Packing List

Furnishings

  • Chairs or futon (check room assignment for measurements)
  • Carpet/rug
  • Lamp (non halogen)
  • Trash can
  • Dry erase board/markers
  • Posters
  • TV/DVD player
  • Fan

Personal Items

  • Shower items and caddy
  • Hair supplies, brush or comb
  • Toothbrush, dental floss, toothpaste, mouthwash
  • Shaving cream and razors
  • Face wash
  • Wash cloths and towels
  • Tweezers, Q-tips, nail clipper
  • Lotion

Bed Items

  • Pillows
  • Sheets, blankets, pillow cases
  • Alarm clock

Desk Items

  • Desk chair
  • Calendar
  • Planner
  • Computer (and charger)
  • Printer (available in building at $.05/page)
  • Calculator (find out what type you need for your math class)
  • Stapler/staple remover
  • Tape/duct tape
  • Paper clips, pens, pencils
  • Notebooks and folders
  • Scissors
  • Thumbtacks, sticky tack
  • Postage stamps, envelopes
  • Backpack/book bag

Food Items

  • Plates, cups, silverware (plastic or silverware, knives must be no longer than a pocket knife)
  • Dish soap and sponge
  • Refrigerator (4.2 cubic foot capacity)
  • Microwave (700 watt)
  • Coffee maker (carafe or Keuirg)
  • Hot pot

Cleaning Supplies

  • Dust cloths
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Air freshener
  • Laundry detergent (HE or regular, liquid or pods), dryer sheets
  • Laundry basket/bag
  • Iron

Clothing

  • Daily clothes (shirts, shorts, pants)
  • Dress clothes (for job fairs, formal occasions)
  • Shoes (sneakers, sandals, casual, dress)
  • Bathrobe, shower shoes
  • Winter gear (coat, hat, gloves)
  • Rain gear (raincoat, umbrella, rain boots)
  • Swimsuit
  • Workout clothes

Misc

  • Cellphone and charger
  • First aid kit
  • Aspirin, prescriptions, vitamins
  • Hangers
  • Tools (screwdrivers, hammer)
  • Flashlight
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Kleenex
  • Sewing kit
  • Checkbook
  • Command strips/hooks

Items Not to Bring

  • Pets (any living animal, including fish)
  • Weapons (all kinds, but not limited to, knives, paint ball guns, BB guns, pellet guns, air soft guns, super soakers, decorative weapons)
  • Appliances with exposed coils (hot plates, grills (ex: George Foreman), toasters)
  • Halogen lamps
  • Outside antennas
  • Candles
  • Illegal substances

Notes

  • Carpet may be brought, but may not be glued or taped to the floor
  • TVs do not need any special digital conversion box
  • If you have any questions about whether an item will or will not "fit" please contact the housing office

Linens

University Hall, Heitz Hall, and Williams Hall will have extra-long twin mattresses provided throughout the entire building. Harper Hall and Wyckoff Hall will have one extra long mattress and one standard mattress in each room. Geisert and singles will all have standard mattresses.

The extra long mattresses are 3" longer than standard size. To request an extra-long mattress in any other building, make a request under "Additional Housing Information."