed
unable to find a third person to travel with us. Yes
driving separately and meeting at a restaurant, bowling alley or to go shopping. No EPass needed
visiting (not overnight) in any home, apartment, or hotel (lobby only). Requires parental, or Faculty/Staff supervision. Yes
staying overnight in the same home. Requires parental permissions from both students. [SL 4/16] Yes
visiting married student’s residence. Yes
visiting Faculty or Staff and returning by dorm lock that day. Dorm Sup’s permission required
returning after dorm lock. Yes

I am in or meeting a mixed group of 3 or more students…

EPass

walking, bicycling, driving, going to a park, etc., in Watertown during daylight hours. No EPass needed
walking, bicycling, etc., in Watertown after dark. Dorm Sup’s permission required
meeting at a lighted park area after dark. No EPass needed
driving separately or together more than an hour away. Yes
visiting a residence. Yes
visiting in a hotel (lobby only). Parental or Faculty/Staff presence is required. Yes
visiting at a Faculty or Staff home and returning by dorm lock that day. No EPass needed
using a classroom or practice room after business hours or during the weekend. Yes. Faculty approval needed
eating, shopping, etc. on Sunday afternoon away from Watertown. No EPass needed
going to someone’s home who is not part of the Partner Church’s arrangements. Yes
not going to my permanent church. Yes
staying overnight in the same home. Requires parental permissions from all students [SL 4/16]. Yes

I am an off-campus student and…

EPass

can host same-gender groups until dorm lock. No EPass needed
can host same-gender groups overnight. Dorm Sup’s permission required
I am dating another off-campus student or non-student. Whether we live with our parents or not, we understand that we must be in a group of three or more students and may not be alone in a home, car, or apartment. We are expected to abide by university standards of dress and deportment.
updated [SL 6/21]

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