Microwaves and Refrigerators

Due to concerns related to consumption of energy and fire safety, microwaves and refrigerators are well regulated within University Housing, with guidelines that vary drastically, depending on the building the student is assigned to. What follows is a brief overview for each building.

Cambridge Commons

Refrigerators: Full-size energy-efficient refrigerators are provided in each suite. Residents are prohibited from bringing their own mini-refrigerators


Microwaves:
Cambridge Commons Upgrade Suites have a microwave provided, as part of the standard kitchen appliances. Cambridge Commons Standard Suites may bring their own microwave (700W or less), or use the community kitchen that is available in the center of each floor (community kitchen includes oven, stove, microwave, and toaster).

Kenilworth Square Apartments

Refrigerators: Full-size refrigerators are provided in each apartment.

Microwaves: Kenilworth Square Apartments have a microwave provided, as part of the standard kitchen appliances.

Purin Hall

Refrigerators: Full-size refrigerators are provided in each suite.

Microwaves: Purin Hall suites have a microwave provided, as part of the standard kitchen appliances.

RiverView
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Refrigerators: Students may bring a mini-refrigerator (size not to exceed 4 cu. feet, or exterior dimensions of 36″ tall, 26″ wide, 26″ deep). Students may also rent a combination refrigerator-freezer-microwave (see below).

Microwaves: RiverView residents may rent a combination refrigerator-freezer-microwave unit from www.mycollegefridge.com, or use the microwave available in the lounge for each wing. Students may not bring their own microwave to RiverView. Students may also checkout the key to the RiverView resident kitchen, which includes oven, stove, and microwave.

Sandburg Hall

East Tower

Refrigerators: Full-size refrigerators are provided in each suite.

Microwaves: East Tower suites have a microwave provided, as part of the standard kitchen appliances.

North/South/West Towers

Refrigerators: Students may bring a mini-refrigerator (size not to exceed 4 cu. feet, or exterior dimensions of 36″ tall, 26″ wide, 26″ deep). Students may also rent a combination refrigerator-freezer-microwave (see below).

Microwaves: North/South/West residents may rent a combination refrigerator-freezer-microwave unit from www.mycollegefridge.com, or use the microwave available in the lounge for each house. Students may not bring their own microwave to North/South/West. Students may also checkout the key to the Sandburg resident kitchen, which includes oven, stove, and microwave.

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Residents in RiverView, or Sandburg North/South/West Towers may choose to rent a combination fridge-freezer-microwave unit from www.mycollegefridge.com. Rentals made prior to the priority deadline (typically around August 15) cost $149.99 for the year, plus an additional security deposit. Rentals that are made after the priority deadline cost $169.00, plus an additional security deposit. Orders placed by the priority deadline are guaranteed delivery prior to move-in.