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What to Bring and Prohibited Items

What to Bring

All Residence Halls

Students living in the residence halls (either the suites or apartments) should bring the following:

  • Sheets & linens (extra-long size)
  • Pillows
  • Hangers
  • Towels
  • Clothes
  • Laundry basket
  • Computer
  • Television
  • Telephone
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Trash can
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Thermometer
  • OTC pain reliever (acetaminophen/ibuprofen)
  • Kleenex
  • Cough medicine
  • Cough drops
  • Decongestant

Students currently taking prescribed medications should have a conversation with their family and doctor about how they will continue to receive these medicines once living on campus. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Stevenson Wellness Center at 443-352-4200 for more information

Additional Items for Apartments

In addition to the items listed above, those students living in the apartments should also bring:

  • Dishes/cups/pots & pans
  • Eating utensils
  • Shower curtain & rings
  • Coffee maker (permitted only if equipped with an automatic shut-off mechanism)

Prohibited Items

All Residence Halls

The following items are prohibited in all student residence halls:

  • Pets
  • Waterbeds
  • Refrigerators or mini-fridges
  • Bars
  • Lofts
  • Weapons (even if you have a permit)
  • Knives beyond 3" blade
  • Martial arts weaponry
  • Rifles
  • Sabers
  • Explosives/fireworks/firecrackers
  • Individual air conditioning units
  • Gas or charcoal grills
  • Personal space heaters
  • Pools
  • Hot tubs
  • Amplifiers or microphones
  • Halogen lamps/ultraviolet/infrared lamps
  • Ping pong tables, pool tables or air hockey tables
  • Dart boards
  • Distillery
  • Natural Christmas trees
  • Candles/incense
  • Street signs or other public signs
  • Electric blankets
  • Irons/Coffee pots/Curling irons without auto shut-offs
  • Weightlifting equipment
  • Bed risers (cinder blocks, bunking blocks, etc.)
  • Personal door locks
  • Wall-mounted shelving, furniture, or fixtures

Additional Items for Suite-Style Housing

In addition to the items listed above, the following items are prohibited in the suite-style housing:

  • George Foreman or other brand personal grills
  • Hot pots
  • Toasters
  • Microwaves
  • Electric burners
  • Other small cooking appliances (including, but not limited to sandwich makers, griddles, waffle makers, etc.)

Have a Question?

Contact Residence Life

Office Address:
Ratcliffe Community Center
10945 Boulevard Circle
Owings Mills, MD 21117-7804

Phone:
443-334-2588 (local)
1-877-468-6852 (toll free)

 

 
 

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