Housing Checklist

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Housing Checklist

What to Bring and What to Leave Home

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Not Permitted

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For your safety and the safety of your fellow residents, the following items are not permitted in the residence halls:

  • Hot plates, toaster ovens, microwaves, electric skillets, coffee/hot water pots, sandwich grills, juicer and other electrical cooking appliances
  • Portable space heaters
  • Air conditioners (window or room units)
  • Non–institutional furniture and mattresses
  • Inflatable furniture/mattresses
  • Floor /door mirrors
  • Candles, incense, air freshener with plug-in adapter
  • Extension cords, multiple-plug adapters, power strips without circuit breakers, halogen lamps
  • DJ equipment, boom boxes, large speakers
  • Gym equipment, weights
  • Power tools
  • Curtains, banners, hanging fabrics, flags, full wall posters (entire wall may not be covered)
  • Alcohol/drugs and related paraphernalia.
  • Any tray containing ashes of any type, if found, must get confiscated.
  • Weapons, items perceived as weapons (no exceptions)
  • Non-approved holiday decorations
  • Pets
  • Masking Tape

What to Bring

Housing cleaning supplies

For your room:

  • Alarm clock / watch / radio
  • Blanket / comforter, pillows, pillowcases, sheets (twin extra-long)
  • Throw rug (rubber back), small carpet
  • Shower curtain 
  • Shower curtain rings
  • Air fresheners / room deodorants (non plug-in type), non-aerosol spray
  • Toilet paper (Vodra Hall / West Campus Village Hall)
  • Bathmat (Vodra Hall & West Campus Village Hall)
  • Cleaning supplies (broom, mop, sponges, paper towels, disinfectant, cleaner, etc.)
  • Wastebasket
  • TV / DVD / radio or stereo (bookshelf or standard- size systems)
  • Refrigerator (1.7, 2.5, OR 2.7 cu. ft)
  • Rice cooker
  • Posters and command strips (reusable adhesive replacing tape, pushpins and tacks)
  • Flashlight (strongly recommended)
  • Small safe, footlocker with lock and key
  • Multi-utility outlet with circuit breaker or surge protector (very important)

Personal items:

  • Towels and washcloths
  • Soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.
  • Shower shoes / shower cap
  • Hair dryer (blower)/curling iron
  • Iron with auto shut off control and table ironing board
  • Laundry bag / basket, detergent, fabric, softener, etc.
  • Hangers, sewing kit
  • Umbrella or rain gear

Study items:

  • Computer, laptop (optional)
  • Class supplies – pens, paper, pencils, study aids
  • Tape, scissors, stapler
  • Study resources (dictionary, thesaurus, reference books, etc.)
  • Calendars (daily and planner)

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