WHAT TO & NOT TO BRING


Here is a checklist for incoming students.

Of course every student may have different needs, but this gives you a good start. Items we consider essential are starred (*). DOUBLE CHECK THE DO NOT BRING LIST! Make sure to consult your roommate to avoid doubles of items like lamps or appliances!

DO NOT BRING

Extension Cords

Fireworks

Space Heaters

Candles

Lofts

Toaster/Toaster Ovens

Incense

Popcorn Popper (other than air poppers)

Guns (of any kind including pellet, water or paint)

BRING

HOUSEWARES

  • Mattress pad*
  • Pillow(s) and pillow cases*
  • Extra-long twin sheets*
  • Comforter*
  • Blanket*
  • Towels and washcloths*
  • Shower shoes/Flip flops*
  • Shower caddy*
  • Desk lamp & bulbs (non-halogen)
  • Floor lamp & bulbs (non-halogen)
  • Hangers
  • Mirror – full length
  • Trash can
  • Microwave (800 watts or less)
  • Compact refrigerator (3.1 cubic ft or smaller)
  • Posters
  • Coffee maker
  • George Foreman (House/Apartments Only; auto shut-off)
  • Can opener
  • Plastic food storage containers & lids
  • Microwavable dishes
  • Silverware
  • Water filter pitcher
  • Under-bed storage
  • Fan (large or clip)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Hot plates (Apartments Only; auto shut-off)

ELECTRONICS

  • Alarm clock*
  • Stereo (NO subwoofer)/wireless speakers
  • Cell phone & charger*
  • Computer/laptop & charger
  • Ethernet cable
  • Gaming system
  • Power strip w/surge protector* (UL approved)
  • Printer and ink cartridges
  • Computer paper
  • TV (w/remote and manual)
  • TV coaxial cable (6-10 ft)

IDENTIFICATION/MONEY

  • Credit/Debit cards*
  • Drivers license*
  • Insurance cards*
  • Passport/VISA*
  • Social security card
  • Lock box

KEEPSAKES

  • Pictures
  • Stuffed animals

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Backpack
  • Pens/pencils
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Scissors/stapler
  • Dry erase board
  • Flashlight
  • Umbrella/rain gear
  • Sports equipment
  • Sunglasses
  • Command hooks

LAUNDRY SUPPLIES

  • Detergent*
  • Dryer sheets
  • Fabric softner
  • Iron (auto shut-off)
  • Ironing board
  • Laundry basket/bag*

HYGIENE SUPPLIES

  • COVID-19 effective cleaning supplies*
  • Ear plugs
  • First aid kits
  • Electronic thermometer
  • Personal hygiene products*