​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 

Toaster ovens​

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