WHAT NOT BRING - Microwaves (including microwave and refrigerator combination units)
Heating or cooking appliances (hot pots, toaster ovens, coffee makers, etc.)
Refrigerators with interiors larger than 3.1 cubic feet (Official Northwestern partner USS offers delivery of approved-size refrigerators to your room prior to move-in. Visit their site for more information.)
Cooking knives with blades longer than 3 inches
Hanging blankets, tapestries, rugs, etc.
Lighted candles, holiday lights, and incense
Fireworks, explosives, incendiaries, firearms, and other similar items
Air conditioning units
Lofts or loft-like risers (Many of our beds are adjustable.)
Cinder blocks, wooden platforms, and any other sort of "bed riser"
Items Prohibited From Student Rooms
The following items can be used in common spaces and/or bathrooms:
For a complete list of policies, please refer to the Residential Services policy page.
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