GW conducts residence hall inspections to ensure the safety of everybody living in university-owned buildings. Inspections are conducted two times a year, fall and spring, in university-owned property in accordance with GW Housing License Agreement(s) (undergraduate), to ensure compliance with university policy and local statutes. Inspections are announced in the fall semester and spring semester. Fire hazards, such as candles and extension cords, are discarded. Items such as cooking appliances are donated to local charities at the end of the semester.
The following items are prohibited from residence halls and will be confiscated if found:
Candles, incense, and fragrance burners (unless religious observance while attended)