These regulations have been established for your convenience and safety. Your cooperation in complying with these policies is greatly appreciated.

Students are encouraged to bring the following items to campus:

  • Masks
  • Thermometer
  • Hand Soap & Hand Sanitizer
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Packed "Go Bag": To ensure that students are best prepared in the event that they need to enter isolation or quarantine¬†while on campus, we ask that each resident prepare a "Go Bag" that can be easily transported yet robust enough¬†to allow a resident to be in isolation or quarantine for 14 days. Suggested items for a student's go bag include:
      • Toiletry items: toothbrush, toothpaste & floss, face wash & moisturizer, deodorant, contact lenses, contact solution, shampoo & conditioner, body wash or soap, brush, ponytail holders, lotion, feminine products, etc.
      • Undergarments: underwear, socks, bras
      • Clothing: Pajamas, T-Shirts, shorts, leggings or sweatpants, hoodies
      • Flip Flops, slides, slip-on shoes
      • Pillow
      • Prescriptions and other daily medications
      • Identification, Medical Card, Credit Card
      • Phone charging cord and plug
      • All schoolwork, books, supplies, planner, calculator, etc.
      • Computer and Charger
      • Power Strip
      • Thermometer
      • Pulse Oximeter
      • Over the counter medications: Tylenol, Cough Medicine, Vitamins
      • Blanket
      • Bath towel
      • Set of sheets
      • Refillable water bottle
      • Tissues
      • Hand sanitizer
      • Disinfecting spray
      • Additional face masks
  • Bed sheets (X-Long Twin)
  • Blankets
  • Pillows & Pillow Cases
  • Toiletries
  • Shower Caddy
  • 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
  • Refrigerator (approximately 4.5 cu. ft. or smaller)
  • Alarm Clock
  • Television
  • Room Decorations
  • Coffee Maker (single serve - Keurig style are permitted).

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, multi-cup coffee makers)
  • Microwave Ovens
  • 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)
  • Hookah, Juul, E-cigarettes, or any other smoking paraphernalia
  • Hair Straighteners or Curling Irons without an automatic shutoff device
  • Pets (other than fish)

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The Office of Residence Life is dedicated to providing students a supportive and inclusive living environment that enhances their Stonehill experience. Students can select from a wide range of living options at Stonehill, ranging from traditional corridor style halls to suites and townhouses, to single-gender residence halls.