What is my room furnished with?

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, air conditioning/heat, and one Ethernet port per resident.

What to Bring

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

  • Comforter, quilt or bedspread
  • Mattress pad/cover
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Regular or XL twin bed sheets (both will fit)
  • Utensils and dishes
  • Water bottle
  • Water filter pitcher
  • Coffee, snacks, easy college meals
  • Sealable food storage containers
  • Bath and hand towels
  • Bathroom rug and trash can
  • Shower caddy
  • Toiletries (including toilet paper)
  • Shower shoes/flip flops
  • Desk lamp/floor lamp and bulbs
  • Fan
Room Comfort
  • Hanging storage solution
  • Under-bed storage organizer
  • Clothes hangers
  • Trash can and trash bags
  • Area rug
  • Posters, photos, wall decals
  • Poster putty or tape
  • Full-length mirror
  • Chair (bean bag, folding, etc.)
  • Backpack or messenger bag
  • Planner, notebooks, binders, folders, etc.
  • Pens, pencils, highlighters, etc.
  • Calculator
School Supplies
  • Cell phone and charger
  • Computer/laptop and charger
  • Television
  • Power strip with surge protection
  • Portable charger, HDMI cable, ethernet cable, etc.
  • Headphones or earbuds
  • Laundry bag/basket/hamper
  • Garment steamer/iron and small ironing board
  • Drying rack
  • Laundry detergent and softener/dryer sheets
Laundry Supplies
  • Vacuum, broom and dust pan, Swiffer
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • All-purpose and glass cleaner
  • Paper towels
  • Dish soap and sponges
  • Prescriptions
  • General medications (cold/flu, allergy, pain, etc.)
  • Thermometer
  • Bandages
  • Hot and cold packs
First Aid Items
  • Microwave (max 1.4 cubic feet)
  • Refrigerator (max 4.5 cubic feet)
  • Blender
  • Coffee maker/Keurig
  • Umbrella/rain gear
  • Bug repellent and sunscreen
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Sewing kit
  • Small toolkit

What to Leave at Home

  • Anything illegal, including pepper spray and tasers
  • guns, knives and other weapons
  • Candles, anything with an open flame and incense
  • burners
  • Appliances with open heating elements (electric
  • skillets, toaster ovens, cappuccino makers, etc.)
  • Halogen lamps, space heaters, fog machines and
  • electrical outlet splitters
  • LED strip lighting
  • Pets (excluding service and emotional support
  • animals, and fish in tanks less than 10 gallons)

  • Questions?

    Residence Life
    The Village at St. Mary’s
    Leies Hall, Rooms 101-105


    Office Hours
    Monday through Friday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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