Packing List


Recommended room items

  • Alarm clock
  • Batteries
  • Adhesive strips for hanging pictures
  • Desk lamp
  • Desk supplies
  • Electric fan
  • Glasses, contacts
  • Phone charger
  • Pictures and posters
  • Surge protectors/approved electrical power strips
  • Under-bed storage containers

Optional room items

  • Refrigerators no larger than 6 cubic feet
  • Small microwave
  • Tap lights for clothes closets
  • TV and DVD players
  • Video game console
  • Portable non-window A/C unit

Computer-related items

  • Ethernet cable
  • Laptop, cooling pad, charging cable
  • USB drive and hub
  • All manuals and CDs in case software has to be reinstalled

Linens for a twin-size bed, extra long

  • Blankets, comforter
  • Mattress pad, sheets
  • Pillows, pillow cases

Bathroom supplies

  • Robe, towels, washcloths
  • Hair and shaving products
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash
  • Shower caddy, shower shoes

Laundry supplies

  • Clothes hamper or laundry bag
  • Detergent, stain remover
  • Hangers, iron and ironing board

Cleaning supplies

  • All-purpose cleaner and wipes
  • Paper towels

Medical and first-aid items

  • Allergy medication
  • Antibiotic cream
  • Bandages
  • Cotton balls, cotton swabs
  • Eye drops
  • Over-the-counter pain relief medication
  • Prescription medication

Clothing and protective wear

  • Everyday clothes
  • Formal clothes for special events, class presentations, etc.
  • Jacket, sweater, hoodie, warm coat
  • Umbrella, rain boots
  • Warm hat, gloves, mittens, snow boots
  • Workout gear and swimsuit

Official documents (Store in a secure place in your room)

  • Birth certificate
  • Debit card
  • Driver’s license
  • Emergency contact information
  • Health insurance card
  • Social Security card