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Prohibited Activities

University volunteers may not replace employee positions or impair the employment of a University position. Volunteers’ services are generally limited to humanitarian, charitable or public services. University volunteers are also prohibited from performing the following activities:

  • Operating heavy equipment or motor vehicles
  • Working with any BSL III and BSL IV protocols
  • Working with or having access to any export-controlled materials
  • Working with stored energy (physical energy stored in air, gas, steam, water pressure, or in springs, elevated machines, rotating flywheels, fans, hydraulic systems, etc.)
  • Any activity which would be considered inappropriate for an employee
  • Entering in to any contract on behalf of the University
  • Working with bio-hazardous or infectious materials
  • Working with animals or in laboratories where animals are present