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Residential Life

Move-In GuideĀ 

What to Bring for Your Room
 

Bedding
 

  • 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
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Spot remover
  • Wrinkle free spray
  • Woolite
 

Cleaning Items
 

  • Small broom (vacuums available in every residential building)
  • Febreze
  • Rags
  • Windex
  • Pledge
  • Countertop cleaner
  • All purpose cleaning wipes
 

Your Room
 

Desk decor...

  • Phone Computer/printer
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • 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
  • Folder/mail organizer
 

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
 

  • 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
 

Furniture Items
 

  • Carpet-available in some hall dorms
  • Carpet tape
  • Futon/couch--full length sheets to cover any spills!
  • Chairs, ottomans Lamp
  • Small heater
  • Fan (large and small)
  • Curtain/valance
  • Metal/fire retardant wastebasket
  • Bedloft.com has lofts and microfridges available for rent; futons may be purchased.
 

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
  • Microwave
  • Toaster (use permitted only in kitchen area)
  • Small electric grill (use permitted only in kitchen area)
 

The Leisure Hours


Indoor . . .

  • Games/cards
  • Television
  • DVD/VCR player
  • DVDs/videos
  • 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