The following are important rules to discuss with students and faculty prior to the arrival of map:
- The area should be vacuumed or swept before laying the map down.
- No food or drinks are allowed on the map.
- No writing utensils are allowed on the map.
- Socks are mandatory.
- No sliding or shuffling on the map (this can create scuff marks and tears).
- The map should be swept off before folding up.
However, the most important rule is to have fun and enjoy the map!