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What to Bring to Campus

What to Bring to Campus


View our Recommended Shopping List to see what things we recommend bringing to campus.


Most items that are not permitted in the residence halls are fire safety hazards in a residence hall setting. This list of fire safety hazards includes candles of any kind, incense, any appliance with a visible heating element (i.e. hot plates, toasters, toaster ovens); George Foreman grills, ceramic or space heaters, two-pronged extension cords, halogen lamps, lava lamps, excessive use of decorative lights, black lights, hookahs (regardless of use/decoration), etc. Other items not permitted in the residence halls include: water-filled furniture, curtains, street signs, regardless of how they have been obtained; weapons of any kind; and any pet (other than fish in a 10 gallon or less aquarium). Students found in possession of any of the above items will be charged through the campus judicial system.

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