Residential Life { Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management }

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Check out the updated Community Living Standards.

Before you arrive on Campus

What to Bring

  • Towels and washcloths
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Linens to fit an extra-long twin bed (36" x 80")
  • Bedspread/blankets
  • Clothes hangers
  • Non-halogen desk lamp
  • Alarm clock
  • Padlock
  • Clothes (cold weather)
  • Surge protector
  • Flashlight w/extra batteries
  • Kleenex
  • Laundry hamper & Laundry supplies
  • First aid kit
  • Shower gear (shower shoes, caddy, etc.)
  • Trash bags
  • Backpack or messenger bag
  • School supplies
  • Dishware & Utensils (for those with full kitchens)

Optional

  • Stereo
  • Camera
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mirror
  • Paper plates/cups
  • Paper towels/all-purpose cleaner/air freshener
  • Pictures/posters
  • Telephone
  • Thumbtacks
  • Umbrella
  • DVD player
  • Television
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Mini-vacuum

























What Not to Bring

  • Halogen lamps
  • Coffee makers
  • Toasters or Toaster Ovens
  • Microwave
  • Any appliance with open coils (ie. hot plates, etc.)
  • Candles/incense
  • Any flammable materials
  • Electric space heaters
  • Materials to make lofted beds
  • Amplified musical electronics
  • Alcohol or Alcohol Paraphernalia (ie. wine bottles or other alcohol container, etc.)
  • Controlled substances
  • Hookahs
  • Pets (other than those allowed through the Student Housing License Agreement)
  • Weapons
  • Weights and/or weightlifting equipment


Each community have different needs. Get in touch with your roommates before move in to talk about who is bringing a TV, etc, to avoid duplicates.

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