First time students sometimes aren't sure what to bring to their new homes on campus. Here's a list of common items we do and don't recommend bringing. Make sure to check with your roomate so you don't bring duplicate items! Please note that prohibited items will be removed during health and safety inspections.


Items to Bring With You:

  • Air Freshener
  • Bedding / bed skirt - (regular twin; Hambrick/Rucker, XL twin; East Campus, full size)
  • Bathrobe
  • Bed Risers (manufactured type only)
  • Carpet or area rug
  • Clothes hamper / laundry bag
  • Floor / window fan
  • Clothing / hangars
  • Lamp
  • Comb, brush, hair dryer
  • Mattress pad
  • Deodorant
  • Microwave (less than 800 watts)
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Pillow, sheets, blankets
  • Garbage bags
  • Posters, decorations, artwork
  • Laundry soap / dryer sheets
  • Printer (Wireless type are not advised)
  • Paper towels
  • Refrigerator (less than 6 cubic feet)
  • Shampoo,conditioner, soap, etc.
  • Snack food
  • Shower caddy
  • Storage bins
  • Shower shoes
  • Television
  • Towels / wash cloths
  • UL approved surge protector
  • Umbrella

Items to NOT bring with you:

  • Candles
  • Hover boards
  • Combustible liquids
  • Incense / incense burners
  • Coffee Makers (Keurig, auto drip, press, etc.)
  • Items for lofting beds (cinder blocks, homemade structures, kits)
  • Crock pots
  • Electric skillet
  • Multi-plug adapters
  • Extension cords
  • Personal internet / WiFi router
  • Firearms, or weapons of any kind
  • Pets (fish are acceptable)
  • Halogen light / lamps
  • Portable heaters
  • Toaster
  • Hot plates

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