Prohibited Items

In addition to the items listed elsewhere in these policies, there are some prohibited items in campus housing for the community's safety. These items include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Candles (with or without wicks), candle/wax melt warmers, and incense;
  2. Halogen lamps, lava lamps, and incandescent bulbs. Permitted lamps are those using low heat emitting light bulbs, compact fluorescent lighting (CFL), or light-emitting diode (LED) lighting;
  3. Combustible materials, including charcoal and lighter fluid, may not be stored or utilized inside campus housing. Grilling is permitted only in designated outdoor areas. No grills may be stored in campus housing, including apartment patios. 
  4. Dartboards
  5. Fireworks
  6. Hoverboards are not permitted anywhere on the University campus. The term “Hoverboards” includes but is not limited to self-balancing scooters, battery or gas-operated scooters, hands-free segways, and electric powered skateboards
  7. Motorcycles, motor scooters, mopeds, and other fuel or electric-powered vehicles are prohibited in campus housing and must be parked per University parking regulations
  8. Extension cords (unless multiple outlet-type with a built-in surge protector). Additionally, electrical outlets must not be overloaded
  9. Holiday decorations are permitted only if the Residence Life and Housing Office guidelines are followed
  10. Space heaters
  11. Items obstructing egress/exit paths in rooms, apartments, or hallways
  12. Lofts are not permitted in residence hall rooms unless issued by the University
  13. Overstuffed or inflatable furniture, including waterbeds and indoor pools
  14. Signs considered to be University, government, or another’s property

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