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What to Pack

Things you need but may forget

linens clothes basket or hamper wastebasket
mattress pad laundry detergent flashlight
pillow quarters for laundry and vending machines shower caddy
towels garbage bags bathrobe
blankets or comforter shower sandals UL approved electric outlet power strip with surge protector
two forms of ID (student employment) three-prong adapter school supplies
personal hygiene items three-prong adapter white poster putty or blue painters tape to hang posters
first aid kit and medications headphones toilet paper
alarm clock stamps cleaning supplies (green sealed certified preferred)
desk lamp umbrella

Items of comfort

computer (computer labs are available) fan television
snack foods additional stackable storage DVD player
microwave (less than 1000 watts, 1 per room) posters MP3/CD player
small refrigerator (no larger than 4.5 cu. ft.) plants camera
plate, cup, bowl, utensils

Items not to bring

Heating devices with open coils such as toasters, toaster ovens, popcorn poppers, pizza ovens, alcohol, decorative alcohol containers, extension cords, pets except fish in tanks no larger than 10 gallons, halogen lamps (you can use a torchiere lamp with a fluorescent bulb), octopus lamps, candles, incense, fireworks, and weapons. Nails, tacks, screws, adhesive tapes (i.e. masking, clear, duct), double sided foam adhesives, self sticking hangers, or hooks are prohibited for decorating because of damage they may cause to furniture, walls, etc. 

When you arrive

You will be furnished with basic furniture, either free standing or built in. An extra long twin bed (36"x80"), mattress cover, desk and chair, as well as adequate dresser and closet space are provided for each resident. Each room/suite has a sink and windows have blinds so you do not need to bring curtains. each floor or area has a lounge with a TV and cable access.