What items are included in my room?

  • Desk
  • Desk Chair
  • Desk Lamp
  • Chest of Drawers
  • Lofted Bed (with ladder and guardrail)
  • Twin XL Mattress with soft and firm sides
  • Smoke Detector
  • Towel Rack
  • Wall Light
  • Wardrobe
  • Wastebasket
  • Window Shades

What items should I bring with me?

  • Alarm Clock
  • Bathrobe
  • Bedding (Twin XL)
  • Bicycle (limited storage is available for a fee)
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Decorations (only blue painters tape and 3M command products are to be used on the walls)
  • Desk Supplies
  • Dishes (cups, plates, silverware, etc.)
  • Fan
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flashlight
  • Floor Lamp
  • Hangers
  • Iron
  • Laundry Supplies (basket, detergent, etc.)
  • Mattress Cover
  • Umbrella
  • Pictures
  • Pillows
  • Plants
  • Sewing Kit
  • Storage Crates
  • UL Approved Refrigerator (no larger than 4.3 cu. ft.)
  • Shower Shoes
  • Stereo
  • Toiletries
  • Toiletries Caddy
  • Towels
  • UL Rated Power Strip (with circuit breaker)

What items are prohibited?

  • Couches, recliners, or futons not provided by the University
  • Candles, lanterns, lamps, or any other items that produce an open flame
  • Tobacco, incense, or any other item that burns or smolders when used
  • All flammable materials (gas, lighter fluid, charcoal, propane, solvents, etc.)
  • All items powered by combustible fuels (such as motorcycles)
  • All fireworks, explosives, etc.
  • All corrosive (or poisonous) chemicals and hazardous materials
  • All lightweight extension cords or multi-plug outlet adapters – Make sure it has a holographic UL sticker
  • Heavy weight power strips or extension cords without safety circuit breakers
  • Flexible (twisty) power strips
  • Multiple approved power strips connected together (“chaining”)
  • Curtains/drapes
  • Anything covering ceilings (tapestries, banners, posters, nets, etc.)
  • All decorations covering more than 20% of walls
  • Tapestries, banners, or other combustible materials
  • Crepe paper, plastic or Mylar decorations, ribbons, streamers, etc.
  • Combustible materials covering more than 20% of doors
  • Runners, door mats, or other combustible floor coverings in hallways
  • All standard and rope type decorative string lighting that isn’t LED
  • Cinder block bed risers
  • Weapons including firearms, ammunition, knives, etc.
  • Items that are hung over the door to the room

What appliances are prohibited?

  • George Foreman grills or similar cooking appliances
  • Toasters, portable or toaster ovens, smokeless indoor grills, etc.
  • Hotplates, electric skillets, crock pots, rice cookers, etc.
  • Microwaves (including combination units and those with broiling elements)
  • Refrigerators larger than 4.3 cu. ft.
  • Submersion coil water heaters
  • BBQ grills or open flame devices (charcoal, gas or other fuel)
  • Lighting that has an upward facing lamp
  • Lighting that has movable octopus arms so that lamp can be faced upward
  • Non-UL safety approved electric powered appliances
  • All portable heating devices (space heaters of any type)
  • Air conditioners
  • Coffee makers or electric kettles without an automatic shutoff