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Appliance Policy: Residence Halls

Owner: Residential Life

Pertains to: Residential students

Description: Certain equipment and household items are not permitted in the residence halls.

Details:

The list of equipment not allowed in the residence halls includes, but is not limited to:

  • Air Conditioners

  • Halogen Lamps

  • Water Beds

  • Charcoal or Gas Grills

  • Hot Plates

  • Motorbikes

  • Motorcycles

  • Candles

  • Incense

  • Toasters

  • George Foreman style grills

  • Microwave Ovens, which are not the Microfridge unit.

Other items which may pose health and safety concerns may be restricted. Holiday decorations must be fire resistant, and no live trees and wreaths or unattended lights are permitted. For religious observations, candles may be used in designated areas with prior approval through both the Religious and Spiritual Life Office and Office of Residential Life. Candles approved under these guidelines must be under constant vigilance.