Packing List

You've enrolled, attended orientation, now it's time to start packing!

The Essentials

  • Identification (Driver's license, bank cards, etc.)
  • Prescription medications
  • Personal hygiene supplies
  • Linens (bath towels/wash cloths, comforter, blanket, extra-long twin sheets, mattress pad)
  • Laundry supplies (clothes hangers, detergent, fabric softener, hamper, basket or bags
  • Pillow(s)
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Trash Can – Students are responsible for discarding personal trash in the outside dumpster
  • Shower caddy/bucket (Bath robe)
  • Office supplies (desk calendar, pens & pencils, desk lamp, scissors, stapler, tape, etc.)
  • Emergency Supplies Kit (Flashlight, band aids, thermometer, etc.)

Nice to Have

  • Computer and printer
  • Cell phone and charger
  • TV (& cable cord), game systems, DVD players
  • Radio/stereo (with headphones)
  • Refrigerator (4.1 cubic feet or smaller)
  • Microwave (1 cubic foot max)
  • Coffee Maker (auto-off required)
  • Iron with auto-shutoff & small ironing board (not provided in any of the residence hall/laundry areas)
  • UL Approved power strip (with circuit breaker) [one per resident in room]
  • Rain and snow gear
  • Playing cards/board games
  • Eating utensils
  • Flip-flops (for the shower)
  • Small electric fan (Window or floor)
  • Dry-erase board and markers for door
  • Blue painters tape or sticky tack to hang items on your door/wall without removing paint or leaving residue (no duct tape).
  • Air freshener

What not to bring

  • Air conditioner
  • Candles or other flammable items
  • Extension cords (Non-UL Approved)
  • Pets (except non-carnivorous fish in a 10 gallon tank or less)
  • Electric space heater
  • Sun lamps
  • Potpourri burners
  • Incense/wax burners
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Outlet adapters (Cheater plugs)
  • Electrical Cooking Appliances (electric skillet, hot plate, rice cooker, percolator, grills including George Foreman, immersion heating devices, oil popcorn poppers, toaster/toaster oven) - Coffee pots with auto off capabilities are permitted.
  • Firearms or weapons (Martial Arts weapons, hunting weapons, air soft/pellet/paintball guns)

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