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Housing Contract

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For this year only: All residence halls are permitted to have one microwave per suite or apartment. Traditional residence halls (Burnap, Burr, Crandall and Winthrop) are permitted one microwave per room.


Prohibited Items in All Residence Halls/Apartments

  • Air conditioners and space heaters (facilities staff can raise/lower the temperature in most rooms by request)
  • Air guns, paint ball markers/guns, fireworks, incendiary devices
  • Amplifiers, electric guitars, drums, etc.
  • BBQ grills
  • Cinder blocks
  • Darts and dart boards
  • Double sided tape, duct tape, nails, screws, etc. on walls (painters tape should be used on walls and student can use thumb tacks on sheet rock walls)
  • Drugs and alcohol, paraphernalia, shot glasses, bongs, vaporizers, hookahs, alcohol containers, etc.
  • Electric blankets and space heaters
  • Extension cords (only UL approved surge protectors are permitted)
  • Flags and tapestries (and anything hanging from light fixtures/fire safety equipment/pipes)
  • Halogen lights/lamps, lava lamps and octopus lamps with plastic shades
  • Hoverboards
  • Incense, candles, tart/wax warmers, etc.
  • Live Christmas trees
  • Pets (except fish in 10 gallon tanks or less)
  • Official/public signs and street signs
  • Wallpaper
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Wireless routers
  • Water beds, wooden futons, personal furniture (couches/chairs)

Smoking is PROHIBITED in ALL Residence Halls

Prohibited Items in First-Year Residence Halls

  • Microwaves (permitted in Mead and Niejadlik Common area)
  • All cooking/heating appliances (toaster, coffee pot*, hot plates, rice cooker, etc.)
    *Keurigs are permitted in all residence halls.

Prohibited Items in Non-Kitchen Halls

  • All cooking/heating appliances (listed above) are prohibited in Niejadlik Hall with the exception of a microwave in the common area and Keurigs.
  • Cooking appliances are permitted on the 1st and 2nd floors of Occum in the kitchen area only