As you prepare to move to college, here’s a checklist of everything you should bring.

  • Linens


    • Comforter, quilt, or bedspread
    • Mattress pad
    • Pillow
    • Regular twin bed sheets
    • Towels
    • Washcloths

  • Dining


    • Coffee pot and mug
    • Drinking glass, bowl, plate
    • Food storage containers
    • Utensils
    • Coffee
    • Easy Mac
    • Granola bars, energy bars
    • Instant oatmeal
    • Ramen noodles
    • Soup

  • Decorations


    • Area rug
    • Bathroom rug
    • Hangers
    • Laundry baskets
    • Photos
    • Posters, wall decals, etc.
    • Poster putty
    • Shower caddy
    • Chairs – bean bags, folding chairs, etc.

  • Electronics


    • Alarm clock
    • Cell phone and charger
    • Computer and charger
    • Desk lamp or bedside lamp
    • Ethernet cable
    • Extension cords
    • Fan
    • Flashlight and batteries
    • Hair dryer
    • HDMI cable
    • Headphones or ear buds
    • Iron and small ironing board
    • Microwave (max 1.4 cubic feet)
    • Power strip with surge protection
    • Printer
    • Refrigerator (max 4.5 cubic feet)
    • TV (optional; there are common room TVs)
  • Cleaning


    • Broom and dust pan
    • Mop and bucket
    • Disinfectant wipes
    • Glass cleaner
    • Laundry detergent
    • Paper towels
    • Tub/tile cleaner and sponge
    • Toilet bowl cleaner
    • Toilet brush
    • Toilet paper
    • Trash can and bags
    • Dish soap
    • Hand soap
  • School Supplies


    • Backpack or messenger bag
    • Notebooks
    • Pens and pencils
    • Calculator
    • Erasers
    • Pencil sharpener
    • Highlighters
    • Stamps
    • Envelopes
    • Textbooks
  • Miscellaneous Items


    • First aid kit
    • Games
    • Bug spray
    • Lanyard
    • Medicine
    • Toiletries
    • Sewing kit
    • Small toolkit
    • Sunscreen
    • Umbrella
    • Clothing – include formal attire for special events, clothes you don’t mind ruining while doing volunteer work, gym clothes, and everyday wear
    • Jackets for fall and winter
  • NOT Allowed


    • Anything illegal
    • Guns, knives and other weapons
    • Candles or anything with a flame
    • Incense burners
    • Appliances with open heating elements
    • Cappuccino makers
    • Electric skillets
    • Toaster ovens
    • Halogen lamps
    • Space heaters
    • Electrical outlet splitters
    • Fog machines
    • Pets – except service and emotional support animals and fish in 10 gallon or less tanks

Every room on campus is furnished with a desk chair, bed with a standard-sized twin mattress, a closet and drawer space for each resident. Chaminade Hall and Périgueux Hall have XL-twin mattresses, and a limited number are available upon request for other buildings. Each residence hall room also has a sink (either in the adjoining bathroom or in the room), a window with blinds/shade, SpectrumU, air conditioning/heat, and one Ethernet port per resident.

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