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.

  • 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”.

  • microwave oven (700 watts or less)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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 and Firearms

• Handguns, rifles, and other firearms
• BB guns, paintball guns, and any gas- or air-operated gun
• Nerf guns, water guns, other imitation firearms
• Any item that could be perceived as a firearm
• Switchblades, hunting knives, or blades over 5 inches (unless designed for kitchen use)
• Bows and arrows, slingshots, tasers or any other item that could be perceived as a weapon
Please note that the brandishing of, discharge of, or threatening behavior with a weapon could result in immediate eviction from housing. If you're not sure if an item is considered a weapon, we encourage you NOT to bring it! This helps protect your safety and the safety of all students in our community.

  • hoverboards 
  • pets (Fish in reasonable numbers & in appropriate containers - 5 gallons max.)
  • cinder blocks
  • candles
  • kerosene heaters
  • incense
  • scent pot burners - any model that uses an open flame or creates liquid wax is not permitted
  • other fire hazards