Prohibited Items

Prohibited in all residential areas:

  • Any appliance capable of heating grease or oil to a burning point (e.g. deep fryers, popcorn machines, etc.)

  • Candles with wicks, incense, or other items that create an open flame

  • Cats, dogs, and other non-fish pets except for approved ESAs, Service Animals, and those in pet-friendly housing.

  • Additional door locks (e.g. chain or deadbolt)

  • Flammable items (charcoal, lighter fluid, “open flame” grills, butane torches, fireworks, etc.)

  • Halogen lamps/bulbs

  • Loft beds

  • Multi-plug extension cords that do not have a fuse

  • Multi-plug wall outlets that do not have a fuse

  • Non-UL approved devices

  • Oil burning lamps

  • Antennas

  • Personal wireless internet routers

  • Space heaters

  • Open coil burners/hot plates

  • Transportation devices with Lithium Ion Batteries (e.g. hoverboards, skateboards, scooters, etc.) unless the device is approved through The Office of Disability 


Prohibited Outside Apartment Kitchens (permitted ONLY in apartment kitchens):

  • Electric wok 

  • Electric griddle/grill

  • Hot Air Cookers, including air fryers

  • Indoor grills (George Foreman-type)

  • Regular toaster

  • Tea Kettles

  • Instant Pots/Pressure Cooker/Rice Cooker

  • Toaster oven


If you have questions about a specific item, please contact hrlfacilities@uncc.edu.