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Prohibited Items

To ensure the safety of the residents, the following are specifically prohibited in student rooms, suites, and apartments:

pets (except fish)

cinder blocks for propping beds

extension cords

  • power strips must be UL approved and have a built-in circuit breaker and on/off switch

electrical appliances

  • air conditioners
  • exterior aerials or satellite dishes
  • cooking and heating appliances (except microwaves)
  • toasters or toaster ovens
  • ceiling fans
  • space heaters
  • halogen torchiere lamps
  • "octopus" lamps
  • washing machines
  • portable dishwashers
  • personal networking equipment such as routers, switches, and wireless access points
  • See Fire Prevention for more

open flames

  • candles
  • incense
  • oil lamps
  • houkas

live and artificial decorative trees

firearms and weapons

  • B.B. guns
  • bows and arrows
  • paintball guns
  • ammunition
  • firecrackers or explosives
  • slingshots
  • swords
  • knives with blades longer than 4"
  • martial arts tools

self-balancing electric wheeled boards (Hoverboards)

any other item which the University determines to be dangerous or illegal