Packing List

​​​​​​​​​​​What should you bring to campus? What should you leave at home? Find out in our official packing list.

Download your packing list (PDF)

Identification

  • Photo ID/driver’s license
  • Checkbook, Social Security card
  • Insurance cards
  • Passport/visa
  • Personal lockbox

Room supplies

  • Pillows, sheets and bedding (twin XL)
  • Foam mattress pad
  • Area/throw rugs
  • “Slider” furniture movers
  • Non-halogen lamp with a non-plastic lampshade
  • Alarm clock
  • Flashlight
  • Full-length mirror
  • Clothing hangers
  • Trash can(s)
  • Food storage containers
  • Dishes, tableware, can opener
  • Coffee pot or kettle (auto-off)
  • Blender, toaster
  • Posters, photos
  • Message board, dry-erase markers
  • Calendar or planner
  • Scissors, stapler, tape
  • Class supplies (pencils, pens, binders, etc.)
  • Backpack
  • Personal fan
  • Umbrella, rain boots/jacket
  • String/Rope lights

Bathroom supplies

  • Towels, wash cloths
  • Toilet paper (suite-style)
  • Bath mat (suite-style)
  • Cleaning supplies (suite-style)
  • Shower caddy (community-style)
  • Shower shoes (community-style)

Laundry & hygiene

  • Detergent
  • Fabric softener/dryer sheets
  • Laundry bag/basket
  • Clothing iron (auto-off)
  • Soap, shampoo, toiletries
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Prescription/over-the-counter medications
  • Thermometer, first aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfectant spray/wipes

Electronics

  • Computer, charger
  • Ethernet cable
  • Calculator
  • Cell phone, charger
  • Power strip & surge protector
  • Gaming system
  • Music player/radio
  • Blu-ray player
  • TV and Roku (Roku Ultra recommended)
  • Personal printer (wired)

Do NOT bring

  • Lamps with narrow plastic shades
  • Lava lamps, halogen lamps
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Alcohol containers or paraphernalia
  • Tobacco products
  • Illegal drugs
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Candles or candle warmers
  • Incense, fireworks
  • Cooking appliances
  • Heaters/heating units
  • Bed risers
  • Toaster ovens, pizza ovens
  • Crock Pot/Hot Plate
  • Microwave, refrigerator
  • Ozone machines
  • Water beds or bed lofts
  • Weapons (or anything that could be construed as a weapon)
  • Pets (fish are allowed in a 20-gallon tank or less)
  • Wireless printer