Bedding

  • Bedspread
  • Mattress pad
  • Pillow/pillowcases
  • Sheets (twin – extra long)
  • Blankets
  • Quilts
  • Egg crate pad
  • Decorative memorabilia such as stuffed animals special pillows/blankets

Laundry

  • Detergent (smaller container for carrying soap to laundry room if desired)
  • Dryer sheets
  • Laundry bag/basket
  • Spot remover
  • Wrinkle free spray

Cleaning Items

  • Small broom (vacuums available in every residence hall)
  • Air freshener
  • Lysol disinfectant spray
  • Rags
  • Wood cleaner/polish
  • Countertop cleaner
  • Disinfecting cleaning wipes

Your Room

Desk Decor

  • Phone
  • Computer/printer
  • Notecards (colored and white)
  • Post-it notes
  • Paperclips, Rubberbands, tacks
  • Pens, pencil caddy
  • Tape (scotch, masking, duct)
  • Envelopes (don’t forget stamps)
  • Stapler/staples
  • Paper (scratch, writing, computer)
  • Folders/Notebooks
  • Cable cord
  • Power strips
  • Extension cords
  • Colored markers
  • Highlighters
  • Color crayons
  • Construction paper
  • Poster board
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Whiteout
  • Calendar (desk or wall)
  • Study lamp

The Dresser

  • Alarm clock
  • Shelf baskets
  • Hand mirror
  • Full-length mirror
  • Book ends
  • Tissues
  • Jewelry box
  • First-aid kit
  • Small sewing kit
  • Various general tools (also available at the front desk)
  • Plants
  • Misc. memorabilia

Looking at the Wall

For hanging things on walls: poster squares for plasters walls OR push pins for sheet rock walls (ask your RA for help)!

  • Bulletin board
  • Whiteboard with dry erase markers (also consider one for your door!)
  • Posters
  • Pictures
  • Art work
  • Christmas lights/rope lights

The Closet

  • Extra hangers
  • Shoe rack
  • Hanging shelf
  • Storage bins/tubs

Furniture Items

  • Tension rod & curtains/valance for the room window (for an extra level of privacy and to add decor)
  • Carpet-available in some hall dorms
  • Futon/couch–full length sheets to cover any spills!
  • Chairs, ottomans
  • Lamp
  • Fan (large and small)
  • Metal/fire retardant wastebasket
  • Microwave

Cooking Items

  • kitchen located on each residential floor
  • Cooking/eating utensils
  • Dishes/plates/glasses mugs
  • Spatula
  • Measuring spoons/cups
  • Pitcher
  • Sauce pan
  • Cake pan
  • Baking pan
  • Hot pot
  • Coffeemaker
  • Small refrigerator – 4.8 cubic feet is the maximum size
  • Microwave
  • Toaster (use permitted only in kitchen area)
  • Small electric grill (use permitted only in kitchen area)

The Leisure Hours

Indoor

  • Games/cards
  • Television
  • Journal/Diary

Outdoor

  • Car/Motorcycle
  • Bike
  • Fishing/Hunting items
  • Personal Athletic Equipment — (football, tennis racket, glove, rollerblades, etc.)
  • Running shoes
  • Sled
  • Ice skates
  • Skis/Snowboard