WHAT NOT BRING - -Guns, firearms, knives longer than three-inches, or weapons of any type, including BB and pellet guns
-Candles and/or incense (lit or unlit)
-Tapestries, banners and flags. These items cannot be hung on walls, ceilings, or over windows. -Window treatments such as curtains must be made of a fabric that resists or retards the spreading of flames and has either a UL fire rating #723 or NFPA 225.
-Room-heating devices, including all space heaters, kerosene or oil lamps, and alcohol burners
-Gasoline-powered items, such as motorcycles, mopeds, or parts thereof
-Hover boards and/or electric unicycles
-Pressurized tanks (e.g. helium tanks)
-Flammable and/or combustible liquids and/or chemicals including gasoline and charcoal
-Grills of any type (except UL-listed Foreman-style grills in apartments)
-Fireworks, smoke bombs, sparklers, etc.
-Drug paraphernalia and illegal drugs
-Animals or pets of any kind (except certified service animals, approved emotional support animals, and/or non-carnivorous fish). See Pet Policy for more information)
-Light dimmers, ceiling fans, or any other device that replaces, adds to, or interferes with any room apparatus
-Excessive furniture that blocks or restricts egress
-Physical training equipment
-Waterbeds and beds other than twin size
-Dartboards and darts
-Nails, hooks, double-faced adhesive tape, or other items that will damage walls
The following electrical appliances and corded items are prohibited in residence halls:
-Electrical appliances with an exposed heating source (e.g. toaster ovens, toasters, hot plates)
-Overloaded electrical receptacles
-Faulty or old extension cords
-Portable washers, dryers, and dishwashers
-Mini refrigerators (only permitted in apartments)
-Air conditioners (except for approved units that are provided and installed by the College through the disability accommodations process )
-Microwaves other than a microfridge (unless within an apartment, and then limited to one)
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