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Packing Reminders

Don't Forget...

  • Personal hygiene articles: soap, shampoo, tooth brush and tooth paste, etc.
  • Bathroom caddy
  • Bathroom flip flops
  • FAN: Rooms have no air-conditioning!
  • Extra-Long Twin size bed sheets, pillow, and blankets
  • Towels
  • Laundry basket
  • Laundry detergent
  • Hangers
  • Alarm clock
  • Trash can/ trash bags
  • Desk lamp
  • Message board for your door
  • Cell phone -there are no phone jacks in the residence halls
  • Storage containers for under the bed (to hold extra clothes, shoes, food, miscellaneous items)
  • Extension cords and surge protectors
  • Cable TV extension cord
  • A light coat or sweatshirt for those first few chilly fall evenings
  • Your own "medicine cabinet": any prescription medications you take, plus OTC pain reliever and cold medication, band aids, and a thermometer. You may even want to bring along a small first-aid kit.

Keep at home…

  • Any cooking items: coffee makers, microwave ovens, electric frying pans, hot plates, immersion coils, toasters, pop-corn poppers, George Forman grills, space heaters, and any other heating or cooking appliances
  • Candles
  • Halogen lamps
  • Air conditioners
  • Weapons
  • Pets (except guide dogs)
  • Expensive jewelry and valuables
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