back to top
Community

Do You Know What Is Allowed In Our Residence Halls?

August Move-In will be here before you know it! Do you know what items are prohibited in our residence halls? For each question, choose the one item you can bring to the residence halls.

Posted on
  1. Climate Control: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Air Conditioner
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ceiling Fan
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Space Heater
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Small Desk Fan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    You can bring a fan that is small enough to sit on a desk or tabletop. Make sure the fan has a safety cover so that the blades aren't exposed. All halls are air conditioned.

  2. Beds: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Beds From Home
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bed Lofts
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Water Beds
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mattress Toppers
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Remember beds are provided for each student. Do not bring any type of bed into the residence hall.

  3. Bedding Accessories: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University

    Which one of these items can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Plastic Mattress Covers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Electric Blankets
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bed Risers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Electric Mattress Pad Covers
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    While you may want to bring a plastic mattress cover to put over your mattress before you put on the sheets, you do need to leave the electric blanket/pads at home. Also, no beds can be lofted or raised in any way in our residence halls.

  4. Alcohol & Drugs: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University

    Which one of these items can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Alcohol
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Empty Alcohol Containers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Drug Paraphernalia
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Illegal Drugs
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Recreational Marijuana
    Correct
    Incorrect
    None of the Above
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Even if you are 21 years old, you are not allowed to bring alcohol and it's containers into the residence halls. Illegal and recreational drugs are not permitted in our residence halls.

  5. Open Heating Coil Items: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University

    Which one of these items can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Candles or Incense
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Oil Burners
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Automatic Hair Straighteners
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Electronic Cigarettes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Hookah
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Smoking Pipes
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Even if you don't plan to use these items in the residence hall, you still cannot bring them inside the building. You can use hair straighteners and/or curling irons only if they have automatic shut-off.

  6. Weapons: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ammunition
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Martial Arts Tools
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Stun Guns
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Weapon Replicas
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Air or Gas Pistols
    Correct
    Incorrect
    No Weapons Of Any Kind
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    No weapons of any kind! This includes replicas or non-functioning/decorative weapons.

  7. Cooking: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Deep Fat Fryers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Cooking appliances w/ heating elements
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Grills (any size or type)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Microwave-safe bowls, cups, and plates
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Hot Oil Popcorn Poppers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Toaster Ovens or Toasters
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Crock Pots
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Students are not allowed to bring cooking appliances that heat up into the residence halls.

  8. Kitchen Supplies: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Coffee Mug Warmers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Kitchen knives
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Coffee Machines
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Hotplates
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Keurig Brewers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pocket Knives or Swiss Army Knives
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Yay! Keurig Brewers are approved for use in residence halls! You may want to consider bringing the refillable K-cups for an eco-friendly alternative to the disposable K-cups.

  9. Room Decor: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Photograph Collages
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Glow-in-the-Dark Stars/Stickers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Street Signs (University, city, county or state)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Natural-Cut Trees, Branches, or Greens
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Track Lights
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    When decorating your room, avoid anything that could be a fire hazard. If your space has any exposed pipe don't hang anything on them and be sure to leave more than 50% of your walls uncovered. Additionally, use green painters tape (or push pins for Beech

  10. More Room Decor: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Halogen Lamps
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Wall Posters
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Paint
    Correct
    Incorrect
    3M Hooks
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Contact Paper or Wallpaper
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    When decorating your room, avoid anything that is permanent, requires drilling holes into the walls, or causes any other type of damage upon removal. Additionally, halogen lamps are a fire safety issue.

  11. Entertainment: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dartboards
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Paint Ball Guns
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gaming Equipment (Xbox, Nintendo, Playstation)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Explosives or Fireworks
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fog/Smoke Machines
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    When deciding what entertainment to bring to the residence halls keep in mind it cannot be a weapon, or flammable, or disruptive to other residents.

  12. Technology & Tools: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    TV Brackets for Mounting
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Streaming Devices (Apple TV, Amazon Fire)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Wireless Routers/Access
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Satellite Dishes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Power Tools
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    We provide internet and cable in the residence – no need for those added components. When setting up your technology, don't use anything that will damage residence hall walls or furniture.

  13. Valuables: Which one can you bring into our Residence Halls?

    © Temple University
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Expensive Jewelry
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pets
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Family Heirlooms
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Leave it at Home!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    While we do offer the option to rent/purchase a safe to secure your belongings, we recommend that you leave valuables at home.

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!
 
Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.