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.

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

Bed and Laundry
 

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

Optional Supplies
 

  • 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
  • Fan(s)

General Items
 

  • Desktop/Laptop computer
  • Television - Television must have a built-in Digital QAM tuner
  • 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
  • Bed risers
  • Pets (except fish, 10 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
  • Hoverboards

Microwave ovens and refrigerators are provided 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

RESIDENCE LIFE

Main Phone: 845-569-3111

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