A: Please NEVER USE nails, tacks, screws, duct, masking or scotch tape on any walls or doors. We strongly encourage you to use products similar to the 3M Command Strips and hangers. When properly mounted and removed, these types of products work the best and do not damage the wall surface. Our BOOKSHOP offers these products to help with your move in.
A: Students are not allowed to paint their rooms. If rooms are painted, the fine will be between $75 and $250. See our Room Condition Survey Form for more information about do's & don'ts in your room
A: The College provides each student with a bed, dresser (or a Captain's bed), desk, and chair. All the furniture MUST stay in the room. If you’re not sure how to arrange it, ask a member of the DLT, any returning student or your housekeeper. They’ve seen some of the best ideas over the years.
A: Open flames create a potential fire hazard, so lighting candles, within our dormitories, is prohibited. All rooms have smoke detectors and some have sprinkler heads. The sprinkler heads should NEVER be used for hanging any items in your room or the hallways.
A: Contact your housekeeper. If the housekeeper cannot replace the light, then she or he will contact Facilities Services for assistance.
A: If you have a ceiling leaking contact our office. We will issue a work-order and one of our carpenters will respond.
A: You will need to contact Campus Safety (X7911). If your key has been stolen or lost, contact Facilities Services. The locksmith will recore your lock and issue new keys. The fine for recoring a room lock is $50. If you have lost your OneCard, notify Campus Safety and contact the OneCard Office.
Heat will be turned on across campus once we are experiencing sustained nighttime temperatures of 40°F or less with predicted continuing trends in that range. This is a guideline that will be used along with common sense dictated by specific weather patterns and operational necessity. Even during the heating season, any time the outside air temperature is above 60°F, the main heating valves will shut off automatically. This means that the heat is essentially “off” when the outside temperature reaches 60°F. For more information, please visit How my Heat Works.
A: If your room is too hot during warmer weather, the only recourse is to open a window or turn on a fan. If your room is too hot or too cold in the winter, please contact Facilities Services. When a "too hot" or "too cold" service request is received, the mechanic assigned to that building will respond and investigate the concern. Every call during business hours (M-F 7a-5p) will be responded to the same day. Complaints received off-hours will be handled the next business day. In the event that the entire building is experiencing heating issues off-hours, you should contact Campus Safety (x7911), who will dispatch a mechanic through the On-Call system. Please see the How my Heat Works page for your dorm. There are valuable instructions on your dorm room’s specific heating system and how to operate it.
A: The following conservation policies are in effect with the dual purpose of reducing both our operating expenses and carbon footprint:
For more information on the Campus Energy Policy and other sustainability efforts, please visit the Sustainibility Blog.
A: We do not have an exterminator on staff. We do have an agreement with a local exterminator who comes to campus once a week to perform extermination services. If you notice BUGS, please CONTACT Facilities Services.
A: No. Bike racks are located at or in each residence hall.
A: Contact Facilities Services.
A: Each dorm has student vacuum cleaners. Contact a member of your DLT for the location of your vacuum cleaner.
A: Contact Facilities Services to schedule the repair.
A: Contact Dining Services - Vending at x7400.
A: No. All personal items must be stored in the student's room.
A: All authorized construction workers are required to sign in at Facilities Services when they arrive on campus. Each worker receives a white badge that they are required to display at all times. If you have any concerns about people in your hall, contact Campus Safety.
A: See our recycling page.