Dorm Room Necessities List

Necessities:

  • Towels
  • Washcloths
  • Sheets (Twin Extra Long)
  • Blankets
  • Pillow
  • Mattress Pad (Twin Extra Long)
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Laundry Basket
  • Money for Laundry (Dollar Bills, Not Coins)
  • Small Wastebasket
  • School Supplies
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Alarm Clock with battery back up

Options:

  • Mini Dry-Erase Board
  • Umbrella
  • Extension Cord
  • Desk Lamp
  • Iron (few irons are provided in laundry room)
  • Christmas Decorations (dorms have open house around Christmas time)
  • Posters
  • Bulletin Board
  • “Plasti-tac” (must be white)
  • 3M Products
  • Food
  • Food Containers
  • Small Refrigerator
  • Small Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes (plates, cups, silverware)
  • Dish Washing Liquid
  • Cooking Utensils (if you want to do your own cooking)
  • Money for Vending Machines
  • Paper Towels
  • Sports Equipment
  • Swimsuit
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • DVDs
  • Gaming Systems
  • Formal Dress (women may want one for Christmas banquet)
  • Suit (men may want one for Christmas banquet)
  • Computer/Laptop
  • Leisure Items
  • Musical Instruments
  • Stationery
  • Envelopes
  • Stamps
  • Plastic Crates