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What to Bring

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 For a complete listing of Residence Life policies, please refer to the Handbook for Residential Living.  
You may also use this handy printable packing list to make sure you have everything you may need! 
When in doubt, CONTACT US FIRST!
What to Bring:

*Refrigerator (Less than 4 cu. ft. & 1.8 amps) - Energy Star qualification is required

*CFL or LED light bulbs 

*Smart Strip Surge Protector (automatically shuts off power to devices that are not in use)

Microwave (800 watts or less)

Musical instrument


Trash can

Computer and printer

Linens: towels and bed sheets (Extra long twin)

Homeowner's/renter's insurance

Alarm clock

School supplies

Bathroom cleaning supplies (suite style bathroom only)

Single cup coffee maker with no exposed heating element

*Any product that bears the Energy Star label meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the EPA and US Department of Energy.  Energy Star CLF and LED light bulbs use 75 percent less energy and last about 10 times longer than incandescent bulbs.

What NOT to Bring:

Barbecue grills

Halogen lights

Candles (with or without the wick)



Weight lifting equipment 

Weapons of any type - including toy guns


Pets other than fish (10 gallon tank max)

Full size refrigerators

Toaster/toaster oven

Coffee pot with exposed heating element

Open coil appliances

2 prong extension cords