What (Not) To Bring

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This is only a guide; the Guide to Community Living includes a complete list of allowed/prohibited items.


What to bring to campus:

  • UL-approved power strips (with a circuit breaker)
  • Soap, toiletries, shower bucket
  • Towels, washcloths
  • Bathrobe, slippers
  • Hair dryer
  • Twin sheets (Extra Long), blankets
  • Bedspread
  • Pillow and pillowcases
  • Wastepaper basket
  • Desk lamp
  • Dictionary, stapler, pens, pencils
  • Stationery, stamps
  • Memo board for door
  • Camera
  • Detergent, iron, laundry bag, clothes hangers
  • Alarm clock
  • Television, with coaxial cable (HDTV or receiver optional)
  • Flashlight
  • Radio, stereo
  • Keurigs or Keurig-style makers

What you cannot bring:

  • Bed lofts
  • Fans with cooling systems
  • Humidifiers or Misters of any kind
  • Extension cords
  • Plug-in air fresheners
  • Multi-plug adapters
  • Halogen lamps
  • Candles (including those that are decorative)
  • Fireworks or weapons (including paintball guns)
  • Foam Mattress toppers
  • Microwave ovens
  • Toasters or toaster ovens
  • Electric grills or George Foreman grills
  • Hot plates or electric skillets
  • Crockpots; waffle or crepe pans
  • Electric/space heaters
  • Any coil appliances
  • Kerosene lamps or appliances
  • Waterbeds
  • Pets and animals
  • Black lights
  • Additional air conditioners
  • Non UL-approved lighting
  • Wireless computer access points (the University will provide connectivity)
  • Candle warmers
  • Cinder blocks

All residence hall rooms are equipped with a wireless access point for an Internet Protocol (IP) phone connection.

Students are prohibited from bringing their own landline due to service not being supported for the device. IP phones will be signed out to students at their request.