What to Bring on Move-in Day

We encourage residents to only bring what they need as there are no extra storage areas in the Residence Halls and storage space in the Single and Double Apartments is limited.

Suggested Items for all Residents

  • Sheets, pillows, pillowcases, blankets, bedspreads or comforters that fit extra-long twin beds
  • Towels, washcloths, and toiletries
  • An alarm clock
  • Laundry basket and detergent
  • Surge protector (with circuit breaker)
  • Small trash can
  • Bicycle and U-lock
  • Hair dryer
  • Personal computer/laptop
  • Iron (automatic shut-off required)
  • Emergency supplies for disaster preparedness (e.g., flashlight)
  • Mini refrigerator (maximum size is 4.3 cubic feet)
  • Television*

*Cable TV is not included in room and board.  Cable TV may be arranged separately with Spectrum Cable at 1-855-243-8892.

Suggested Items for residents in single or double apartments

  • Kitchen supplies (pots, pans, cooking utensils, cups, silverware, etc.)
  • Toilet paper and paper towels
  • Trash cans (for bathrooms and kitchen)
  • Cleaning supplies (sponges, cleanser, broom, mop, etc.)

Prohibited Items - Residence Halls

The following items are prohibited in the Residence Halls, but are allowed inside apartments.

  • Electrical cooking appliciances (toasters, rice cookers, etc.)
  • Coffee pots, except Keurig-style appliances
  • Microwaves*

*The only microwaves allowed in Residence Hall rooms are those included in the "MicroFridge" (refrigerator/freezer/microwave) units. Visit this pageOpens in new window for more information and pricing.


Prohibited items - all spaces

The following items are prohibited in all Residence Hall and Apartment spaces.

  • Hoverboards
  • Drones
  • Portable heaters or Air Conditioning units
  • Weapons of any type
  • Drugs/drug paraphernalia
  • Tobacco products, including cigarettes, vapor pens, e-cigarettes, cigars, etc.
  • Candles/incense
  • Alcohol (for students under 21 years of age)
  • Pets* other than fish in a 5-gallon or smaller tank

*Unless designated as a service or emotional support animal as approved by Disability Support Services and Housing and Residential Engagement.