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List of Objects not allowed in dorms

sunflower28sunflower28 Posts: 42Registered User Junior Member
Hey all,

A while back I stumbled across a list somewhere of things you're not allowed to have in the dorms- like toasters, other electronics, etcs. Does anyone have ANY idea where that list is? I'm going to be doing my college shopping soon and it would be nice to know what I'm not allowed to have.

Thanks!
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Replies to: List of Objects not allowed in dorms

  • psydentpsydent Posts: 204Registered User Junior Member
    It's in your housing contract. I knew people that had coffee-makers and other banned items, and nothing bad happened.
  • seasaltseasalt Posts: 20Registered User New Member
    :) here's a list I found.

    PROHIBITED POSSESSIONS AND BEHAVIOR
    In order to protect the health, safety, and well-being of all occupants of University Housing Facilities, the items and
    activities set forth below are not permitted in the Premises, Building, or any University Housing Facilities, either by the Resident,
    the Permitted Occupant, or their respective guests. Prohibited possessions may be confiscated by the University in accordance
    with federal, state and local laws and established University procedure. Failure to comply with this provision shall entitle the
    University to exercise its rights and remedies set forth in Section "P" below, including without limitation the eviction of and/or
    judicial action against the Resident, the Permitted Occupant, or their respective guests. The following shall constitute a
    nonexclusive list of the items/activities that are not permitted in the Premises under any circumstances:
    • Open flames, including cigarettes on balconies and ledges, barbecues and hibachis, candles, incense, decorative string lights;
    • Firearms and other weapons, explosives, fireworks, or flammable substances, such as gasoline or barbecue lighter fluid;
    • Use of alcoholic beverages, except by those Residents and guests who are 21 or older, is prohibited. Those of legal age to
    consume alcohol may do so only within private areas of the housing facilities. In addition, there shall be no bulk quantities
    of alcohol (i.e., kegs and other common source containers) permitted anywhere in the Premises or Building. The purchase
    for, or distribution of, alcohol to anyone under age 21 is also prohibited. Violations of the provisions of this paragraph shall
    be grounds for disciplinary action in accordance with University policy;
    • The use, possession, or distribution of, or in any way assisting anyone to use, possess, or distribute any dangerous and/or
    illegal drugs, narcotics, acids, and controlled substances, and/or drug paraphernalia, including bongs, pipes, hookahs and/or
    other devices to facilitate consumption by the Resident or any Permitted Occupant, or their respective guests is strictly
    prohibited. The Resident acknowledges that the University retains the right to enter into the Premises to inspect for and/or
    confiscate any such prohibited substances as set forth in Sections “J” and “P” below. Violation of the provisions of this
    paragraph shall be a breach of this Contract, entitling the University to exercise its rights and remedies set forth in Section
    "P" below, and in the University's discretion shall also be grounds for disciplinary action in accordance with University
    policy, which may include without limitation, suspension or expulsion from the University;
    • Electrical appliances (e.g. air conditioners), equipment, or other devices that are not UL approved and labeled;
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    • Torchiere halogen lamps;
    • Pets, other than fish (fish tanks of more than 10 gallon capacity are prohibited in the Premises);
    • Pianos.
    • Beds placed by the Resident, the Permitted Occupant, or their respective guests and all Waterbeds; and
    • Cooking equipment and appliances such as, but not limited to, hotplates and toaster-ovens (except in living units with
    kitchens, and except for "microfridges" in spaces otherwise deemed acceptable by Housing.) Microfridge units may not
    exceed 4.5 cubic feet;

    straight from the 08 housing agreement. i don't know how much of this has changed, but I would think that it is generally accurate. :) here is the link to the full contract if you want it.
    http://housing.usc.edu/forms/AC09_Living_Agreement.pdf
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