Moving into student housing can be a stressful experience when trying to determine what to bring, what not to bring, and what is provided. We advise reviewing our lists below for guidance. If you forget anything important, there are a number of stores within walking distance that include Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, Target, Jewel Osco (grocery), Macy’s, Old Navy, Nordstrom Outlet, Sears, and TJ Maxx!

ESSENTIALS

Alarm clock

Iron, ironing board and clothes hangers

Laundry detergent and laundry basket or bag

Linens/blankets and pillows (beds use extra-long twin sheets)

Toiletries and any needed pharmaceutical supplies

Towels and washcloths

Wastebasket

Micro fridge Combo or Small Microwave and Mini-fridge

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

Room decorations to make your place feel like home

3M Command Strips

School supplies

Computer/laptop

Headphones

Television

Flashlight

Hair dryer

THINGS NOT TO BRING (NOT PERMITTED)

Candles and incense

Animals, pets

Bed, couch, extra chairs

Open coil cooking appliances (such as toaster or coffee pot)

Electric blanket

Space Heater

Fireworks, firearms, explosives, or other weapons, replicas or facsimiles

Halogen lamp

Hoover board

FURNITURE PROVIDED

Extra-long twin bed

Wardrobe closet, including two drawers

Desk

Desk Chair

Remember, the room/suite is to be shared with another person and their belongings. Please pack accordingly. Talk with future roommates and decide which shared items each person will be bringing. Want to build relationships before your first day of classes? Connect with other incoming students by joining our Incoming Student Facebook Group