|You MAY bring||You should NOT bring|
Standard school supplies
Computer Monitors 24" diag. or less.
Athletic equipment (tennis rackets, ice-skates, roller-blades)
10-12 cup coffee maker
Aquarium for fish (20 gal. or less)
Cell phone, MP3 player, etc.
Telephone (charges do apply)
Monitors larger than 24" diag.
*Only one monitor per student. Please see the full Computer Monitor policy.
VCR, DVD, Blu-Ray players and their associated media.
Computer games with unacceptable content.
Animals/pets (including reptiles and rodents). Fish are allowed.
- Room furniture generally can be rearranged - please check with your RL first and get your Residence Supervisor’s approval.
Please check with your Residence Supervisor before bringing extra furniture (lamps, chairs, desks, bookcase, etc.).
For safety please
Move bunk beds, dressers and desks a minimum of 6” away from baseboard heaters.
Bunk beds may not be taken apart.
Halogen lamps are not permitted in the residence halls.
- Exceptions to the policy must be approved through the Student Life Office [SL 12/11].
Decorating Doors, Walls, Ceilings, and Furniture
You should put the name of each occupant on the outside of each room door.
Please decorate your room, but remember that the décor must be approved by the residence supervisor.
Anything hung in your room must be appropriate and in good Christian taste. Rooms shouldn’t be advertisements for movies and celebrities.
If tack strips are provided, please pin your posters, pictures, and decorations to the tack strip and not to a wall or the ceiling.
A collage of pictures/items must be put on poster board or corkboard and pinned to the tack strip or wall space provided.
You may use Mavalus tape to attach appropriate items (pictures, posters, etc.) to the walls. Mavalus tape can be purchased in the Campus Bookstore.
You may not use nails, screws, staples, packing tape, duct tape, masking tape, electrical tape, or sticky tack to attach anything to the walls, ceiling, or furniture.
You are permitted to have fish in the residence halls in aquariums that are no larger than 20 gallons. All other pets are not permitted except for service animals.
Windows and Blinds
Please keep your food and drinks in a room refrigerator and not in your windows (please see Mini-Refrigerator).
Signs, posters, stickers, etc., are great for decorating, but please keep them off of the windows or between the windows and the screens.
Please hang your clothes in your closet and not in the dorm windows.
Window screens are easily punctured and damaged, please do not remove screens from the windows.
You may open your blinds as long as everyone in the room is modestly dressed, but should be open only to the level that the windows are open.
Trees, wreaths, boughs, etc. must be artificial.
Please only use miniature lights – lights should not touch baseboard heaters.
Christmas decorations are for the inside of the residence only. Decorating the outside of the building is not permitted.
Decorations inside can be attached to the tack strips but not to the walls and ceilings. Nails, tacks, screws, and tape cannot be used on the walls or ceilings.
Unsafe electrical conditions will be removed (multiple extension cords, cords with poor ends, etc.).
Video Game Systems
- Video game systems are permitted in the residence halls with Dorm Supervisor approval. Video Game System internet updates are not available on campus [SL 1/11]. Also see Video Game policies.