Form your dream dorm


Bedding and Laundry

  • Pillows, sheets and pillowcases (Check your college’s bed size)
  • A set of towels
  • Comforter or bedspread
  • Clothes hangers
  • Laundry basket
  • Laundry detergent and stain remover

Desk Supplies

Prepare ahead for endless projects and miserable, sleepless nights by making sure you have all of the proper materials to do so. Some necessities are:

  • Reading and/or desk lamp
  • Your personal laptop
  • Stapler and staples
  • Printer and printer paper (very important)

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  • Pens, pencils and a sharpener
  • Notebooks of all varieties
  • A few folders
  • Any more miscellaneous items you think you may need (tape, scissors, ruler, highlighter pens, rulers)
  • Graphing calculator
  • Stackable desk trays for organizing papers

Kitchen Items

Whether you plan on cooking or getting a meal plan, it will not hurt have kitchen utensils and some spare food in your dorm room or community kitchen.

  • Basic cooking utensils if you plan on making food
  • A couple of plates, bowls and mugs. Bringing silverware would be wise as well.
  • Food storage containers
  • Trash bags
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Can opener
  • Microwave
  • Tea kettle
  • Instant foods (Ramen, Oatmeal, Hot Chocolate, Mac ‘n Cheese)

TIP: Consider buying snacks and Instant food in bulk.