Prohibited Items in Student Rooms
Students are responsible for knowing the following:
All policies regarding use of electrical appliances are subject to change and approval by Residential Education and Housing Services in consultation with Facilities Management, based on actual usage and limitations of electrical capabilities within each residence hall. The following are strictly prohibited, for legal or safety reasons:
- Vaporizers or hookahs.
- Smoke-generating machinery is prohibited in and around the residence halls (including during special events and programs) because of the possibility of triggering false alarms.
- Gasoline (kerosene, etc)-powered machinery such as motorcycles or mopeds and any other combustible items including combustible engines, flammable liquids, non-electric lanterns, portable barbeque grills, and large combustible decorations.
- Candles, incense, oil burners, and other similar items requiring an open flame for use are prohibited from the on-campus housing facilities.
- Natural trees and evergreens.
- Use of more than three strands of lights on a single extension cord to avoid overloading outlets.
- Possession or use of electrical appliances with heating elements or high energy consumption, such as hot plates, electric coffee pots, immersion heaters, popcorn poppers, crock pots, electrical heaters, electric frying pans, electric woks, stoves, toaster ovens, air conditioners, torchiere style halogen lamps, ultra-violet sun lamps or any other appliance which uses over 800 watts of electricity (with the exception of hair dryers), and/or any appliance that does not meet current UL specifications.
Individual rooms and Rangeview suites are equipped with one microfridge unit. Personal microfridge units are not allowed. Those living in the Rangeview suite singles must receive prior approval by Residential Education and Housing Services to bring their own personal microfridge for use in their single.
- Extension cords longer than 10 feet. Multiple cords and outlets. Approved extension cords must not be placed under rugs or tacked/stapled to the walls. Power strips with surge protectors are permitted. Equipment that repeatedly overloads electrical circuits will be removed.
- Possession/use of waterbeds or mattresses not supplied by the college.
- Possession of any type of upholstered furniture not provided by the College which do not meet Fire Code CAL 133 or CAL 117. Each piece must be suitably labeled and written notice of compliance is required.
- Hanging anything outside windows or on the residence hall facades, or placing anything on outside window ledges and balconies, or hanging anything on or from interior room ceiling, sprinklers, or fire detectors. Exceptions may be made with the approval of the Assistant Dean for Residential Education and Housing Services.
- Satellite dishes, radio/television antennas.
- Hanging anything from the ceilings in your room particularly anything made out of fabric material.
Last updated June 12, 2012
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