Packing List - What to Bring

View of cart being pulled into Residential Hall

Below is a short list of packing items that students find helpful in preparing for Residence Hall move-in. 

Please be sure to refer to the Room and Apartment Guides for more information, as many traditional home appliances are not permitted in the residence halls and apartments for fire safety. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our office!

Packing List

  • Comforter and/or Blanket
  • Pillows/ Throw Pillows
  • Mattress pad
  • Foam topper-for extra comfort
  • Twin XL sheets
  • Bed skirt (optional)
  • Clothes hangers
  • Laundry bag/basket
  • Laundry detergent, fabric softener and stain remover
  • Lint brush
  • Mini sewing kit
  • Shoes, sneakers, or hiking boots
  • Snow boots
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Shirts
  • Pants, Shorts, Belts
  • Sleeping clothes
  • Warm clothes- jacket/hoody/sweatpants/gloves etc.
  • Rain gear
  • Professional attire- blazers/dress shirts/ties/etc.
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Shampoo, soap, and shower shoes (highly recommended)
  • Deodorant
  • Combs/brush
  • Menstrual products
  • Glasses case/ contacts and contact solution
  • Personal Medication
  • Towels
  • Electronic storage media such as memory cards and USB flash drives
  • Stapler and staples
  • Printer paper (if you decide to bring a printer)
  • Pens and pencils
  • Pencil holder and sharpener
  • Notebooks
  • Folder with pockets
  • Sticky notes
  • Paper clips and binder clips
  • Scissors
  • Highlighter pens (multiple colors)
  • Ruler
  • Stackable desk trays
  • Stamps and envelopes
  • Extra print cartridges (if you take a printer)
  • Notecards or stationery
  • Cash
  • Bank card
  • Passport/ID
  • Prescription medication
  • Health insurance card
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Umbrella
  • Cards/ small board games
  • Water bottle
  • Watch
  • Cups or mugs
  • Cutlery
  • Basic cooking supplies (each hall has a small kitchen)
Other Considerations and What Not to Bring

The Following Guides outline additional information including what not to bring