Residence Life

What to Bring to Campus

What do you need to bring to campus? The following is a list that may help you with what to bring, and what you can leave home. It's a list of items the college supplies, and suggestions for what you'll need to bring from home. 

Each room in the residence halls is furnished for each student with a bed/mattress, a four-or five-drawer dresser (closet space is also available), desk, and chair. There is a kitchen and a TV in the lounge area of each residence hall. Cable outlets are provided in each bedroom. Microwave ovens and refrigerators are provided in Sakac and Guzman suites/rooms and in the College Court kitchens. 

Here's what you need to put on your list: 

Bed and Laundry
 

  • Alarm clock (with battery backup)
  • Twin size sheets (36”x80”)
  • Pillows/Pillowcase
  • Blankets
  • Bedspread
  • Towels
  • Bathroom necessities (Toilet paper and shower curtain provided)
  • Bathroom floor mat
  • Laundry bag/basket
  • Detergent/Fabric softener
  • Ironing Board/Iron with auto shutoff
  • Bleach/Measuring cup
  • Clothes hangers
  • Drying rack

School Supplies
 

  • Desk/table lamp
  • Small vacuum, broom, dustpan
  • Waste basket
  • Full-length mirror
  • UL Listed Surge protector
  • Garbage bags
  • Cleaning supplies
  • First-aid supplies
  • Landline phone
  • Answering machine
  • Fan(s)

Optional Supplies
 

  • Desktop/Laptop computer
  • Television
  • VCR/DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Storage bin(s)
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Camera

Things Not to Bring (Prohibited Items)

  • Toaster ovens
  • Hot plates
  • Air conditioners
  • Candles or incense
  • Pets (except fish, 5 gal or less)
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Personal microwave ovens
  • Halogen lamps/plastic lamp covers
  • No refrigerator larger than 3.6 cu ft.
  • Freezers
  • Cinder block(s)
  • Anything with an exposed heating element
  • George Forman grills or similar type grills
  • Extensions cords
  • Hookahs

Microwave ovens and refrigerators are provided in Sakac and Guzman suites/rooms and in the College Court kitchens. If you are residing in the upper class areas of the Garden Apartments, College Courts, or Elmwood 35 and are interested in ordering a micro fridge, you can do so by contacting the Micro Fridge company, at their website, www.mymicrofridge.com

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