What to Bring to Campus

Fill your nest.

What to bring to class

Deciding what to pack for your first year on-campus can be stressful, so we compiled the list below to help you out. If you need the list on the go, use this PDF iconprintable version!

And, check out these ideas for arranging your new home! 

What's Provided

  • Three-drawer dresser 
  • Desk with chair and shelf 
  • Twin XL bed with lofting materials 
  • Twin XL mattress 
  • High-speed internet 
  • Sink with storage cabinet 
  • Wastebasket and recycle bin 


What to bring

  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Two washable face coverings
  • Digital thermometer
  • Refillable hand sanitizer container
  • Backpack 
  • Computer 
  • Bedding (twin XL) and pillows 
  • Clothes hangers 
  • Prescriptions and refills 
  • Insurance and pharmacy cards 
  • Social Security card or passport* 
  • Checkbook or debit card 
  • Surge protectors 
  • Desk or floor lamp
  • Portable fan 
  • Umbrella and raincoat 
  • Winter clothing 
  • Towels and washcloths 
  • Shower caddy and toiletries 
  • Cleaning supplies
  • First aid kit 
  • Laundry basket 
  • High-efficiency laundry detergent 
  • Removable plastic hooks 
  • Decorative items 
  • Pool noodles** 

*For student employment verification
**A handy head guard for the underside of your lofted bed frame


What to Discuss with your Roommate

  • Carpeting or rugs 
  • Futon or chairs 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator* 
  • Television 
  • Video game consoles 

*No larger than six cubic feet

What NOT to Bring

  • Candles or incense 
  • ANY heating appliance 
  • Bed frame or lofts 
  • Tape or nails 
  • Pets*
  • Alcohol and drugs**
  • Weapons and ammunition**
  • Fireworks**

*Does not include fish 
**Subject to disciplinary action