Policy on Portable Electrical Appliances, Smoking, and Open FlamesPolicy on Portable Electrical Appliances, Smoking, and Open Flames

, ,The following items/activities are prohibited for residence hall use:

  • Toaster oven, electric skillet, indoor
    grill (e.g., George Foreman type)
  • Fireworks, weapons and/or ammunition
  • Space heaters
  • Halogen lamps
  • Smoking, tobacco products
  • Cooking appliances designed for frying or with open heating elements
  • Fabric or flammable material attached to the ceiling
  • Geroge Foreman Grills
  • Mopeds, motorcycles, flammable fule, gas enginges
  • Multi-plugs or power-strips except for computers
  • Open flames such as candles, incense, matches, lighters, etc.
  • Space heaters


The following appliances are approved for residence hall use:

  • Small, mini-fridge no more than 4.3 cubic feet (one per room)
  • Microwave (one per room)
  • Television/Game devices (may not be mounted)
  • Stereos and stereo equipment (may not be mounted)
  • Lamps / alternative lighting (no halogen lamps)
  • Coffee maker
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryers/Curling irons/straighteners
  • Automatic shut-off iron
  • UL approved extension cords~used with caution~with one appliance plugged into the cord at a time.