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Prohibited Items

Prohibited in all residential areas:

  • Any appliance capable of heating grease or oil to a burning point (e.g. deep fryers, popcorn machines, etc.)
  • Aquariums with tanks over 10 gallons
  • Candles with wicks, incense, or other items that create an open flame
  • Cats, dogs, and other non-fish pets except for approved ESAs, Service Animals, and those in pet-friendly housing.
  • Ceiling tapestries
  • Additional door locks (e.g. chain or deadbolt)
  • Flammable items (charcoal, lighter fluid, “open flame” grills, butane torches, fireworks, etc.)
  • Halogen lamps/bulbs
  • Live trees (Christmas trees)
  • LED light strips with adhesive (example)
  • Loft beds
  • Multi-plug extension cords that do not have a fuse
  • Multi-plug wall outlets that do not have a fuse
  • Non-UL approved devices
  • Oil burning lamps
  • Antennas
  • Personal wireless internet routers
  • Space heaters
  • Weapons as defined by University Policy 702
  • Open coil burners/hot plates
  • Transportation devices with Lithium Ion Batteries (e.g. hoverboards, skateboards, scooters, etc.) unless the device is approved through The Office of Disability
  • 3D Printers/laminators

Prohibited Outside Apartment Kitchens (permitted ONLY in apartment kitchens):

  • Electric wok
  • Electric griddle/grill
  • Hot Air Cookers, including air fryers
  • Indoor grills (George Foreman-type)
  • Regular toaster
  • Stovetop tea kettles
  • Instant Pots/Pressure Cooker/Rice Cooker
  • Toaster oven

If you have questions about a specific item, please contact

You can also find a packing list here