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You may not need every item on this list. For some, a shower caddy is essential. Others will not need one. The included items are here to serve as a guide in creating your personal "what to bring" list.

Sleeping Making it Your Home
squareBed Linens – at least 2 sets (Check your PAWS account for dimensions under Housing > View Room/Meal Plan Assignment) squarePosters, photographs, and other decorations
squareStandard size shower curtain (78” length in Stokes Hall)
squareComforter and/or duvet cover—you’ll spend a lot of time on your bed, so it is nice to have a duvet cover that can be easily removed and laundered

squareArea rug
squareLamp and/or desk lamp and light bulbs
squareHarmless varieties of fish (only pet allowed)

squareMattress pad  
squarePillow(s) Looking Your Best 
squareAlarm clock squareBathrobe
  squareTowels/washcloths (at least 2 sets)
Eating squareShower caddy
squareMicrowave (only provided in Delta 6) squareShampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, etc.
squareDish soap and towels squareClothes hamper/laundry bag
squareCoffee maker squareClothes hangers
squareKitchen supplies, including plates, cups, bowls, utensils, can opener, chip clips, Ziploc bags, and storage containers
squareFood for quick and easy meals in your room (breakfast bars, sandwiches, Easy Mac, Ramen noodles, microwave meals, etc.)

squareClothes, shoes, outerwear, and accessories - You won't have room for your entire wardrobe, but you can trade your warm weather clothing for your cold weather clothing at fall break or Thanksgiving and then trade back at Spring Break or another trip home.
squareRain jacket, rain boots, and umbrella

squareFavorite snacks and drinks (non-alcoholic)


  squareKeep some transitional clothing on hand at all times for sudden changes in the weather.
squareSchool supplies (including binders, folders, pens, pencils, index cards, calculator, notebooks, etc.) Electronics
squareCD player/iPod and headphones
squarePersonal organizer/calendar squareWireless Router (see recommended product)
squareComputer (with original software) squareCamera
squarePrinter, printer paper, and ink cartridges squareDVD player
  squareTelevision (and a coaxial cable)
Cleaning squareCable splitter (if both roommates are bringing a TV)
squareCleaning supplies (including disinfecting wipes, room freshener, toilet brush, sponges, etc.)
squarePaper Towels/Toilet Paper
squareUL Approved Power Strips/Surge protectors
(extension cords are not allowed)
squareIron (with auto-shut off) / Small ironing board Miscellaneous
squareLaundry supplies (including high efficiency [HE] detergent, fabric softener, stain removers, lint brush, laundry marking pen, and drying rack)
squareStorage Bins - for under your bed/in your closet (30” maximum height under adjustable bed without lofting)
squareHand Soap squareFirst Aid Kit
squareGarbage can/bags (main room and bathroom) squareSewing Kit
For the safety of all residents, please do not bring the following items. In addition, please remember that you may not plug multiple power strips together, alter smoke detectors, or remove furniture from the room. Please note: The following is NOT an exhaustive list of prohibited items. For a complete list, please visit our Community Standards page.
squareAlcoholic Beverages squareHot Plates or Toaster Ovens
squareWeapons (real or replicas) squarePotpourri or Scented Oil Warmers
squareOutdoor Grills/Charcoal squareHalogen Lamps or Space Heaters
squareExtension Cords or Multi-plug adaptors squarePets, except for harmless varieties of fish
squareControlled Substances or Drug Paraphernalia
Hunting Bows, Air Guns, or Paint Ball Guns
squareLofted beds (unless rented through the vendor that meets University safety criteria)
squareCandles, Incense, or Fireworks