​​​What to Bring to Campus

​If you are living in the residence halls, below is a handy list of things you should and should not bring with you to make your dorm room feel like home. 


What should I bring to the University of Findlay?

  • Alarm clock
  • Bedspread/comforter
  • Blankets
  • Change for vending machines
  • Detergent/fabric softener
  • Fan - all residence halls are air-conditioned but fans are ​a nice addition​
  • First aid/cold medicine
  • Flashlight
  • Hair dryer
  • Hangers
  • Laundry bag or basket
  • Mattress pad
  • Pillow
  • Posters/wall decorations
  • Radio
  • Sewing kit
  • Sheets - mattresses are XL Twin, but twin sheets will also fit
  • Shower caddy
  • Sturdy key ring
  • Towels/washcloths
  • Trashcan/recycling bin
  • UL approved power strip
  • Umbrella/rain gear
  • Warm winter clothing 

Optional items to bring:

  • Address/phone book
  • Bike and bike lock
  • Computer
  • Iron
  • Keurig or coffee pot with automatic shut off
  • Microwave
  • Mugs/cups/bowls/silverware
  • Personal electronics
  • Playing cards/games
  • Refrigerator (compact size, no larger than 6.0 cubic ft. capacity [3 ft. x 2 ft.])
  • Sports equipment
  • Stamps/stationary
  • Storage crates
  • Study lamp
  • Television and Roku stick

What to leave home: 

  • Air conditioners
  • Alcohol, nonprescription drugs or drug paraphernalia​​
  • Appliances with open heating elements such as George Foreman Grills, toasters, hot plates
  • Candles
  • Crockpot​​
  • Dartboards
  • Food Dehydrators
  • Hoverboard
  • Incense
  • Pets (non-dangerous fish are permitted in a tank not to exceed 20 gallons)
  • Potpourri burners (candle warmers that melt wax are permitted)
  • Rice cooker
  • Space heaters
  • Sunlamps
  • Weapons, fireworks or hazardous chemicals