Packing for College
Deciding what to bring when you move on to campus can be a tough and often confusing decision. To make things easier we have compiled a list of recommended items/suggestions as well as those items that you should not bring to campus.
Good luck packing... we look forward to seeing you!
|You may wish to bring: *|
|alarm clock||pillows and bedding (we recommend XL twin size 84” x 36”)|
|towels||throw rug for the bathroom|
|bath tote or bucket||toiletries|
|cleaning supplies||2 wastebaskets (one for normal trash, one for recycling)|
|printer||ironing board & iron|
|desk / floor lamp (no halogen or multiple plastic shade lamps)||laundry bag / basket|
|dry erase board for outside door||microwave (800 watt maximum)|
|phone for landline||refrigerator (4 cubic feet maximum)|
|TV (cable ready) / VCR / DVD / cable wire||UL approved power strip with circuit breaker|
Items you may wish to bring to Ora Manor and Turrell Manor Apartments ONLY
|pots / pans||electric cooking appliances|
You may NOT bring: *
|X amplified instruments||X appliances with an exposed heating element including sandwich/ panini grill|
|X candles, incense or air freshener plug-ins||X upholstered furniture that does not meet California technical bulletin 133|
|X decorative holidays lights||X cinder blocks or bed risers|
|X extension cords or multiple plug adapters||X pets|
|X multiple plastic shade, lava lamps or halogen lamps||X lofts|
"All items recommended on this page should be used with caution. HRL is not responsible should an item malfunction or cause damage based on user error."
- All residence halls are air conditioned.
- Some residence halls do not include overhead lighting. We highly recommend bringing your own lamp(s). Halogen lamps and multiple plastic shade or multi-bulb lamps are prohibited.
* If you plan to bring an electrical item or piece of furniture not on this list, please contact our office to be sure it will be permitted.
This is not a policy document. Please refer to our Fire Safety Brochure and to the Student Handbook for policy information.