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Useful Items

First-year students may find the following list of useful items to be helpful. Also view the list of prohibited items.

  • clothes hangers
  • linens
  • alarm clock
  • laundry supplies
  • desk lamp
  • small sewing kit
  • postage stamps
  • toiletries
  • stereo
  • prescription / first aid items
  • bathrobe
  • phone
  • 3 to 2 prong adapters
  • wattage adapters for international students
  • athletic equipment
  • dictionary / thesaurus
  • musical instruments
  • computer / printer
  • bookshelf
  • small fan
  • mattress pad
  • extra long mattresses are 36” x 80” available on request, although numbers are limited. (regular sizes 36” x 75”). Exception Jewett, Davison and Strong only XL beds.
  • wall hangings (to be hung with Painter's Tape only)
  • surge protector(s)
  • coffee pot / hot pot (must have reasonable automatic shut-off time that will be determined by the Office of Residential Life)
  • refrigerator (may not exceed 5 cubic ft.)
  • television / VCR/DVD (you may bring one, but cable service is not available in the rooms)

Note: You may not remove any of the furniture from your room.