WHAT NOT BRING - Please do not bring any prohibited items.
The following items are prohibited items and activities in/around the halls. Any of these items found in a residence hall may be confiscated by appropriate University personnel.
Air conditioning units.
Alcohol paraphernalia if under 21 years of age (includes empty alcohol containers).
Amplified musical instruments.
Beer Pong tables, beer bongs/funnels, or any other binge drinking or drinking game apparatus.
Candle warmers/wax melters.
Decorations near or covering lights on light fixtures.
Electrical wires through or underneath door frames or carpets.
Exercise equipment (small equipment and free weights less than 10 lbs. are permitted).
Extension cords or electric wiring that is "homemade" (this does not include surge protectors with safety fuses).
Gasoline, benzine, and other flammable fluids.
Holiday lighting that cannot be documented to be less than 3 years old. Holiday lighting may not exceed 1 strand of 100 lights per unit.
String lights may not be used to illuminate a room.
Hookah, vape cigarettes or other smoking devices.
Kegs (of any type).
Live cut trees, branches, hay, straw, or similar material.
Pets--only fish inside a 10-gallon tank are permitted in University residential facilities.
Refrigerators over five cubic feet in capacity.
Resistance coil appliances (i.e. hotplate).
Smoking. Smoking is prohibited inside all University residences. This policy includes areas within 20 feet of doors and windows.
Traffic or public signs or traffic cones.
Weapons: Firearms, chemicals, fireworks and explosives, CO2, air- propelled weapons, tasers, or high-powered water guns, slingshots, bow and arrow, paint ball guns, switchblades and any knife larger than a small pocket knife that cannot be clearly identified as a kitchen utensil are not permitted in the residence halls.
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