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To Bring or Not to Bring?

Residence Life

What to bring:

  • TV / electronics
  • Linens and towels; almost all mattresses are 80" long and will work with XL Twin sheets
  • Computer
  • Microwaves (have to be less than 1500 watts)
  • Mini fridges (have to be less than 4.6 cubic ft)
  • A small set of utensils and microwave-safe dishware
  • Waste basket (we provide a recycling bin for each room)
  • Power strips/surge protectors
  • Your bike and lock (if desired) - bike racks are outside of each building
  • Area rugs
  • Posters, pictures, flags
  • Plants
  • A caddy for your toiletries
  • Regular telephone (if desired)
  • Futon (under 80" in width recommended so it fits under a lofted bed
  • Bulletin board/dry erase board
  • Closed coil appliances
  • High-efficiency laundry detergent
  • Fan (rooms have A/C, but this comes in handy)
  • COVID-related supplies: thermometer, extra face coverings, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes

What not to bring:

  • Microwaves larger than 1500 watts/2.0 cubic feet
  • Refrigerators larger than 4.6 cubic feet
  • Space heaters
  • Window air conditioners
  • Halogen lamps
  • Alcohol/drugs
  • Open-coil electrical appliances (such as toasters, toaster ovens, hot plates)
  • Live Christmas trees
  • Charcoal or gas grills
  • Candles (candle warmers are ok, but spilled wax must be avoided)
  • Incense
  • Weapons (knives, rifles, shotguns, handguns, air guns, bb guns, ammunition, firecrackers, etc.)
  • Pets (except for fish in a 10 gallon or less tank)
  • Extension cords