Self-Balancing Personal Scooter Ban

7240.1 Policy Statement

Recent events have demonstrated that some batteries and chargers for self-balancing personal scooters, popularly called hoverboards, are prone to explosion. Given that these devices are a serious risk to health and safety, effective immediately, the University bans these devices from campus.

The use, possession or storage of hoverboards and similar self-balancing devices on the Wright State University campus is prohibited. This includes all Wright State outdoor areas, facilities, buildings, residence halls, and apartments. This ban applies to all faculty, staff, students, and visitors

These devices may not be brought to campus. If one of these devices is already on campus, the owner must contact the Wright State University Police Department, 937-775-2111, for assistance in removing it from campus.