WHAT NOT BRING - -Upholstered furniture (including but not limited to futons, beanbags, couches, and pillows that cannot fit into college dryers) are not allowed in any college housing (residential houses, cooperatives, and apartment areas). With few exceptions, upholstered furniture is prohibited unless approved or provided by the college. The apartment areas/co-ops and Jewett/Main suites are provided one/two upholstered couches in the common areas.
-Microwave ovens (unless it is a combination microwave oven and refrigerator, which can be rented from Campus Specialties, Inc.)
-Pets (except those kept in a cage, aquarium, or terrarium)
-Electric blankets, sheets, and mattresses
-Toasters (allowed in apartment area)
-Hot pots without auto shut-off
-Corn poppers (allowed in apartment area)
-Irons without auto shut-off
-Electric frying pans and grills (allowed in apartment area)
-Woks (allowed in apartment area)
-Ultraviolet / infrared lamps
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