Housing Checklist

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Housing and Residence Life Move in List

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What Not to Bring

Due to the potential of fire, safety concerns and/or overloading the power in the residence halls, the following items are not permitted:

  • Air conditioning units (window or room units
  • Portable space heaters,Toasters, toaster ovens, microwaves, hot plates, electric skillets, coffee/ hot water pots, Foreman Grill, juicer & other electrical cooking appliances
  • Non – institutional furniture/ mattress
  • Inflatable furniture/mattress
  • Floor / Door Mirror
  • Candles, incense, air freshener with plug in adapter
  • Extension cords, multiple plug adapters, power strips without circuit breakers, halogen lamps
  • DJ Equipment, gym equipment’s, weights, Boom Boxes, Large Speakers, power tools
  • Curtains, banners, hanging fabrics, flags, full wall posters (entire wall cannot be covered)
  • Alcohol/Drugs and related paraphernalia … i.e. empty containers, pictures
  • Pets, weapons, items perceived as weapons (no exceptions)
  • Non approved holiday decorations (approval needed)
  • Masking Tape

What to Bring

  • Alarm clock / watch / radio
  • Class supplies – Pens, paper, pencils, study aids
  • Tape, scissors, stapler
  • Umbrella or rain gear
  • Blanket (s)/ Comforter, Pillow (s) and pillowcase (s) and sheet (s) – Twin Extra Long
  • Shower curtain rings
  • Hair Dryer (Blower)/Curling Iron
  • Iron w/ auto shut off control and table ironing board
  • Laundry bag/ basket and products (detergent, fabric, softener, etc) 
  • Poster(s) & Command strips (reusable adhesive replacing tape, pushpins & tacks)
  • Refrigerator (1.7, 2.5, OR 2.7 cu.ft)
  • Towel & washcloths
  • Bathmat (Vodra Hall & West Campus Village Hall)
  • Soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant and other personal items
  • Throw rug (rubber back), small carpet.
  • Study materials / resources (Dictionary, Thesaurus, Reference books, etc.)
  • Calendars (daily and planner)
  • Wastebasket
  • Flashlight (strongly recommended)
  • Computer, Laptop (optional)
  • Small Safe, Footlocker, w/lock & key
  • Hangers, sewing kit
  • Cleaning supplies (broom, mop, sponges, paper towels, disinfectant, cleaner, etc)
  • Multi-utility outlet w/circuit breaker or surge protector (very important)
  • TV / DVD / Radio or Stereo (bookshelf or standard size systems)
  • Shower curtains (Optional – Vodra Hall / West Campus Village Hall)
  • Shower shoes / shower cap
  • Air Fresheners / room deodorants (non plug-in type) non-aerosol spray
  • Toilet paper (Vodra Hall / West Campus Village Hall)