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Things to Bring to Campus

Please review the Student Handbook for rules regarding additional furniture. The following items are commonly brought by students for the room:

  • Computer
  • Desk lamp
  • TV, microwave
  • Sheets - beds are 6'8" (Click here to see the University provided furniture)
  • Towels, pillow
  • Small Wastebasket/Wastebin and/or Recycle Bin
  • Small refrigerator (no larger than 4.1 cubic feet)
  • Under-bed storage boxes.  Clearance approximately 8".  Bed risers are not approved.
  • Laundry basket or bag
  • Flashlight and extra batteries (for possible power outages; candles not allowed)
  • Surge protector/power strip (must be in accordance with Fire Safety Policy)
  • Small carry case/wire basket for toiletry items
  • Mattress Pad or Egg crate foam
  • Robe and flip flops for shower (first-year residence halls have hall bathrooms)
  • Hanging mirror (if desired)

Consider Energy Efficient Products

The University is committed to a Climate Action Plan approved in 2010 to reduce our environmental footprint. You may want to consider Energy Star products. For more information, please visit the Sustainability website.