What to Bring / What Not To Bring

What to Bring to Campus

Students are encouraged to bring the following items to campus:

  • Bed sheets (X-Long Twin)
  • Blankets
  • Pillows & Pillow Cases
  • Towels
  • Desk Lamp (halogen lamps are not permitted)
  • Wastebasket
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Re-useable water bottle(s)
  • Re-useable plastic food storage containers
  • Re-useable utensils, plates, cups & coffee mug
  • Re-useable to-go coffee mug
  • Reuseable shopping bags
  • Iron (must have automatic shutoff)
  • Laundry Basket & High Efficiency Detergent
  • Shower Caddy
  • Toiletries
  • Alarm Clock
  • Television
  • Phone
  • Radio
  • Room Decorations

What Not to Bring

The following items are prohibited by the College. Use/possession of these items may result in fines, a loss of merit points, or the loss of residency privileges:

  • Cooking Appliances (Hot Plates, Broiler/Toaster Ovens, Popcorn Poppers)
  • Microwave Ovens and Microfridges
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Air Conditioners
  • Candles/Incense
  • Spider Extension Cords (also called Octopus Extension Cords)
  • Bed Lofts (small risers other than concrete blocks are allowed)
  • Waterbeds
  • Firearms / Weapons
  • Electric Water Coolers
  • Any furniture not specifically labeled as compliant with Cal 117 fire safety regulations.
  • Large Posters (larger than 24" X 36")
  • Large Refrigerators (over 4.5 cubic feet)
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs (Alcohol is only allowed in designated upper class areas for students of legal drinking age)
  • Hair Straighteners or Curling Irons without an automatic shutoff device
  • Pets (other than fish)

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. A complete list of prohibited items can be found in the Policies & Procedures section of the Residence Life website. These regulations have been established for your convenience and safety. Your cooperation in complying with these policies is greatly appreciated.