WHAT NOT BRING - -Air conditioners
-Appliances without an automatic shut off (e.g., slow cookers, crockpots, Instantpots, rice cookers, waffle and s’mores makers, irons, electric kettles, coffee makers)
-Appliances not owned by HRL greater than 5.5 cubic foot capacity and/or with an amperage draw of more than 1.5 amps (i.e.cube refrigerators, microwaves, etc.)
-Candles, incense, and candle/oil warmers
-Drug-related paraphernalia (e.g., bong, pipe, vaporizers), water pipes (hookahs)
-Electrical outlet extenders (devices that can be screwed into a light bulb socket that has an electrical outlet – the lightbulb is then screwed into the extender)
-Extension cords higher than 16 gauge (e.g., 18 or 20 gauge)
-Firearms, fireworks, explosives and ammunition
-Electric fireplaces, space heaters, etc.
-Flammable items, such as fuel (propane, lamp oil, solvents, lava lamps, gasoline, etc.)
-Foil-lined cupboards, stove and/or walls/windows
-Grills (gas, charcoal, electric, etc.)
-Halogen lamps, bulbs (all types, including clip-on, torchiere, desk, and spider lamps)
-Heating pads or electric blankets without automatic shut off features
-Hot plates, toaster ovens, or any cooking appliance with an exposed cooking element
-“Hoverboards”, electronic skateboards, self-balancing boards/scooters and other similar equipment are prohibited from being used, stored, and/or charged inside any housing facility
-Humidifiers of all types unless there is documented medical need approved by the University
-Locks, latches, or similar devices (for interior or exterior doors) beyond what is provided by HRL
-Mercury thermometers (residents found responsible for a broken mercury thermometer will be charged $800-$2,000 for the spill cleanup)
-Natural, cut trees, branches and/or greens (such as holiday trees, wreaths and garlands)
-Oil-based popcorn poppers, deep frying appliances/devices
-Pesticides/Pest control (such as commercially available bug bombs, spray, or poison bait)
-Pianos and organs
-Satellite dishes mounted in any fashion to any interior or exterior area
-Sleeping pods, capsules, or enclosures that could impede a person’s ability to hear a fire alarm or notice of evacuationSubwoofers, sound systems, or entertainment systems that cause an excessive and disruptive degree of noise.Tanning beds, trampolines, waterbeds
-Wireless routers and other technologies that interfere with normal network operations
Please visit A Resident’s Guide to Community Living where you will find a list of prohibited items on page 10.
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