Each room is furnished with a desk & chair, extra-long twin bed & mattress, 3-drawer dresser, closet, and nightstand. Consider bringing the following items. These are approved for use in Housing and Residence Life and are not provided.

Be sure to check with your roommate(s) so duplicate items are not brought.

  • Cellphone/charger
  • Laptop/charger
  • Television or tablet
  • Bed linens
  • Broom & dustpan or small vacuum
  • Clothing (only what you need)
  • Flashlight
  • Glasses/contacts
  • Medicine/prescriptions
  • Personal toiletries
  • Pillows, mattress pad
  • School supplies, flash drive, backpack
  • Surge protector power strip (required for all electronics except for compact refrigerator)
  • Storage bins
  • Towels, trashcans, washcloths, bathmat

Other Things to Consider

Things NOT to bring

Some items on this list are specifically prohibited by law and/or University policy. Please note that students found with these and/or other prohibited items in their room or apartment will at least be asked to remove the item and may be subject to student conduct action. U-hauls are prohibited during the move-in process. Some items prohibited by law may be subject to immediate confiscation by university officials.

  • Air conditioners – including window and portable units
  • Air fryers
  • Alcohol (if under 21 years of age)
  • Ammunition
  • Appliances exceeding 1,000 watts
  • Candles, incense and open flame items including candle and wax warmers
  • Command Strips, large nails, staples, screws, wall anchors, poster putty, or tape*
  • Electric, charcoal, or gas grills
  • Electric blankets, bed warmers
  • Electronic skateboards
  • Explosives and fireworks
  • Dartboards
  • Deep freezers/compact freezers
  • Drugs
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Halogen lamps
  • Hot plates/Induction cooktops
  • Multi-plug outlet adapters or power strips, extension cords (without an internal circuit breaker)
  • Paintball guns
  • Pets
  • Plug-in style air fresheners
  • Space heaters
  • Toasters
  • Upholstered furniture that is not fire retardant
  • Waffle makers
  • Wading pools, spas
  • Waterbeds
  • Water coolers
  • Weapons (bladed, blunt, projectile, etc.)
  • Window air conditioning units
  • Wireless routers**

* Approved Items for Hanging: High and Mighty Hooks (for drywall only), white sticky tack for posters and pictures, tension rods for curtains and storage needs, over-the-door hooks for doors, beds, etc., magnetic hooks for metal surfaces, freestanding shelving, freestanding towel or drying rack, suction cup hooks for smooth surfaces, clamp hooks and shelves, push pins for lightweight items, monkey hooks (for heavier items), Helpyhooks, and push pin hooks.

** Wireless routers are not allowed in University Housing. Wireless printers that communicate in the 2.4 of 5 Gigahertz (GHz) frequency are not allowed in University Housing. If a printer supports wireless communication and a wired connection, the printer is permitted only if the wireless communication is disabled.


Move-In Resources

We are excited that you will be living with us. To help make your transition as smooth as possible, we have provided these helpful resources to help you prepare for campus life.

Move In Guide

Move-In Guide

Tips and best practices to make moving in easy.

Housing Portal

Housing Portal

Schedule your check-in appointment for move-in!

Map and Directions

Map & Directions

How to find our residence halls and the best way to get to them.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about moving in or what you can bring?