Welcome to Nyack College Undergrad Housing
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Christie Hall & Moseley Hall
Double, Private Bath Room
Simpson Hall, Moseley Hall & Christie Hall
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You’re probably wondering what in the world you are supposed to bring! Though Nyack provides a bed, dresser, desk and closet/wardrobe, you need a lot more to make it as a freshman. The following is a list of basic supplies:
Bedding (blanket, pillow, XL twin sheets)
Reading/floor lamp (non-halogen)
Mini vacuum cleaner
Mug, bowl, dishes, flatware
Dishtowel and detergent
If you want to spice things up a bit, try the following as suggested by a current Nyack student!
w/ B/G wireless capabilities
(Note: “A protocol” is not supported)
Printer with extra ink
Small personal fan
(no larger than 3.6 cubic feet)
Power strip (Extension cords without surge protection are not allowed)
Dry erase board (for phone messages)
What is not allowed in the Dorms…
- Any outside furniture including couches, lazy boys, lounge furniture, bookshelves etc. are not permitted in any residence on campus.
- Tacks, tape, and nails cannot be used on the walls. Only sticky tack is permitted.
- Lofts are not permitted, except for rooms previously designated by our office. Beds may not be mounted or elevated on top of any furniture or cinder blocks. Purchased bed risers are permitted.
- Students are not permitted to have pets of any description in the residence hall except fish in well-maintained fish tanks with filters. No water turtles are permitted.
- Musical instruments and amplifiers, which cause excessive noise or distraction, are not permitted in the residence halls. Examples include: guitars or keyboards with amplifiers, stereos/televisions connected to amplifiers with high wattage. Drum sets are prohibited in College Housing.
- Drapes, curtains or any kind of window treatments are not permitted.
For other suggestions, trying the following websites:
Fire Safety Regulations for the Residence Halls
General Fire Safety: Each residence hall has several fire safety devises, measures and precautions set forth to ensure the optimal safety of each student resident. Fire safety regulations are in compliance with the New York State Fire Code.
Fire Extinguishers: Each residence hall has fire extinguishers on each floor, some hall have several per floor depending on the size of the floor. Fire extinguishers should only be used in the event of an emergency, and should never be tampered with, obstructed or moved.
Heat/Smoke Detectors: Resident hall rooms are equipped with either a smoke or heat detector as required by NY State Fire Code. If one of these detectors is beeping, notify an RA immediately. Do not take the battery out of a detector at any time. Do not cover or obstruct detectors. Do not hang things on or near the detectors.
Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Each floor of each residence hall is equipped with carbon monoxide detectors. These detectors should never be moved, obstructed, unplugged or have the battery removed. If a carbon monoxide detector is beeping, notify an RA immediately.
Fire Drills: Each residence hall will conduct several random fire drills throughout each school year. When the fire alarm sounds in any building, immediately exit that building through the safest and most direct route. Do not at any time assume fire alarms are false alarms.
Some Items Not to Bring: Candles/Incense, Halogen Lamps, Microwave Ovens/Toasters/Toaster Ovens/George Forman-type Grills, Fireworks, Extension Cords, Multi-plug adapters
Miscellaneous Fire Safety Related Items: The New York State Fire Inspector conducts random checks of the College, including random checks of dorm rooms. In addition to the items listed above, some of the issues he will be looking to address are listed below:
- Do not prop open hallway or stairwell doors
- Do not cover smoke detectors or emergency lighting
- Do not hang or paint sprinkler system heads or pipes
- Do not block or restrict passage in hallway, stairwell or doorway
Now that you know what to bring, what’s next?
Who am I living with?
When should I arrive?
How do I get mail?