When you arrive in your residence hall, you'll discover that we have already covered some of the essentials. From beds and desks to dressers and microwave/freezer/refrigerators, we've filled some of your basic needs. But there is plenty for you to bring.

One option that may help you is our Residence Hall Linens program. With everything from extra long twin sheets and comforters to matching towels and storage items, this one-stop shop can ease your shopping experience. Better yet, proceeds to this program will help fund some of the activities in your residence hall.

Here are some of the other items that you won't want to forget:

  • Extra long twin sheets, blankets
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Mattress pad, bedspread
  • Towels, washcloths
  • Shower curtain (suite-style rooms only) 
  • Laundry basket, detergent
  • Study desk lamp (Blackwell Hall has built-in lamps)
  • Broom, dust pan
  • Waste basket, liners
  • Power strip with internal safety circuit breaker
  • Coat hangers
  • Clothing
  • Alarm clock, clock radio
  • Dictionary, thesaurus, calendar
  • Can opener, cups, ice bucket (Ice machines are available)
  • Scissors, sewing kit
  • Iron (Used only in laundry rooms or kitchens)
  • Automatic coffee pot
  • Curtains, tension rods (Must be fire resistant)
  • Plasti-Tak wall adhesive

Here are some items that are prohibited:

  • Double-sided tape, carpet tape
  • Nails, tacks
  • Open-faced electrical appliances
  • Extension cord

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