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What To Bring To Campus


Following is a list of things we encourage you to bring as you prepare to move on campus! And keep in mind, if you have a roommate or roommates, please talk with your roommate(s) about items you may be able to share (TV, coffee pot, etc).

For the Shower

  • Towels and washcloths
  • Shower shoes (flip-flops)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Basket to carry toiletries

For the Laundry

  • Detergent and softener
  • Laundry bag or basket
  • Hangers
  • Sewing kit
  • Iron

Just for You

  • Camera
  • Clothes-both warm and cold weather
  • Posters and pictures
  • Coffee mug
  • Playing cards
  • Favorite board game
  • Alarm clock
  • Waste basket
  • Pot, pan, plate, utensils

For your Study Space

  • Pens and pencils
  • Notebooks
  • Computer
  • Calculator
  • Desk lamp (standard bulbs only)

For your Sleeping Space

  • Sheets (beds are 80" twin beds so bring XL twin sheets!)
  • Pillows and pillow cases
  • Blanket
  • Bedspread

Can't find bedding?

The Residence Hall Linens program has a selection of extra-long comforters, extra-long mattress pads, extra-long thermal blankets, pillows, storage solutions, and anything else your new room might need.

Just for the Village

Housing sincerely hopes you will talk with your roommates to see who is bringing what items to the apartment in order to maximize the space you will share. Following are some suggested topics to discuss with your roommates prior to arrival to help make your new apartment home:

  • Kitchen utensils: pots, pans, silverware, dishes, towels
  • TV, DVD, and other living room items
  • Bathroom necessities: rugs, cleaning tools, and supplies
  • Decorations for the living room