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MyFridgeRental offers a MicroFridge combination that includes a refrigerator, freezer, and microwave all in one unit. Using a one-plug system, this unit does not monopolize your outlets and provides plenty of storage space for your snacks and drinks. The unit is placed directly into your room and is ready to be plugged in upon your arrival. Microwaves and freezers cannot be used in residence hall rooms unless purchased through this vendor as part of a microfridge unit. Individual refrigerators are also available.

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Digital LockBox

The lockbox unit, offered by MyFridgeRental, gives you peace of mind throughout the day knowing that your personal and valuable objects are exactly where you left them. You can store wallets, cameras, passports, school documents, and more. The Digital LockBox uses a keypad that can be programmed to use any four-digit code and card reader that can be set to recognize any card with a magnetic strip. It is built with heavy duty steel and motorized with two locking bolts. A cable lock is included to securely attach the unit to a bed frame. The unit is delivered and installed directly in your room for you. Students can choose to either rent or purchase the lockbox from the vendor.

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Room Bedding 

OCM offers brand new, first quality, and custom sheets to make your shopping for college essentials easier and more affordable. This service provides properly sized sheets for you to personalize your room up until graduation. Students can save up to 30% when buying OCM's bedding value packs vs. buying items individually.

View OCM's bedding catalogue.

Bed Lofts

Bed lofts provide approximately four to five feet of additional space under your bed, which allows for extra storage or a nook for your desk. Students placed into temporary triples for the fall semester should not rent a loft, as one will be provided. This service is unavailable for Cassell Hall, Frequency Apartments and Nebraska Hall.

Lofts are $215 for the academic year. Order through the AU Housing Portal under Bed Lofts on the portal menu.

Students cannot bring or build their own loft.

Extra Long Beds

Due to a limited amount of XL beds, AU Housing’s policy is that we only reserve beds for students who provide documentation proving they are over 6’3 in height. If AU Housing runs out of XL beds before you are able to request one, we will add you to our XL Request Waiting List where there is a possibility an XL bed will become available after move-in. Please complete the XL Bed Request form on the AU Housing Portal (under Additional Requests) to make this request. 

Laundry Facilities

Laundry facilities are located in each residence hall and students can pay for laundry using EagleBucks. Additionally, the Speed Queen mobile app allows students to check the availability of washers and dryers in a specific laundry room, pay for a washer or dryer from their phone, and receive updates when their laundry is complete.