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What to Bring & What Not to Bring

What not to bring

What to Bring

Below is a check-off list of suggested items to bring on move-in day!

Bath

  • Bath towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom cup
  • Brush & comb
  • Cosmetics
  • Dental floss
  • Deodorant
  • Hair dryer
  • Hand towels
  • Hand lotion
  • Mirror
  • Mouthwash
  • Nail clippers
  • Razor
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Shower Caddy
  • Shower flip flops
  • Soap
  • Tissues
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Washcloths

Medical

  • Acne cream
  • Antacid
  • Aspirin
  • Antibiotic cream
  • Band-aids
  • Contact lens solution
  • Cotton balls
  • Cotton swabs
  • Decongestants
  • Eye drops
  • First aid kit
  • Hot/cold packs
  • Pain reliever
  • Prescription medicine

Bed

  • Twin bed sheets (extra long)
  • Blankets
  • Comforter
  • Mattress pad
  • Pillows
  • Pillowcases 

Around Your Dorm

  • Alarm clock
  • Area rug
  • Fan
  • Corkboard
  • Erasable memo board
  • mp3 player
  • Trash can
  • Photos
  • Posters
  • Plates, cups, silverware
  • Snap-on lamp
  • Broom/dustpan
  • TV and cables
  • Cable splitter

Computer

  • Cables
  • computer
  • Flash drive
  • Printer
  • Printer paper
  • Printer ink
  • Surge protector

Study Supplies

  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Desk Lamp
  • Folders
  • Glue
  • Highlighters
  • Index cards
  • Labels
  • Markers
  • Notebooks
  • Notepaper
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Pens & pencils
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Stapler & staples
  • Tape

Students are furnished with

  • Twin bed & mattress (80” long)
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Clothing Storage (closet/dresser or wardrobe unit)

 

What Not to Bring

Below is a list of items that are prohibited in residence halls

  • Toaster Ovens
  • Hot Plates
  • Microwaves
  • Refrigerators (doctor’s authorization needed)
  • Incense
  • Candles
  • Pets
  • Expensive jewelry, family heirlooms
  • Alcohol or other drugs and paraphernalia
  • Firearms, knives or other weapons
  • Fireworks
  • Paintball guns, airguns, BB guns
  • Portable heater
  • Coffee pots
  • Toasters
  • Grills
  • Popcorn poppers
  • Hot plates (other than hot-air)
  • Skillets
  • Other cooking equipment
  • Air conditioners
  • Gas appliances
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Heating pads
  • Electric blankets
  • Candle warmers
  • Hot-air popcorn poppers
  • Sun lamps or indoor grills such as “The George Foreman Grill”

*If there are health reasons for certain equipment, specifically air conditioners, you must receive approval from the Student Health Services and be assigned to a hall where central air conditioning is provided. Appropriate documentation from a licensed physician is required.

Tampering, altering or rewiring electrical outlets is a fire and safety hazard and is not permitted. Overloading outlets with many appliances is also a fire hazard. Any arrangement of furniture or decorations that blocks or impedes exits or entrances to a residence hall room is prohibited.