Hot pot or electric tea kettle, (no exposed heating element)
Air popcorn popper (no exposed heating element)
Computer, laptop, tablet
Extra-long twin-size sheets, available at most discount/department stores
Items from your home to add a personal touch to your room
Lamp (NO Halogen bulbs)
Outlet strip (You are encouraged to have an outlet strip with a surge suppressor that is approved by Underwriters laboratories U.L.). Elmhurst College is not responsible for damage to appliances due to power outages or surges.
Radio, stereo, television (cable ready),DVD (provided these items do not use an outside antenna)
Refrigerator (if it does NOT exceed 3.0 cubic feet or draw more than 1.5 amps)
Trash can (recycling bins are provided; trash cans are not)
Umbrella, rain/snow shoes and the like
Footwear for rain, snow, and the like
Please leave the following items a home:
Air conditioners (window or portable/stand alone)
Amplified instruments and drums
Any item with exposed heating element
Candles (not permitted even if unburned)
Foam toppers for mattresses (sometimes called egg crate toppers)
Grills (indoor or outdoor)
Microwaves (permitted in apartments/houses only, one per unit)
Pets, except fish
All of the furniture can be lofted without the use of any tools or additional materials. For diagrams or potential arrangements, please see furniture configurations.
Students residing in Elm Park, or Prospect apartments and in College houses may want to bring a couch or comfy chairs as no living room furniture is provided. These units have complete bedroom furniture and a kitchen table with 4 chairs.