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:

  • 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)
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Masks (in case a student becomes ill while on campus)
  • Thermometer
  • Hand Soap & Hand Sanitizer

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)
  • LED Strip Lights with wall adhesive 
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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.