Residential Facilities



Each room includes an extra- long twin bed, a desk, a chair and a dresser, and closet space for each resident. Suite style rooms will also include a kitchen table, kitchen chairs, loveseat(s), club chair(s), and a coffee table. Room windows will have blinds or shades. All furniture must be kept in the room in which it was originally provided, and beds must be kept together. Room furniture found in common areas of the residence buildings will be removed by Plant Operations staff, and residents with furniture missing from their rooms when they vacate the rooms, sill be assessed the current cost for new replacement furniture. Students are not permitted to paint their residence hall rooms, and may not build lofts or any other type of structure in their rooms

Personal property in rooms: Students may bring their own curtains, but the curtains must be made of fireproofed materials. Any upholstered furniture brought into a residential building must be fire-rated. Additional furnishings allowed in residence hall rooms include: clocks, radios, stereos, televisions, DVD players, mini-refrigerators, computers, and lamps (with the exclusion of halogen and sun lamps). Interior decorations need to be hung with care, and at no time should tacks, tape, screws, adhesive material or staples be used on ceilings, walls, woodwork or doors. Fabric or other material may not be hung across entryways in student rooms, on the ceiling or over lights and/or fire safety equipment.

Lasell College carries no insurance covering personal property, and assumes no responsibility for items lost, damaged or stolen from student rooms or storage at any time. Residents are encouraged to review their family personal property insurance coverage and obtain appropriate coverage. At the end of the academic year, or whenever a student vacates his/her assigned room, students must remove possessions from their room and broom-clean their room. The college cannot be responsible for any personal effects left in a student's room, and will dispose of any abandoned property. Any/all costs associated with the removal of abandoned property will be assigned to the student(s).

The following items are not permitted in residents' rooms:

  • heat producing appliances including (but not limited to): halogen lamps, sun lamps, electrical blankets, space heaters, air conditioners and heating pads
  • barbecue grills
  • combustibles such as gasoline, lighter fluids, or cleaning fluids
  • candles, potpourri burners and incense burners
  • live trees, wreaths, roping, etc.
  • fireworks or firecrackers
  • weapons of any sort (including firearms; hunting, survival, and pocket knives; archery and target practice equipment; martial arts weapons)
  • non-prescription drugs and/or drug paraphernalia (includes hookahs intended for tobacco use)
  • alcoholic beverages, if the student is under the age of 21 years

Additionally, alcoholic beverages or their containers are not permitted, if living in a "dry" building (including: Briggs, Carpenter, East, Gardner, Holt, McClelland, Mott, North, Ordway, Rockwell, Van Winkle, West or Woodland Halls)

No cooking appliances may be used in student residence rooms. Items falling into this category include (but are not limited to): coffee makers; toasters; toaster ovens; George Foreman grills; rice cookers; popcorn machines; hot pots; warming trays; and free-standing burners. Each residence building has a kitchen, and many of these kitchens are equipped with a stove and/or microwave, and a sink, and residents are welcome to use the kitchens whenever they wish. Students who choose to bring cooking appliances (not including microwaves) to campus, may only use them in the designated kitchen area.

Health and Safety Inspections

Other Residential Areas

Room/Building Condition and Damage