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What to Bring

What to Bring-Recommended Packing List

Consider bringing the following items. These items are approved for use in University Housing and are not provided. Be sure to check with your roommate(s) so duplicate items are not brought.

  • Bathroom cleaning supplies*
  • Trash can
  • Broom & dust pan or small vacuum
  • Toilet paper (for suite- and apartment-style spaces)
  • Laundry basket, detergent & fabric softener (for HE machines)
  • Towels (bath, hand, washcloth)
  • Toiletries
  • Flip-flops for showering
  • Bedding to fit an extra-long twin mattress~: mattress cover/topper, sheets, pillows, blankets
    • ~Important note: Residents residing in the West Neighborhood (Buildings A, B, C and D) of Douthit Hills will need bedding to fit a full size mattress as all of the beds in this community are full size.
  • Clothes hangers
  • Storage bins
  • Futon, chairs or bean bags
  • Personal items to decorate space
  • Push pins or white sticky tack
  • Re-usable water bottle
  • A few dishes (bowl, plate, flatware)
  • Can opener
  • Laptop (CCIT’s List)
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • First aid kit/medicine
  • Lanyard or key/ID holder
  • Umbrella, rain coat & boots
  • HD television
  • Lamps (no halogen bulbs)
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer, flat iron
  • Power strip (no extension cords)

Things to Leave Behind

These items are prohibited in University Housing.

  • Air conditioners and space heaters
  • Parachute canopies on the ceiling
  • Cooking appliances (i.e. rice cooker, toaster oven, hot plate)
  • Fog, Smoke, and Haze Machines
  • Weapons, explosives and fireworks
  • Candles and wax warmers
  • Incense
  • Halogen lamps
  • Hoverboard
  • Extension cords
  • Pets other than fish
  • Screws, nails
  • Change for the washer/dryer – we now offer limitless laundry in all our residential communities! (Not prohibited – just not needed.)

*(Common bathroom areas will be cleaned by custodial staff – all residents who have a sink, bathroom or kitchenette in their space will be responsible for their own cleaning)

Room decorations such as posters, curtains, bulletin boards, etc. may be used along with push pins and white sticky tack. However, no drilling or nailing is allowed. Curtains (tension rod recommended) must be fire resistant.