- Eckerd College – St. Petersburg, Florida
- Stephen’s College – Columbia, Missouri
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- Washington and Jefferson College – Washington, Pennsylvania According to Washington and Jefferson's Pet Policy, students are allowed to bring their pet from home to live with them during their college years. Students are not allowed to bring a new pet, purchased or stray, while they are a student. Pets that can come to live with students on campus include cats, dogs (under 40 lbs), small birds, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pics, turtle, or fish.
- Principia College – Elsah, Illinois Principia's Pet Policy does not allow cats and dogs; however, students are permitted to have pets that can be kept full-time in a cage or aquarium.
- University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, Illinois According to the University of Illinois' Pet Policy, you can have not one, but two, pets at a time with you on campus, as long as you live in Ashton Woods. Students must apply to have their pet on campus, and pets under 50 lbs (as well as dogs of certain breeds) are not permitted.
- Canton State University of New York (SUNY) – Canton, New York Canton SUNY has a pet wing that houses students with small animals as well as those who may not have a pet but love being around animals. Unfortunately, dogs, birds, spiders and snakes are not allowed, which limits the list of domesticated animals that students can bring to campus. Learn more at Canton SUNY's Pet Policy.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Cambridge, Massachusetts MIT's Pet Policy only allows cats in designated dorms, and the number of cats allowed in those particular dorms is very limited. Also, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the MIT Pet Program has been temporarily suspended.
- Stetson University – DeLand, Florida Stetson University allows fish, rabbits, hamsters, gerbils, chinchillas, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, rats, mice, cats and dogs, as stated in Stetson's Pet Policy. Also, Stetson goes a long way to make your furry friend feel just as at home on campus as you do. They have a dedicated dog park for students’ dogs to socialize with one another.
- Sweet Briar College – Sweet Briar, Virginia When it comes to Sweet Briar’s pet policy, they have one restriction: only horses are permitted. Sweet Briar has a riding program that offers strong instruction and participates in American hunter, jumper and equestrian riding competitions. However, you don’t have to be a serious equestrian to bring your horse to campus. Sweet Briar's Pet Policy encourages weekend riders too.
- Lees-McRae College -- Banner Elk, North Carolina Lees McRae doesn't just welcome pets into the dorms; it encourages students and professors to bring pets to class too, according to Lees-McRae's Pet Policy.
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