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What to bring

Things for you to bring:

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

Things for You and Your Roommate to Discuss:

  • Additional Seating ie. bean bag or folding chair
  • Broom/dustpan
  • Carpet/Area Rug
  • Compact Refrigerator
  • DVD/DVD Player/Game Consoles
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Fan
  • Posters/Wall Decorations (see Rules Governing Residential Facilities :: Furnishings, Decorations, and Other Prohibited Items in the Resident Student Handbook or  Policies)
  • Snacks/Food Items
  • TV & Coaxial Cable (Students can bring a cable or determine the length needed to purchase it locally.) 

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

  • Air Conditioners
  • Candles
  • Extension Cords
  • Hoverboards
  • Incense
  • Microwave oven
  • Other cooking appliances, such as:
    • Crock Pot
    • Hot Plate
    • Grilling Machine
    • Rice Cooker
    • Sandwich Maker
    • Slow Cooker
  • Various prohibited LAMPS include:
    • Oil Burning Lamps
    • Halogen Lamps
    • Lava Lamps
    • Torchiere/Tree-style Lamps
    • Multi-head or "Octopus-style" Lamps
  • Pets (see Policies)
  • Toaster/Toaster Oven

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