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Your Room

pdfLofting Kit Information and Instructions

Once you know the room type of your on-campus assignment, view the corresponding 360° Room Tour here to get a better idea of what it looks like.

Your room will have basic furniture including:

Note: You will be assigned furnishings for your use during the period of occupancy issued by the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The furniture must stay in that room/apartment and cannot be stored. Furnishings need to meet safety standards and be assembled properly. Waterbeds are not allowed in residence halls. Residents may be held financially responsible for costs associated with replacing missing furniture and/or removing unauthorized furniture from their rooms. As specified in the Terms and Conditions for the Room Condition Form (RCF) you were asked to complete, a list of associated charges for billing purposes is available to you below.

pdfEstimated Repair and Replacement Costs

Telephone Service

Local telephone service is provided, but you have to bring your own telephone. All rooms are connected to a University cable television system. Service includes local and regional programming, a movie channel, a student-run station and various satellite networks.

Please note: Phone jacks are not provided in the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community residence halls. The University provides one telephone per floor in CHCRC which is accessible in a common space. In North Apartments the University provides one telephone located in the apartment kitchen for all occupants to share. There is no phone connection in bedrooms of the apartment.

What to Bring to Campus

Before you decide what you intend to bring to campus, be informed! Some items are prohibited, and you'll want to choose carefully what you need. For guidelines of what you can and cannot bring when you move into your new campus home, please view the What to Bring page.