Settling In: What to Bring to Campus

Students moving into their residence halls

What should your student bring to campus?

  • Pillow, blanket, bed sheets, bed spread, and mattress pad
  • Towels, laundry bag, or basket
  • Sturdy key ring
  • Bath bucket (to carry shower supplies in traditional halls)
  • Hangers, sewing kit, and first aid kit
  • Hair dryer
  • Flashlight
  • Coat, jacket, and umbrella
  • Non-halogen study lamp
  • Throw rug
  • Alarm clock with batteries
  • Items to decorate the room!

Be sure to check out the Office of Housing and Residence Life for more information on residence-life issues and securing your meal plan.