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What to bring

Things for you to bring:

  • Appropriate Winter Wear
  • Approved Power Strip (see the Live Where You Learn booklet for details)
  • Alarm Clock
  • Area Rug
  • Bed Sheets (twin extra long)
  • Blankets
  • Boot Tray
  • Camera
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Clothes for all Seasons
  • Coffee Maker
  • Comforter / Bedspread
  • Compact Refrigerator
  • Computer
  • Crates and/or Storage Bins (28" height for under bed if at the default setting)
  • Dishes, Bowls, Cups, Silverware, etc.
  • Desk Lamp
  • Flashlight and Batteries
  • Folding Chair
  • Headphones
  • Hot Pot w/ Auto Shut-off
  • Iron w Auto Shut-off / Compact Ironing Board
  • Laundry Basket
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Paper Towels
  • Pictures from Home
  • Pillows
  • Recreational Equipment
  • School Supplies
  • Shower Caddy
  • Shower Sandals
  • Swim Suit
  • Small First Aid Kit
  • Stamps
  • Surge Protectors
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Umbrella

Things for You and Your Roommate to Discuss:

  • TV & coaxial cable (students can bring a cable or determine the length needed to purchase it locally)
  • DVD / DVD player / Game Consoles
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Compact Refrigerator
  • Carpet / Rug
  • Fan
  • Posters / Wall Decorations
  • Broom
  • Snacks / Food Items
  • Cell Phone


What NOT to Bring:
The following items are prohibited and will be confiscated, not returned, and disciplinary action will be taken.

  • Candles
  • Extension Cords
  • Incense
  • Microwave oven
  • Toaster / toaster oven
  • Torchiere-style halogen lamps
  • Other cooking appliances, such as:
    • crock pot
    • hot plate
    • grilling machine
    • rice cooker
    • sandwich maker
    • slow cooker

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