Dorm Room Appliances Safety Tip: Check campus housing regulations to learn what appliances are safe for your college, university, or boarding school dorm room.

DO BUY compact appliances for college or boarding school that are small in scale (dorm size), manufactured to operate on a standard 110/120v plug, UL Listed, and approved by your school's campus housing department for use in their residence halls.

DO NOT BUY appliances with an open flame or open coil such as hot plates or toasters. The majority of colleges, universities, and boarding schools consider these dorm room appliances unsafe, a fire hazard. As for irons and coffee makers, live dorm smart... stick with quality auto shutoff appliances for use in your dorm room to ensure your safety and the safety of your roommates.

All compact appliances on DormSmart.com are UL Listed, tested and marked for safety, and manufactured to operate on a standard 110/120v plug in dorm rooms.

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3-Way Auto Shutoff Irons 3-Way Auto Shutoff Irons

3 Way Auto Shut Off Irons
1200 Watts or Less
UL Listed

Compact Auto Shutoff Coffee Makers Compact Auto Shutoff Coffee Makers

Auto Shuts Off Brew Cycle Completes
No Warming or Hot Plates, UL Listed
Durable Commercial Grade Plug

Dorm Room Fans Dorm Room Fans
Small Fans for Dorm Rooms
Brands Students Can Trust
UL Listed / ETL Listed
Dorm Room Microwaves Refrigerators Freezers Dorm Room Microwaves Refrigerators Freezers

One Plug Combos, Refrigerators, Cubes
Compact, Zero Degree Freezers, Chillers
UL Listed, Energy Efficient, Mini Kitchen

Handheld Auto Can Opener Handheld Auto Can Opener

Dorm Size - Fits In Your Hand
Opens Any Size Can
UL Listed

Hand Blenders Hand Blenders
Save $$$ Make Smoothies
Compact Hand Blenders
UL Listed
Lightweight Vacuums Lightweight Vacuums
Compact for Dorm Rooms
UL Listed
Surge Protectors with Overload Protection Surge Protectors with Overload Protection
790 Joules or Higher Rated
15 Amp Circuit Breaker
UL Listed

Create a Safe & Functional Living Space Using Housing Approved Appliances

Moving to campus is challenging enough without having to give up all the modern conveniences of home, like a kitchen. Exactly why we research UL Listed compact appliances for dorm rooms that are safe, practical, and convenient, like mom's. Because housing policies do differ between schools, we work every day to locate and provide a wide selection of the best appliances for students living in dorm rooms. Appliances that meet or exceed the housing guidelines of universities, colleges, and boarding schools across the US so students, like you, can safely create a functional space with the modern conveniences of home in their room. All students need to do before shopping is check their school housing policies then select appliances approved for use on their school campus.
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