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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
    • multiple-outlet connections are permissible only with a built-in circuit breaker and U.L. approved
  • 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
    • See Fire Safety Policies 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
  • any other item which the University determines to be dangerous or illegal