Housing

Housing

The first semester . . . what will I need?

The residence halls are your home away from home. Moving in is much like getting a place of your own. To make this easier here are some ideas for things you might want to bring with you.

Things To Bring When You Move In:

Bathroom/Shower Supplies:
Towels and Washcloths
Soap/Body wash
Shampoo
Personal Toiletries
Shower Caddy
Toothbrush and Toothpaste

Bedding:
Mattress Pad
Extra Long Twin Sheets
Blanket/Comforter
Pillow(s)

Cleaning Supplies:
Laundry Detergent
Dryer Sheets
Fabric Softner
Sanitizing Wipes
Broom and Dustpan

Other Important Items:
Prescribed Medications
Insurance Cards
Cooking Utensils
Microwavable Dishes
Cups
Waste Basket
Umbrella
Can opener
Bike, Skateboard, Rollerblades

Class/Desk Supplies:
Stapler
Push Pins/Thumb Tacks
Books
Envelopes and Stamps
Stationary
College ruled notebooks
Backpack
Scissors
Tape
Putty to hang posters

Clothing Items:
Bathing Suit
Sandals/Flip Flops
Hangers

Electronics:
TV
DVD Player
Gaming Consoles
Alarm Clock
Surge Protector with Built-In Circuit Breaker
Desk Lamp
Computer
Camera
MP3 Player/IPod
Microwave
Hair Dryer/Straightener
Energy Star Rated Dorm Size Fridge (no more than 5 cubic feet)

What Not to Bring

  • All firearms (including, but not limited to, handguns, rifles, pellet guns, BB guns, paintball guns)
  • All other weapons (including, but not limited to, swords, bows and arrows, balloon slingshots, martial arts weapons, hunting knives)
  • Fireworks and other explosives
  • Pets
  • BBQ grills and toaster ovens
  • Waterbeds
  • Halogen lamps
  • Extension Cords (only surge protectors allowed in Residence Halls)
Communicate with your roommate about what each of you are planning to bring, especially relating to larger items such as refrigerators, microwaves, DVD players, and TV’s.

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