Items to Leave at Home
Residence Life

Items to Leave at Home

  • Pets are not allowed (the exception being pet fish)
  • Hanging fishnets, posters, tapestries or any other related items are not allowed because of fire safety policies.
  • Hot plates, heating coils, electric frying pans, space heaters, broilers, griddles, toasters, toaster ovens, and other open-coil cooking appliances, incense and incense burners, halogen lamps, candles, and other open-flame items are not allowed due to fire safety policies.
  • Any kind of extension cords or multi tap outlets. (surge protectors are acceptable)
  • Firearms, fireworks, and dangerous weapons are also not permitted in the halls.
  • Cinder blocks are not allowed because they can damage the room floors.
  • Room air conditioners are not permitted in the residence halls.
  • Wifi routers and wifi printers cause problems with the schools wifi. 
When in doubt, contact the Office of Residence Life regarding major changes/modifications to your room and to see if items are permitted on campus.


Derek K. Pooley
Assistant Director for Student Living
207 Strebel Student Center

(315) 792-3285
(315) 792-3126 (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502