Things to Bring

Desk/Book Supplies

  • Backpack
  • Notebook/Binders
  • Loose Leaf Paper
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Highlighters/Markers
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Stapler/Staples
  • Paper clips/Rubber bands
  • Dictionary/Thesaurus
  • Stationary/Envelopes/Stamps
  • 3-Hole Punch
  • Address and Phone Book
  • Computer Disks/Flash Drives
  • Push Pins
  • Calculator
  • Note cards
  • Calendar/Planner

Appliances

  • Microwave (5.8 cubic feet or less)
  • Refrigerator (5.8 cubic feet or less)
  • TV (cable cord will be provided)
  • DVD/VCR
  • Stereo/MP3 Player
  • Music
  • Cell Phone Charger
  • Fan
  • Clock/alarm clock
  • Extension Cords/Power strips/Adapters
  • Flashlight
  • Extra Batteries
  • Computer (All Residence Halls offer computer labs)
  • *Telephone/voicemail will be provided

Clothes

  • Underwear/Socks
  • T-shirts/Shorts
  • Jeans
  • Jackets/Sweaters
  • Dress Clothes
  • Shoes/Sneakers/Boots/Flip Flops (for shower)
  • Rain Jacket/Umbrella
  • Hangers
  • Pajamas

Bedding

  • Sheets/Blanket (twin size)
  • Comforter/Quilt
  • Curtains (see room information sheet for dimensions)
  • Pillow

Paperwork From College

  • Health Forms/Insurance Cards
  • Housing/Roommate Info

Shower/Hygiene/Medicine

  • Tissues
  • Soap
  • Hair Dryer/Curling Iron/Curlers
  • Brush/Comb
  • Hair products
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Tweezers
  • Razor/Shaving Cream
  • Robe
  • Nail Clippers/Nail File
  • Band-Aids
  • Advil/Tylenol/Allergy Medicine
  • Cold Medicine/Throat Lozenges
  • Contacts/Glasses
  • Towels/Washcloths
  • Hand Lotion
  • Laundry Detergent / Fabric Softener
  • Laundry Basket/Bag
  • Shower Caddy

Miscellaneous

  • ATM Card/Checkbook
  • Calling Card
  • Storage Containers
  • Quarters for coin-operated washers and dryers
  • Wallet/Purse
  • Key Ring/ID Holder/Watch
  • Sewing Kit
  • Cards/Games
  • Camera
  • Cleaning Products (broom, dust pan)
  • Sports Equipment/Musical Instruments
  • Medical/Dental Insurance cards

Dishes/Food

  • Food/Beverage Storage Containers
  • Glasses/Cups
  • Dish/Bowl
  • Iced Tea/Drink Mix/Soda
  • Tea Bags/Hot Cocoa Mix
  • Can/Bottle Opener

Things to Leave at Home

  • Candles
  • Incense
  • Potpourri crocks
  • Hotplates
  • Halogen lamps
  • Toasters/toaster ovens
  • George Foreman® grills
  • Electric heaters/space heaters
  • Electric blankets
  • Animals other than fish
  • Air Conditioners (Medical Approval Only)