WHAT NOT BRING - Do not bring any of the following items into the residence halls. Keeping these items out of the residence halls enhances the safety, comfort, and convenience of both yourself and other residents.
-Any electrical appliance that has a heating element, a high-energy consumption (uses over 800 watts), or does not meet current UL standards. This includes, but is not limited to, hot plates, electric coffee pots, immersion heaters, popcorn poppers, crock-pots, heaters, electric pans/grills/stoves, toasters, toaster ovens, air conditioners, torchiere-style halogen lamps, ultra-violet sun lamps.
-Candles, incense, and/or oil burners
-Extension cords longer than 10 feet
-Pets - other than fish in 5 gallons or smaller tanks
-Furniture of any kind, including but not limited to, desks, chairs, mattresses, beds, waterbeds, tables, and office chairs
-Drum sets or large musical equipment
-Personal wireless router, as it will interfere with the wireless internet provided to your fellow residents
-Weapons and simulated weapons (for example, firearms, knives, Swiss Army knives, pellet guns, paintball guns, machete, firecrackers, and capguns)
For a complete list of prohibited items, please visit the student handbook
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