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At a Glance

What to Bring

Items residents should consider bringing from home:

  • Alarm clock
  • Blankets and bedspread/comforter
  • Clothes hangers
  • Computer
  • Extra-long twin sheets (80" x 36") and pillowcases
  • Lamp
  • Laundry bag/basket
  • Pillows
  • Radio
  • Shower bucket (for carrying supplies to and from bathroom)
  • Towels
  • Renter's Insurance*
  • Cell phone

Other helpful items include:

  • Dictionary/thesaurus
  • Plastic plates and cups
  • Silverware
  • Small TV (cable ready)
  • Throw rug or scrap carpet piece
  • Umbrella
  • Wall decorations

The following small appliances are permitted:

  • Coffee makers
  • Electric blankets
  • Hair dryers
  • Popcorn poppers
  • Small microwaves
  • Small refrigerators (3 x 5 cubic ft.)

What not to bring

The following are a sample of things that are prohibited in the residence halls:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Archery equipment
  • Candles and incense
  • Firearms
  • Fireworks
  • Hot plates, toasters, toaster ovens, George Foreman Grills
  • Illegal drugs
  • Knives
  • Large refrigerators
  • Other items defined as weapons
  • Pets (aquariums are permissible, however)
  • Waterbeds

*The University is not responsible for the loss of money or valuables, damages to property, or injuries on the premises. Students are encouraged to purchase renter's insurance or make arrangements with an insurance company to insure coverage of personal belongings.