What to Bring (Community Living)

WHAT TO BRING TO CAMPUS

We recommend you bring the following items when you move into your room. The residence halls have items such as vacuum cleaners available; however you may want to bring your own.

Living & Sleeping

  • Alarm clock
  • Backrest/floor cushions
  • Blanket/comforter/duvet
  • Desk/floor lamps (not halogen)
  • Light bulbs (Compact Florescent (CFL)
  • Dry erase board/markers
  • Linen/sheets/blankets – extra long
  • Pillows and pillow cases
  • Framed posters, art objects or decorative pieces
  • Key/combo lock for dresser
  • Telephone (arranged service with Verizon)
  • Games/sports equipment for outside use
  • Putty (for hanging items)
  • Power strip with surge protectors
  • Radio/portable music player and earphones
  • Television, coaxial cable
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Cleaning supplies for the kitchen and bathroom
  • Toilet tissue
  • Clothing

Academics

  • Book bag
  • Calculator
  • Computer with lock
  • General school supplies: pens, pencils, etc.
  • Laptop bag/accessories
  • USB flash drive
  • Ethernet Cord

Personal Care

  • Bandages/first aid kit
  • Toiletries: Lotion/Soaps/Hair Supplies/ Etc.
  • Insurance card/medical information
  • Medications
  • Shower shoes
  • Shower caddy/bucket
  • Towels/washcloths

Storing & Organizing

  • Command hooks
  • Desk organizers
  • Hangers/closet organizers
  • Over-the-door racks

Laundry

  • Detergent/fabric softener
  • Iron (with auto shut-off)/ironing board
  • Laundry bag/pop-up hamper
  • Safety pins/sewing kit

Eating & Cooking

  • Can opener/bottle opener
  • Dishcloth and towel
  • Flatware/utensils
  • Microwave (<1000 Watts)
  • Plates/bowls/storage containers with lids
  • Refrigerator (<4.5 cubic feet)
  • Snacks