Suggested check list of things to bring (and not to bring)


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Bed and Bath

  • Bed Linen Sheet Set (x-long twin size 36" x 80")
  • Pillow and Pillow Case
  • Bedspread/Comforter
  • Alarm Clock
  • Towels and Wash Cloths
  • Personal toiletries (shampoo, soap, lotion, etc)
  • Small carrying case to carry toiletries
  • Flip-flops for the shower
  • Bathrobe and Shower Shoes
  • Hairdryer, Curling Iron
  • Hygiene Items
  • First Aid Items

Clothing and Laundry

  • Clothes Hamper/Basket
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Warm coat and boots
  • Detergent/Fabric Softener
  • Season Appropriate Clothing
  • Sewing Kit

Electrical Accessories

  • Surge Protector/Power Strip (Advanced Power Strips Encouraged) 
  • Television
  • Flashlight
  • Fan
  • Cell Phone and Other Electronics Chargers
  • Flash Drive
  • Desk/Reading Lamp

School Supplies

  • Notebooks/Paper
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Bicycle and bike lock
  • HDMI cable for TV
  • Ethernet cable for Internet access
  • Calculator
  • Pens, Pencils, Highlighters, etc.
  • Planner
  • Backpack
  • Stamps/Envelopes/Memo Board/Post-its
  • School Id
  • White "tack gum" for Posters
  • Small Tool Kit
  • University Literature and Receipts
  • Tape/Scissors/Stapler/Hole Punch

Miscellaneous Items

  • Medications
  • Area Rugs
  • Pictures of Friends and Family
  • Cup/Plate/Bowl/Fork/Spoon/Knife
  • Small Kitchen Pot/Pan
  • Waste Basket
  • Cleaning Supplies for Bathroom (Heritage Hall, Centennial & Evergreen Hall)
  • Toilet Paper (Heritage Hall, Centennial Hall & Evergreen Hall)

Centennial and Evergreen Apartment Kitchen Supplies

  • Dishes, Bowls, Cups
  • Silverware
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Pans and Pots
  • Coffee Pot
  • Kitchen Towels/Sponges
  • Cleaning Supplies for Kitchen & Bathroom
  • Pot Holders
  • Mop, Broom and Dustpan

Things to Leave at Home

Possession of these items as well as a list of others found in the Residential Life Handbook are in violation of University Policy. Residents who are in violation will be subject to the University conduct process.

  • Pets (except fish in small tanks)
  • Candles/Incenses
  • Candle Warmer/Potpourri Burners
  • Anything with an open heating element
  • Weapons/Explosives/Fireworks
  • Hot Plates
  • Alcohol/Alcohol Related Decorations and Paraphernalia
  • Deep Freezers/Refrigerator taller no taller than 3ft or wider than 2ft
  • Halogen lights/lamps
  • Hoverboards
  • Hookahs
  • Lava lamps
  • Kerosene or oil lamps
  • Multiple outlet adaptors 
  • Air Conditioner
  • Personal WiFi Router, as can interfere & weaken WiFi for everyone else

Use this simple rule of thumb: Leave it at home if the item presents:

  • A Safety Hazard
  • An annoyance to others, or
  • A likelihood of damaging your room or furnishings