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10 Ways To Win CSI's! (Community Safety Inspections)

CSI's are coming up. Get ready and get informed! Here are things that are not permitted, and some suggestions for replacements!

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1. Candles

​Nothing sets a scene like candles. Color, scent, shape and the dancing flame all combine to create any mood the user desires. But there are potential downsides, including soot buildup on low ceilings and a risk of fire from any flame left unattended or placed outdoors. Most importantly, it is a policy violation!

2. Alternative...DIFFUSERS or OILS!

​For those who want to be enjoy the warm light of a candle flickering in the window, scent a room, or decorate a walkway without creating a fire hazard, there are four excellent flame-free alternatives to using real candles.

​For those who want to be enjoy the warm light of a candle flickering in the window, scent a room, or decorate a walkway without creating a fire hazard, there are four excellent flame-free alternatives to using real candles.

3. Toasters

Toasters are not allowed in the Barnard Residence halls, due to the danger of electrical fires.

4. Alternative...OVEN!

A safer replacement for a toaster is an oven. Set your oven to 500 degrees, throw your toast in, and wait a couple minutes. Next step: enjoy!

5. Alcohol - no drinking under 21

It is illegal in the USA to drink if you are under 21. Drink apple cider!

6. Alternative...TEA or CIDER!

Its the most wonderful time of the year..PSL!!

7. Paraphernalia if under 21

No shot glasses or flasks allowed for those under 21. NOTE: No empty alcohol bottles for anyone, regardless of age! Also, those of age are allowed no more than (1) 12-pack of beer, or (2) standard bottles of wine or (1) 1-liter bottle of liquor at any given time), which should be recycled as soon as they are consumed.

No shot glasses or flasks allowed for those under 21. NOTE: No empty alcohol bottles for anyone, regardless of age! Also, those of age are allowed no more than (1) 12-pack of beer, or (2) standard bottles of wine or (1) 1-liter bottle of liquor at any given time), which should be recycled as soon as they are consumed.

8. Alternative...NORMAL CUPS!

Did I say normal?! I meant...adult cups! So fun! So much volume!

Did I say normal?! I meant...adult cups! So fun! So much volume!

9. Window Stoppers

The fine for removing or damaging window stoppers in $100! That is so much! There are so many other things that are more awesome to use $100 with than a fine...for example $100 worth of hair ties!?

10. Alternative...GO OUTSIDE!

It is good for you, good for your neighbors and good for the housing environment!

11. Smoke/Paraphernalia

Absolutely NO DRUGS and PARAPHERNALIA are permitted in CG or 110. Paraphernalia pertains to any equipment, product, accessory, or material that is modified for making, using, or concealing drugs.

Absolutely NO DRUGS and PARAPHERNALIA are permitted in CG or 110. Paraphernalia pertains to any equipment, product, accessory, or material that is modified for making, using, or concealing drugs.

12. Alternative...NONE!

nope. there's really no alternative to drugs and paraphernalia.

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