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Policy: Appliance Rules, Smoking, & Open Flames

The electrical systems in campus housing are not designed to carry heavy loads of electrical equipment, so students should use only 1 plug per receptacle.

  • Due to fire danger, hot plates or any open coil appliances are not allowed.
  • Only one refrigerator and one microwave are allowed in each room. Refrigerators may not exceed four cubic feet.
  • Roommates should coordinate to ensure that only one of each of these appliances is moved into the room.
  • The University House suites will have a refrigerator and microwave already furnished. Students living in those suites are responsible for the cleanliness and defrosting of appliances.
  • Smoking is not permitted on campus.
  • Candles, incense, halogen lights and flammable lamps are prohibited due to the danger of high heat, dripping wax or open flame.