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What should I bring?

To enjoy the full complement of summer services and to make your four-week stay on campus comfortable you should bring the following items:

· Government-issued picture ID (e.g. driver's license, non-driver's license, Sheriff's ID or passport).  You will need this identification to conduct all college business and transactions.
· Medical Insurance ID card
· Medication and prescriptions (please try and get your prescriptions for the month filled before arriving if possible).
· Linens (pillow, blanket, towels, etc.). All SUNY Oswego residence hall mattresses require "extra long" twin sheets (33.5 inches x 80 inches x 6.5 inches or 36 inches x 80 inches x 6.5 inches).

Please be advised it is recommended for all participants to bring no more than one suitcase and one handbag for the summer program.

  • Clothing (suitable for both cold and warm weather)
  • Jacket and umbrella  
  • Personal toiletries (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoos, etc.) 
  • Laundry detergent 
  • Notebooks, pens, and pencils
  • Clothes hangers
  • Alarm clock 
  • Swimsuit 
  • Spending money
  • Bug spray
  • Fan
  • Laptop (only if you own one, otherwise computers are available on campus)
  • One  2-inch  three-ring binder 

Please do not bring:

  • Car (you are not allowed to have a car on campus during the summer program)
  • Valuables (they cannot be secured)
  • TV (There is a TV in the main lounge of the residential hall. If you have a TV, it is recommended that you wait until fall to bring it to campus.)
  • Refrigerator (You can rent one during the summer program for an additional cost.)
  • Candles or Incense