Suggested Items to Bring for New Residents

The “Basics” - You Should Bring

Alarm Clock

Desk Lamp (NOT Halogen)

Trash Can and Trash Bags


Personal Toiletries (Soap, Shampoo, etc.)

Cleaning Supplies for Room

School Supplies

Dictionary & Thesaurus

Laundry Supplies (Basket, Soap)

Money for Textbooks

Shower Shoes 

Pillow, Sheets (standard twin- 75” length), Comforter

Coaxial Cable for TV


Electrical Power Strip with Circuit Breaker/Surge Protector

Food (and Cups, Plates, etc.)

“Optional” - You may want to Bring

Posters (and Fun Tack adhesive)

Sports Equipment

Stationary Items (Stamps, Envelopes, etc.)

Personal Items (Hair Dryer, Curling Iron, etc.)

Approved Appliances*

Basic Tools (hammer, screwdriver, measuring tape, wrench)

TV, Stereo, Video Games

Clothes Iron & Sm. Ironing Board

Vacuum Cleaner/Dust Buster

*Approved: Coffee Maker, Popcorn Popper

“Unacceptable” - Do Not Bring

**Upholstered furniture 24” in length or larger**

This includes sofas, couches, loveseats, sofa chairs, futons, loveseats, etc.

Permitted: desk chairs, video game rockers

All university provided furniture must stay in the assigned room - No exceptions


Refrigerator of any size

Halogen Lamps

Toaster Oven or Open Burner Cooking Items

Alcohol & Alcohol Paraphernalia (bottle/can collection, boxes, etc.)

Drugs & Drug Paraphernalia

Pets other than Fish

Candles and Incense, Firearms, Fireworks, Weapons, Explosives, etc.

First-Year Students CANNOT have cars on campus

Please have consideration for your roommate(s) and limit the quantity of items you bring in the Fall.  Thank you!