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What to Bring

Essentials

  • Bedding: sheets, blankets, pillow
  • Towels
  • Clothing, shoes
  • School supplies
  • Backpack
  • Toiletries and personal hygiene items
  • Dishes, cups, utensils, & food storage containers-disposable or reusable
  • Computer
  • Cell phone charger (extended length)
  • Command strips
  • Shower caddy (community style)
  • Hangers
  • Insurance card, prescriptions
  • Laundry basket & detergent
  • Something orange to wear
  • Cleaning supplies: disinfecting wipes, all-purpose cleaner, cleaning cloths
  • Toilet paper (apartment style)
  • Power strips with surge protector
  • Rain gear / umbrella


Optional

  • Fan
  • Wastebasket for bathroom (suite and apartment style)
  • Bathroom Rugs (suite and apartment style)
  • Area rug
  • Mirror
  • Dry-erase board
  • TV
  • First-aid kit
  • Bicycle with lock


What not to bring

  • Air Conditioner
  • Candles or Incense
  • Cinder blocks, concrete blocks, or bricks for lofting beds
  • Countertop Grills (George Foreman-style grills)
  • Extension Cords
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Hanging Lights
  • Nails or Screws
  • Open-Coil Units (toasters, space heaters, etc.)
  • Paint
  • Pets
  • Power Strips without Surge Protectors
  • TV Wall Mounts
  • Weapons / Firearms


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