Welcome home!

Your dorm is your home away from home. Our students love dorm life, and we want this transition to be as easy as possible for you. On this page you’ll find answers to your frequently asked questions, info on dorm rooms and decorating, and even a recommended list of things to bring. Questions? Contact .


What to bring


  • Alarm clock with battery backup
  • Appropriate clothing
  • Blankets
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Laundry basket
  • Laundry detergent
  • Leisure items
  • Mattress pad cover (twin extra long)
  • Outfit for Christmas banquet
  • Paper towels
  • Pillow and pillowcase
  • School supplies
  • Shampoo
  • Sheets (twin extra long)
  • Small wastebasket
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Umbrella
  • Thermometer


  • 3M products to stick things to walls (see Decorating My Room)
  • Bulletin board
  • Camera
  • Christmas decorations
  • Coffee maker
  • Computer/laptop
  • Cooking utensils
  • Desk lamp
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Dishes (plates, cups, silverware)
  • Envelopes
  • Food
  • Food containers
  • Iron (a few irons are provided in the laundry room)
  • Microwave
  • Mini dry erase board
  • Mini fridge
  • Money for vending machines
  • Musical instruments
  • Sports equipment
  • Stamps
  • Stationary
  • Surge protector power strip
  • Swimsuit
  • Television



Decorating My Room

Click below for details, and check out our photo gallery for ideas from real rooms from last year!