What to Bring

You’ve submitted your contract and are ready to move in? Check out our list of recommendations of what to pack for your big move to campus. Don’t forget to talk to your roommates to avoid duplicating items!

  • Linens (pillow, blanket, twin extra-long sheet sets)
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Hangers
  • Seasonally appropriate clothes
  • Alarm clock
  • Automatic shut-off iron
  • Laundry basket, detergent and fabric softener (no bleach
  • Personal toiletries
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Sewing kit
  • Cleaning supplies including dishwasher detergent, kitchen surface cleaners, bathroom cleaners and window cleaners
  • Kitchenware (cookware, flatware, plates, cups)
  • Planner or calendar
  • Computer with Ethernet cord or wireless access
  • Your favorite pictures, posters or other décor
  • Television
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Gaming System

Things to Leave at Home

Candles, incense and anything with an open flame

  • Flammable liquids
  • Halogen floor and desk lamps
  • Waterbeds and water-filled furniture
  • Pets and live animals, other than assistance animals
  • Weapons including paintball guns, air soft guns, martial arts weapons and knives
  • Fireworks and other explosive materials
  • Alcohol including beer, wine, liquor or empty alcohol bottles
  • Bleach
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