What to Bring

What’s here already

All rooms have furniture, a refrigerator with freezer and wired/wireless Ethernet Connections. Each residence hall has kitchen and laundry facilities in the building.

Items to bring with you 

While not required, the following is a suggested list of what you should consider bringing to campus. Please consider checking out our Green Guide for some sustainable ideas for your shopping list.

Bedding

  • a few sets of sheets
  • bedspread/comforter
  • blankets
  • pillows
  • pillowcases

Our twin mattresses measure 36”x80”x7”.

McKay and Pine Ridge Village full-size mattresses measure 53”x80”x8”.

Electronics

  • microwave oven (under 700 watts)
  • computer
  • printer
  • cell phone/smart phone
  • TV with cable cord
  • DVD player
  • hot pots (no hot plates)
  • coffee maker
  • iPod
  • alarm clock
  • surge protector
  • fan
  • extension cords

Important documents

  • Social Security card
  • medical insurance card
  • car registration
  • banking information

Cleaning supplies

  • sponges/rags
  • all purpose cleaners
  • laundry detergent
  • paper towels

Medical and health supplies

  • small first-aid kit
  • prescription medications
  • hand soap
  • alcohol-based hand wipes
  • tissues

Bathroom

  • robe
  • towels
  • washcloths
  • shower caddy
  • shower shoes
  • toiletries/personal hygiene items 
  • apartment-style halls - toilet paper and hand soap

School supplies

  • notebooks/binders
  • pencils and pens
  • highlighters
  • folders
  • calculator
  • stapler
  • tape
  • scissors
Room Decor
  • storage containers
  • rugs
  • adhesive hooks
  • posters
  • plants
  • pictures
  • lamps
  • hangers
  • poster putty

Miscellaneous

  • plates, cups, bowls, and utensils
  • food containers
  • can opener
  • apartment-style halls - cookware and utensils
  • storage bags
  • laundry basket/bag
  • bicycle and lock
  • small tool kit
  • sewing kit

 

Items NOT to bring

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Furniture and appliances

  • refrigerators
  • halogen lamps
  • hot plate
  • electric skillet
  • toaster
  • toaster oven
  • air conditioner
  • electric/space heater
  • lofts
  • waterbed
  • George Foreman grills
  • exposed coil cooking devices
  • high wattage appliances
  • wireless router
Weapons
  • swords
  • bb & airsoft guns
  • knives (blades over 5 inches)
  • paintball
  • guns

Miscellaneous

  • pets
  • cinder blocks
  • candles
  • kerosene heaters
  • incense
  • scent pot burners
  • other fire hazards