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What To Bring

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Hey Jacks! We're excited to have you living on campus, and to make things easier, we've compiled a list of items that we provide, what you can bring and what to leave at home:

What We Provide:

These items are provided for each student and will be ready and waiting for you in your room:

  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Dresser
  • Loftable Bed
  • Extra-long twin mattress (36"x80")
  • Closet

Each room is supplied with the following items: 

  • Blinds/window covering
  • Wastebasket
  • Outlets
  • Internet Access

The following are available in each Residence Hall:

  • Vacuum/Broom
  • Rubber mallets to adjust lofted beds
  • Television
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Kitchen Facilities

You Can Bring:

Below is a list of suggested items that will be useful during your time living on campus:

  • Extra-long twin sheets
  • Towel (Bath, hand, washcloth)
  • Futons (78" or less will fit under bed)
  • Laundry basket, detergent, and fabric softener (for HE machines)
  • Clothes hanger
  • Trash bags
  • Toiletries
  • Flip-flops for showering
  • 3M or similar poster products (Binnewies, Young, Pierson, Mathews, Brown, Hansen, Waneta Storage bins/tubs
  • Desk lamp
  • Television/mini projector/tablet
  • Computer/laptop (Information/Recommendations)
  • Appliances with thermostats, no open coils, and automatic shut-offs (i.e. crock pots, coffee pots, toasters, popcorn poppers)
  • Refrigerator (cannot exceed 1.5 amps or 5 cubic feet)
  • UL approved power strips
  • Free standing furnishing (i.e. entertainment centers, shelving)
  • Cooking utensils, cookware, dishes
  • Umbrella, raincoat, boots
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • First aid kit/medicine
    • Medications
    • Prescriptions
    • Over the counter (Tylenol, diarrhea remedy, throat lozenges, cough syrup, etc.)
    • Empty spray bottles (liquid disinfectant available at front desk)
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Face Coverings

Below are suggested items for you and your roommate to share. We encourage you to reach out to your roommate and coordinate details:

  • Microwave (cannot exceed 700 Watts)
  • Carpet or area rug (rooms in Ben Reife, Hyde, Schultz and Honors are carpeted)

Below are additional items suggested for those living in a suite:

  • Bathroom cleaning supplies
  • Shower curtain
  • Toilet Paper

Below are additional items suggested for those living in an apartment:

  • Bathroom cleaning supplies
  • Shower Curtain
  • Toilet paper
  • Cooking utensils
  • Cookware
  • Dishes
  • Kitchen appliances that do not have exposed heating coils. These include coffee makers, Keurig machines, blenders, slow cookers and toasters. (Does not include toaster ovens.)

Leave at Home:

The following items are not permitted in campus housing.

  • Homemade or rented lofts
  • Bed risers
  • Sofa bed
  • Non-UL approved power strips
  • Extension cords
  • Refrigerators over 1.5 amps or 5 cubic feet
  • Open element appliances, such as:
    • Space heaters
    • Immersion heaters
    • Kerosene heaters
    • Hot Plates
    • Broilers
    • Ovens
    • Electric skillet/fry pans
    • Pizza cookers (i.e. Pizza Pizzazz)
    • Air fryers
  • Sun lamps, halogen lamps, lava lamps and neon signs
  • Window air conditioning units
  • Outside antennae/satellite dishes
  • Potpourri pots (candles and electric)
  • Candle warmers
  • Carpet padding
  • Nails and screws
  • Living - or formerly living - trees, garland, etc.
  • Wall paint
  • Alternative lights bulbs (i.e. black light bulbs, color bulbs)
  • Dart boards

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