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What Should I Bring to Campus?

The Office of Residential Life suggests and recommends bringing the follow items with you to campus:

Bed and Bath:

  • XL twin size bedding (sheets, blankets, pillowcases)
  • Clothes hangers
  • Laundry detergent
  • Laundry dryer sheets
  • Laundry basket
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathroom cleaner

Home Electronics:

  • Desk lamp
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Alarm clock
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • If you bring a Television: To view cable channels your TV must have a QAM (Quadrature Amplitude Modulation) tuner. Most TVs manufactured since 2006 are QAM TVs. Some low end and less expensive TVs do not include a QAM tuner. Some TVs include a QAM tuner, but it must be unlocked by entering an activation code. Consult your TV owners manual or the manufacturers web site for more information. You should verify the specifications before you purchase a TV.
  • Coaxial Cable

School Supplies:

  • Pens, pencils, paper
  • Dictionary
  • Tape, scissors
  • Stapler
  • Push-pins, paper clips
  • Organizer/planner

Miscellaneous Items:

  • Umbrella, raincoat
  • Sewing kit
  • Extension cords
  • Wall plug extender
  • Bicycle
  • Storage containers
  • Flashlight
  • First-aid kit (Neosporin, Band-Aids)
  • Batteries
  • Trash Can
  • Plunger