• What to Bring

    Setting up a room in a residence hall is an exciting element of being a new student! Your room will function as many things: a study space, a place to eat, to sleep, and a place to hang out with friends. With so many functions, it’s a great idea to start planning for items you will need in your room. We’ve compiled a list of items that will help make your room your personal place on campus! The list includes essential items as well as items that might make life in a residence hall even more enjoyable.

    Sleeping

    • Pillows
    • Sheets (Standard Twin)
    • Alarm Clock
    • Bedside Caddy
    • Comforter
    • Eye Mask/Ear Plugs
    • White Noise Machine

    Relax

    • Fan Area Rug
    • Floor Lamp
    • Chair
    • Room Fragrance/Plug-In
    • Speakers
    • Smart TV (Streaming Cable)
    • Board Games
    • Gaming System
    • Hammock

    Eating

    • Mini Fridge - 4 cubic feet or less (One Per Room)
    • Plates and Bowls
    • Cups and Mugs
    • Eating Utensils
    • Dish Soap/Towels
    • Travel Thermos
    • Water Bottle
    • Water Pitcher and Filter
    • Can Opener
    • Chip Clips
    • Coffee Pot
    • Food Storage
     

    Organize

    • Underbed Storage
    • Stacking Drawers
    • Shoe Storage
    • Hangers
    • Closet Organizers
    • Double Closet Rod
    • Cap/Purse Organizer
    • Drawer Organizer
    • Hooks/Command Strips
    • Door Mirror

    Practical

    • Flashlight
    • Batteries
    • Umbrella
    • First Aid Kit
    • Basic Tool Kit
    • Hot Glue Gun
    • Sewing Kit

    Cleaning

    • Wastebasket
    • Trash Bags
    • All Purpose Cleaner
    • Clorox Wipes
    • Paper Towels
    • Small/Hand Vacuum
    • Sponge
    • Toilet Bowl Cleaner (Anderson, Lange, Suites)
    • Toilet Bowl Brush (Anderson, Lange, Suites)
    • Shower Cleaner (Anderson, Lange, Suites)
    • Shower Scrub Brush (Anderson, Lange, Suites)
    • Hand Broom/Dust Pan (Anderson, Lange, Suites)

    Showering

    • Shower Curtain (Anderson, Lange & Suites)
    • Towels/Washcloths
    • Loofah
    • Shower Caddy
    • Toothbrush/Soap Case
    • Hair Dryer
    • Robe
    • Shower Shoes
     

    Study

    • Desk Lamp
    • Desk Organizers
    • Calendar/Planner
    • Dry Erase/Bulletin Board
    • Surge Protector
    • Power Strip
    • Laptop Lock
    • Laptop fan/stand

    Laundry

    • Laundry Basket
    • Laundry Hamper
    • Detergent/Softener
    • Stain Remover/Pen
    • Drying Rack
    • Ironing Board and Iron
    • Over the Door Towel Rack
    • Hand Vacuum
     

    What NOT to Bring

    • Candles/Candle Warmers
    • Halogen Lamps
    • Microwave
    • George Foreman grill
    • Space heater
    • Air Conditioners
    • Deep Freezer
    • Toaster Ovens
    • Pets
     
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