What to bring

Permitted furnishings and items

  • audio/video equipment
  • computers
  • extension cords (must be: UL listed, heavy duty with a ground wire and three prong plug)
  • fans
  • hair dryers
  • irons (preferably self-shut off)
  • lamps
  • microwaves (small)
  • phones
  • posters
  • refrigerators (small)
  • televisions
  • toasters and toaster ovens (only permitted in apartment kitchens)

Prohibited furnishings and items

  • air conditioners
  • candles/incense
  • fish tanks greater than a 10 gallon capacity
  • furniture, upholstered
  • futons
  • grills of any kind (electric, charcoal, gas, propane, hibachi, etc.)
  • guns (including water, paintball, BB, plastic, etc.)
  • heating devices (open coiled or any type)
  • hoverboards
  • knives (other than those used for food preparation/consumption or academic classes)
  • lamps, halogen
  • lights (neon, decorative string, rope, etc)
  • mattresses, personal
  • open coil heating implements
  • routers
  • tapestries or any material used as a canopy or wall decoration - cannot cover more than 25% of wall space

 

You know what else is a good idea? Insurance! You may want to check with your homeowner's policy to see if your belongings would be covered OR look at getting renters' insurance. Although we do not recommend any specific company for coverage, here‌ is an example of a policy you could look into: NSSI Brochure



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