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What to Bring

This is a list of things you may want to bring to campus. If you have a roommate, be sure to coordinate to prevent overcrowding your room.

Living & Sleeping

  • Alarm clock
  • Backrest/floor cushions
  • Blanket/comforter/duvet
  • Carpet/area rug/bath rug
  • Desk/floor lamps (not halogen)
  • Extension cord (size 16 or less, UL certified)
  • Extra-long twin sheets
  • Face coverings
  • Fan
  • Games/playing cards
  • Folding chairs (a desk chair is provided)
  • Mattress pad
  • Pictures/picture frames (no wall mounting)
  • Pillows/pillowcases
  • Power strip (must have integrated circuit breaker)/surge protectors
  • String lights
  • Non-Mercury thermometer

Storing & Organizing

  • Batteries
  • Command hooks
  • Desk organizers
  • Hangers/closet organizers
  • Storage units
  • Over-the-door racks


  • Detergent
  • Iron (with auto shut-off)/ironing board
  • Laundry bag/pop-up hamper
  • Safety pins/sewing kit


  • Can opener/bottle opener
  • Coffee maker (with auto shut-off)
  • Coffee mugs/cups
  • Dish soap
  • Dish cloth and towel
  • Flatware/utensils
  • Mini microwave (<800 Watts). Mini microwaves (as part of a microwave-fridge combination) are also available to rent from College Products. 
  • Plates/bowls/containers
  • Refrigerator (<5.5 cubic feet and 1.5 amps). You can also rent a refrigerator from College Products.
  • Salt and pepper shakers
  • Reusable water bottles