What to Bring and What Not to Bring

What to Bring

  • Extra long twin size sheets (mattress size 36"x80")
  • Mattress pad or cover, pillows, and comforter/bedspread
  • Alarm clock
  • Desk lamp
  • Television
  • Computer
  • Wastebasket (and trashbags)
  • Bath mat (Be sure to coordinate with roommate/ whomever you share the bathroom with)
  • Towels
  • Toiletries (shampoo, soap, razor, toilet paper, etc.)
  • Washing detergent and quarters
  • Seasonal clothing
  • Hamper
  • Umbrella
  • Cleaning supplies (including sweeper/ broom)
  • Cooking utensils/can opener
  • Plates, cups, silverware
  • Push pins/command strips
  • First Aid kit and medicine
  • Disinfectant/ disinfectant wipes
  • Hangers
  • "Comfort kit" of snacks, tea, chocolate, etc for a sick day (or a homesick day)
  • Plastic bags/foil
  • Powerstrip
  • Printer (with extra paper & ink)
  • Dish detergent & dish cloths
  • Tissues & paper towels
  • Batteries
  • Desktop Calender
  • Tape/post-it notes/scissors/etc
  • Water Boiler (for tea, instant coffee, etc)
  • Appliances from the Approved Appliance List

What Not to Bring

  • Pets (the only pets allowed are fish - 20 gallon aquarium limit)
  • Electric frying pan or any devices with an exposed element such as hot plates, space heaters, and range top grills
  • Firearms, weapons (knives, paintball guns, bows, sword, etc.), and things that look like weapons (cap guns, etc.)
  • Fireworks, incense, candles, or any other open-flame device
  • Charcoal,gas grills and lighter fluid
  • Double stick tape, screws, molly bolts, planter anchors, big nails, spikes, and finishing nails cannot be used to hang things on the walls! (Small tacks, staples, picture hangers are okay)
  • 75, 90, 100 and 120-watt incondescent light bulbs. Your community office provides free of charge CFL light bulbs. 
  • "Spider" style floor lamps that have plastic shades around each of the light bulbs.
  • Network equipment (wireless access points, routers and hubs)
  • Hoverboards

Approved Appliance List

Appliance Residence Halls Apartments
Belgian waffle maker Allowed Allowed
Bread maker Allowed Allowed
Buffet server* Allowed Allowed
Clothing iron Allowed Allowed
Coffee maker Allowed Allowed
Cotton candy maker Allowed Allowed
Crock pot Allowed Allowed
Curling iron Allowed Allowed
Deep fryer Not allowed Allowed
Electric crepe maker Allowed Allowed
Electric griddle Allowed Allowed
Electric kettle Allowed Allowed
Espresso machine Allowed Allowed
Fondue pot Not allowed Allowed
Food dehydrator Allowed Allowed
Food steamer Allowed Allowed
George Foreman grill Allowed Allowed
Hair dryer Allowed Allowed
Hot plate Not allowed N/A**
NuWave induction burner Not allowed N/A**
Panini press Allowed Allowed
Personal portable for full size washer & dryers Not allowed Not allowed
Personal portable or full size dishwashers Not allowed Not allowed
Pizza oven Not allowed N/A**
Refrigerators or freezer Allowed (Max 4 cubic feet) *** Allowed (Max 4 cubic feet) ***
Rice cooker Allowed Allowed
Roaster oven Allowed Allowed
Toaster Allowed Allowed
Toaster oven Not allowed Allowed
Toaster oven broiler Not allowed Allowed
Waffle iron Allowed Allowed

* Electric only - no open flame burners.
** Apartments come equipped with stoves.
*** Refrigerators and microwaves are supplied by the University for all apartments and resident hall rooms.