New Student Orientation

What to Bring

Do you have everything? Here is recommended checklist:

Every student may have different needs. Items we consider essential are starred (*).

Bed and Bath

  • Mattress Pad *
  • Pillow(s) and Pillow Cases *
  • Extra-Long Twin Sheets *
  • Comforter *
  • Blanket *
  • Towels and Washcloths *
  • Shower Shoes/Flip Flops *
  • Shower Caddy
  • Hangers
  • Mirror-Full Length
  • Trash Can Liners (8 gal.)

Laundry Supplies

  • Detergent
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Drying Rack
  • Fabric Softener
  • Iron (auto shut-off)
  • Ironing Board
  • Laundry Bag/Basket

Hygiene Supplies

  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Ear Plugs
  • First Aid Kit
  • Thermometer

Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries *

  • Soap/Shampoo
  • Hair Products
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Shaving Accessories
  • Prescription Medications *

Identification/Money

  • ATM Card *
  • Checkbook *
  • Credit Cards *
  • Drivers License *
  • Health Insurance Information /Insurance Cards *
  • Passport/Visa
  • Social Security Card*
  • Lock Box

Electronics

  • Alarm Clock
  • Camera
  • Cell Phone & Charger
  • Computer/Laptop
     -Don't forget the laptop’s charger and locking cable
  • Power Strip w/Surge Protector (UL approved)
  • Printer & Ink Cartridges
  • Computer Paper
  • Radio/stereo

Miscellaneous

  • Backpack
  • School Supplies
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Scissors/Stapler
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Tape/Post-its
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Message Board (Dry erase board or Cork bulletin board)
  • Flashlight
  • Umbrella/Raingear
  • Sunglasses
  • Fan (large and/or clip)
  • 3M Strips to hang posters
  • Area Rug
  • Compact refrigerator

Clothing

Casual clothing: appropriate for the seasons
Business Attire: Blazer (Brown, Gray, Dark Blue, or Beige) White and/or Colored Dress Shirts

  • Tie 
  • Black Dress Shoes
  • Long Black Socks 
  • Casual Slacks 
  • Dark Suit

Do NOT Bring the following items

  • Microwave
  • Candles
  • Hot Plates
  • “Foreman” style grills
  • Stereos with loud bass
  • Halogen Lamps