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Be Prepared on Move-in Day

We’ve put together a list of items most students will need in their dorm room or apartment. This is not a complete or mandatory list. We offer it as a guideline to help you prepare to live comfortably and safely on campus.

We suggest you bring these items:

  • Extra-long (XL) twin-size sheets
  • Pillow
  • Pillowcases
  • A mattress cover (XL twin-size)
  • Blankets
  • A comforter or bedspread
  • A rug
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Laundry supplies and a laundry basket
  • Clothes hangers
  • Plastic dishes
  • Utensils
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Storage container
  • Trash can
  • Fan
  • Personal toiletries
  • Power strips with surge protectors that meet fire code restrictions

We encourage you to bring:

  • Computer
  • Bath mat
  • TV
  • Iron
  • DVD player/game console
  • Stereo equipment
  • Sewing kit
  • First aid kit
  • Lamp (not halogen)

Each room has:

  • A desk for each occupant
  • A desk chair for each occupant
  • A bed with an XL twin-size mattress for each occupant
  • A dresser for each occupant
  • One microwave
  • One mini-fridge
  • Internet access
  • Washer & dryer in the residence hall

These items must be left at home:

  • Extension cords without adequate surge protectors
  • Power strips without surge protectors
  • Incense
  • Candles
  • Multi-plug adapters
  • Open-coil appliances
  • Halogen light bulbs
  • Tobacco, alcohol, and illegal substances
  • Weapons

The Residence Life fee is included in the comprehensive fee; therefore, there is no need to bring cash with you on move-in day.

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