• 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
    • Mattress Pad
    • Mattress Topper
    • Body Pillow
    • Sheets (Twin)
    • Alarm Clock
    • Bedside Caddy
    • Comforter

    Relax

    • Fan Area Rug
    • Floor Lamp
    • Chair
    • Room Fragrance
    • Speakers

    Eating

    • Plates and Bowls
    • Cups and Mugs
    • Eating Utensils
    • Travel Mug
    • 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
    • Batteries
    • Umbrella
    • First Aid Kit
    • Tool Kit
    • Hot Glue Gun
    • Sewing Kit
    • All Purpose Cleaner
    • Hand Vacuum

    Showering

    • Towels/Washcloths
    • Loofah
    • Shower Caddy
    • Toothbrush/Soap Case
    • Hair Dryer
    • Robe

    Study

    • Desk Lamp
    • Desk Organizers
    • Wastebasket
    • Calendar
    • Dry Erase/Bulletin Board
    • Surge Protector
    • USB Flash Drive
    • Power Strip
    • Laptop Lock

    Laundry

    • Laundry Basket
    • Laundry Hamper
    • Detergent
    • Drying Rack
    • Ironing Board and Iron
    • Over the Door Towel Rack
    • Hand Vacuum

    What NOT to Bring

    • Candles
    • George Foreman grill
    • Space heater
    • Microwave
    • Air Conditioners
    • Deep Freezer
    • Toaster Ovens
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