​Things to Bring

​​If you are living in the residence halls, here is a handy list of things you should bring with you to make your dorm room feel like home. Remember - space is limited in your room, so everything you may want to bring may not fit.


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Must-Haves

Alarm clock 

Bedspread/comforter​

Blankets

Change for vending

Detergent/fabric softener 

Fan 

First aid/cold medicine 

Flashlight 

Hair dryer 

Hangers

iPod 

Laundry bag or basket 

Mattress pad 

Pillow 

Posters/wall decorations  

Sewing kit 

Sheets 

Shower caddy 

Sturdy key ring 

Telephone 

Towels/washcloths 

Trash can 

Power strip 

Umbrella/rain gear 

Warm winter clothing

Other Suggestions

Address/phone book 

Bike and bike lock 

Computer Iron 

Microwave 

Cups/bowls/silverware 

Playing cards/games 

Refrigerator (no larger than 6.0 cubic feet) 

Sports equipment 

Stamps/stationery 

Storage crates 

Study lamp 

Television ​​

Do Not Bring

Air conditioners

Appliances with open heating elements 

Candles 

Dart boards 

Hot plates

 Incense 

Pets (fish are permitted) 

Potpourri burners (candle warmers are permitted) 

Space heaters 

Sunlamps 

Toasters

Toaster ovens​

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