California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo - Residence Hall Checklist
WHAT NOT BRING - -Air conditioners, space heaters
-Coffee makers: Each residence hall will be equipped with a K-cup coffee maker and electric tea kettle.
-Electric skillets, grills, toasters/ toaster ovens, rice cookers, slow cookers, steamers, hot plates.
-Microwaves & mini-fridges: Microwaves are provided. Mini-fridges are permitted if approved by the Disability Resource Center.
-Extension cords: Instead, bring a power strip with a surge protector.
-Flammables: This includes candles, incense, gasoline, fireworks and propane.
-Barbecues, charcoal, lighter fluid
-Halogen lamps, lava lamps
-Furniture of any kind: No need to bring chairs, couches or futons. Rooms come fully furnished. Keep furniture placed away from electrical plugs so that the cords are not sharply bent or pressed.
-Plug-in, decorative lighting: Holiday lights are only permitted if they are LED and battery-powered.
-Personal Irons: Each laundry room will be equipped with ironing boards and irons.
-Lofts, bed risers: Riser kits, blocks and bricks are not permitted. Only furniture provided by University Housing that is designed for lofting may be lofted.
Industrial cleaning solvents
-Pets: Pets are not permitted, with the exception of fish in an aquarium not to exceed five gallons per resident or 10 gallons per room.
-Weapons: Air-soft guns, knives, slingshots, stun guns, BB guns, pellet guns, water guns, firearms, bow and arrows, ammunition, explosives or other weapons are prohibited.
-Refrigerators, freezer units: One mini-refrigerator measuring approximately 33” x 18” x 20” with an internal freezer compartment is provided in each residence hall room.
-Tobacco, cannabis or smoking products: Cal Poly is a smoke-free, vape-free, drug-free campus.
-Storage units taller than 48”: If you buy a storage bin before move-in, hang onto the receipt just in case you don’t have enough room. San Luis Obispo also has stores where you can pick up items after moving in: Target, Costco, Home Depot and Bed Bath and Beyond, to name a few.
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