Future Residents

What to Bring?



The following is a list of items we suggest having in your residence hall room. It is only a suggestion -- you may bring more than this, but keep in mind the space limitations of a residence hall room (especially when shared with a roommate).
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Clothing:

  • Shorts
  • T-Shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • Sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Jeans
  • Belts
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Dress socks/Hose
  • Dress clothes
  • Pajamas
  • Boots
  • Dress shoes
  • Shoes
  • Robe
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Scarf
  • Coat
  • Slippers
  • Work-out clothes

Toiletries:

  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Dental floss
  • Mouthwash
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Hair spray/Gel
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Shower sandals
  • Shower caddy
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • After shave
  • Baby powder
  • Cotton swabs
  • Make-up
  • Face wash
  • Tissues
  • Nail clippers/File
  • Pain Reliever
  • Vitamins
  • Other medications
  • First Aid Kit
  • Lotion
  • Aloe
  • Sunscreen
  • Feminine/Male products

Household Items:

  • Cleaners
  • Fabric freshener
  • Air freshener
  • Paper towels
  • Carpet/rugs
  • Bed sheets (Twin extra long)
  • Mattress pad
  • Blankets
  • Comforter
  • Pillow
  • Pillow case
  • Wash cloths
  • Towels
  • Hand towel
  • Plants
  • Snack food
  • Juices/water/soda
  • Refrigerator (not over 4.5 cubic foot)
  • Hand soap
  • Recycling bin
  • Laundry basket/bag
  • Detergent/Dryer sheets
  • Spot remover
  • Microwave
  • Utensils
  • Dish soap and sponge
  • Can opener
  • Pizza cutter
  • Cups/Glasses
  • Small tool set
  • Flashlight
  • Tape (no duct tape)
  • Sewing kit
  • Clothes hangers
  • Stackable bins
  • Umbrella
  • Hair dryer/Curler/Flat iron
  • Desk Lamp
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fan
  • Message board
  • Dry erase markers
  • Pictures
  • Posters
  • Camera
  • Clock

School Supplies:

  • Notebooks
  • Loose-leaf paper
  • Folders
  • Envelopes/Stamps
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Message pad/Sticky notes
  • Binders
  • Calculator
  • Ruler
  • White-out
  • Stapler
  • Paper clips
  • Rubber bands
  • Tacks
  • Scissors
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • 3-hole punch
  • Backpack

Leisure Items:

  • Cards
  • Stereo
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • MP3 player
  • Headphones
  • Batteries
  • Bike
  • Rollerblades
  • Sporting equipment

Important Documents:

  • Health insurance card
  • Debit card
  • Checkbook
  • Important dates
  • Address book
  • Renter's insurance

WHAT TO LEAVE AT HOME:

  • Window air conditioner
  • Ceiling fans
  • Fireworks
  • Firearms/Weapons
  • Any pets (except fish)