Health and Safety Inspections

Resident Assistants will complete Health and Safety Inspections at least twice a semester. Students will be notified within 48 hours (minimum) in advance of this inspection. During this time, Residence Life staff will enter each room, apartment, or house to complete a visual inspection for the health and safety of our residents and the well-being of our community. Residence Life staff will lock your doors upon completion of the inspection. Any policy violations observed at the time of inspection will be documented. Common violations include (but are not limited to):

  • Candles, wax melt warmers, incense, or items that have an open flame
  • Extension cords or lack of surge protectors
  • Items on sprinkler heads or covering smoke detectors
  • Excessively dirty rooms (food, trash, laundry, etc.)
  • Blocking an exit or HVAC vents
  • Items attached to or hanging off the ceiling
  • Unapproved animals or animal paraphernalia (please note that animals awaiting ESA approval are not permitted on campus or in campus housing)
  • George Foreman-type grills, hot plates, air fryers, and cooktops

Residents will have 48 hours to address any cleaning issues. Any items confiscated during room inspections, except pets, may be disposed of by Residence Life and Housing staff.  Small appliances will be stored through the remainder of the semester, and students may retrieve them when they are able to take them immediately off-campus.  Any appliances remaining beyond the end of the current semester will be donated to charity.

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