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What To Bring To Campus


   We have found that most students worry about not bringing enough, but end up bringing too much! The 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 those folks 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, bleach, 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
  • Duct tape - just in case!

For your Study Space

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

For your Sleeping Space

  • Sheets (most of our 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

Because you are living in an apartment, you are strongly encouraged to talk with your roommates to see who is bringing what items to the apartment. Please discuss the following to make your new apartment your new 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