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What to bring

Recommended Items for Residence Halls:

  • Bedding
    • Comfortable Twin XL bedding set
    • Foam mattress pad
    • Pillow(s)
  • Laundry
    • Laundry basket (wheeled ones make life easier)
    • Detergent, fabric softener, and stain remover
    • Hangers
  • Bath
    • Bath towels, hand towels and washrags
    • Bathmat
    • Shower caddy
    • Shower shoes
    • Toilet paper
    • Toiletries
  • Cleaning Supplies
    • Broom and dustpan
    • Swiffer
    • Trash bags
    • Sponge and dish soap
    • All purpose cleaner
    • Clorox wipes
    • Shower and toilet cleaner
  • Electronics
    • TV
    • Laptop
    • Alexa or Google Home
    • Lamp
    • LED or battery operated string lights
    • Surge protecting power strip
    • Headphones
    • Mini Fridge
    • Microwave
    • Keurig
    • Wall Flowers or essential oil diffusers
  • Other
    • Small trash can for bathroom
    • Area rug for floor
    • Bean bag or other small chairs
    • Decorations that can be hung by Command strips or poster tack
    • Lightbulbs
    • Umbrella
    • Vacuum if necessary

Prohibited Items (What not to bring)

  • Any open face electrical or heating appliances such as:
    • Hot plates
    • Broilers
    • Electric skillets
    • Toasters
    • Toaster ovens
    • Sandwich makers/ panini presses
    • Space heaters
    • Emerson heaters
    • Ovens
    • George foreman and other similar grills
    • Coffee pots with warmer plate
    • Rice cookers
    • Steamers
    • Crock pots
    • Halogen lamps
    • Lava lamps
    • Wax melters (scentseys)
    • Candle warmers
    • Extension cords
  • Personal Furniture, such as:
    • Beds
    • Couches
    • Futons
  • Anything that requires an open flame:
    • Candles
    • Incense