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What to Bring & Room Decorating Guidelines

Please review the following guidelines carefully. You can also view a downloadable visual of Fire Safety and Room Decorating Guidelines (JPG). 

Recommended Optional Do Not Bring


Iron and ironing board

Air conditioner

Power strips (with circuit protection and physical on/off switch)

Bicycle (lock recommended)

Toaster or toaster oven

Towels and washcloths

Sports equipment (Frisbee, tennis racket, spike ball set, etc.)

Microwave (already provided in the residence hall kitchen)

Blankets, pillows, and fitted sheets for extra long twin mattresses (80"x36")

TV, game system

16 gauge (or smaller) extension cords

Electric fan

Bluetooth speaker/stereo

Candles, incense, or dried flowers

Study/reading light (LED bulbs only)

Small refrigerator (up to 3.6 cubic feet)

Drum set (electric drums with headphones are fine)

Water bottle, mug, tumbler

Sleeping bags and/or hiking gear

Incandescent, CFL, or halogen light bulbs or lamps. Multi-headed lamps. Christmas lights.

Laundry bag/basket and laundry soap

Acoustic guitar, hand drum, keyboard

Nails, tape, or tacks to hang things

Toiletries and a small basket/tote






Sticky tack or 3M command hooks for hanging things
(you are still held responsible for any damage to the walls or paint resulting from removal of sticky tack or command strips)