WHAT NOT BRING - The following items are considered fire hazards and are a violation of the Student Code of Conduct:
-Mobiles and decorative hangings (paper or fabric)
-Posters are permitted in student residence hall rooms as long as they are affixed to the wall and secured on all sides. Posters/pictures/papers can only cover 25% or less of walls/doors exposed, and must be hung 1' or more from the ceiling. Posters/pictures must be securely fastened to the wall but shall not be oversized or in large groupings (no collages of pictures)
-Tapestries or any type of fabric suspended from ceiling or wall
-Large amount of combustible material (paper etc.) on door into residence hall room/suite/apartment
-Paper lanterns and/or paper lamp shades
-Extension cords (only those over current surge protectors that are approved/provided by Residence Life are permitted)
-Open flames of any kind
-Candles and incense (whether lit or unlit)
-Electric wax melting units, and plug-in scented oil warmers
-Cut natural trees
-Personal Furniture (sofa/chair) that does not meet proper flame spread requirements will not be permitted in student housing
-Hover Boards-In light of incidents nationwide regarding hover boards self-igniting and therefore becoming a serious fire hazard, as well as improper or unsafe usage thus causing serious personal injury, the use and storage of hover boards will not be permitted in the Residence Halls. A hover board is defined as any self-balancing two-wheeled board, or self-balancing electric scooter on which the rider stands. As with any prohibited item, Residence Life staff will take action in accordance with the following procedures: Items which are identified as prohibited may be removed from student rooms by Residence Life staff. Residents need not be present when the item is removed. Information regarding the property will be left with/for the student at the time it is taken.
For more information, visit Residence Life Policies: https://my.alfred.edu/student-policies/residence-life-policies.cfm
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