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HowToPack

How to Pack

Packing for college is exciting, but the first thing you should do is call your roommate and talk about what each of you is going to bring. You don’t want to have two refrigerators but no TV or two of everything!

Of course every student may have different needs, but this is a good start!

 

 

What To Bring
Bed & Bath
Laundry Supplies
  • Mattress pad
  • Detergents:  High Efficiency (HE) Only
  • Pillow(s) and Pillow Cases
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Comforter and Extra-Long Twin Sheets*
  • Stain Remover & Fabric Softener
  • Blanket
  • Drying Rack
  • Towels and Washcloths
  • Iron (auto shut off)
  • Shower Shoes/Flip Flops
  • Ironing Board
  • Laundry Hamper/Basket
  • Shower Caddy
Hygiene Supplies
  • Desk/Floor Lamps (Non-Halogen!)
  • Toilet Tissue/Wipes
  • Hangers
  • Cleaning Products (Including broom and vacuum)
  • Handheld or Full length Mirror
  • Ear Plugs
  • Trash Can Liners (8 gal.)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Posters/Keepsakes/Photos
  • Thermometer
  • Command Command Adhesive
  • Soap/Shampoo
  • Small Corkboard/ Dry-Erase Board
  • Hair Products/Hair Dryer
Electronics/Appliances
  • Make-Up/Moisturizers
  • Microwave (1000 watt or less)
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Compact/Mini Refrigerator (1,000 watts or 4.5 cubit feet or less) Rent one HERE
  • Shaving Accessories
  • Computer with Ethernet and Wifi Capabilities
  • Medications/Supplements
  • Alarm Clock
Identification/Valuables
  • Jump Drive/External Hard Drive
  • ATM Card
  • Powerstrip w/ Surge Protector (UL Approved)
  • Checkbook
  • Chargers for electronics
  • Drivers License
  • Gaming Systems/DVD/Blur Ray Player
  • Passport/Visa
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Social Security Card
  • Printer/Ink
  • TV (With Built In QAM Tuner)
School Supplies
  • TV coaxial Cable (6-10 ft.)
  • Calculator
  • Flashlight
  • Printer Paper
  • Fan (clip on or large)
  • Planner
  • Other/Miscellaneios
  • Writing Utensils
  • Eating Utensils, cups, and plates
  • Notebooks/Notepads
  • Can Opener
  • Scissors/Stapler
  • Storage Containers
  • Tape/Sticky Notes
  • Umbrella and Durable Shoes
  • Bookbag

*Regular Twin Sheets will NOT fit University Housing Mattresses. Must be XL Twin

 

 

Things to LEAVE AT HOME
  • Toaster Ovens
  • Space Heaters
  • Hot Plates
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Candles/Incense (No burnt Wicks Allowed), but battery operated candles are okay.
  • Weapons, including but not limited to air pellet, soft pellet, paintball, bb guns, swords, knives, tazers, etc.
  • Hoverboards

 

 

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