Monday, May 9, 2011

What to Bring and What to Leave for Freshman Year

Everyone wonders "What should I pack?" Here is a fabulous list from the New Student Manual that can help you get you going.

FOR YOUR DESK
Desk Lamp
Energy efficient Compact Florescent Light (CFL) bulbs
Tape / scissors / stapler
Pens / pencils / markers

FOR YOUR LAUNDRY
Laundry bag / basket / environmentally friendly detergent
Drying rack / iron / ironing board
Hangers

FOR COMMUNICATION
White board / dry-erase marker
Addresses / phone numbers / postage stamps

FOR YOUR BED
Blankets / comforter / pillows
Egg crate pad / mattress pad / sheets (standard twin)

FOR YOUR FOOD

SMALL refrigerator / low-voltage microwave / hot pot (Energy-Star certified)
Dishes / utensils / can opener / sponge / environmentally friendly dish soap

FOR YOUR WALLS
Mirror
Posters / collages / tapestries

FOR EMERGENCIES
First aid supplies

FOR YOUR ELECTRICAL OUTLETS
Alarm clock / power strip / extension cord / window fan

FOR YOUR STORAGE TRUNK
Hand tools (hammer, screwdriver, thumb tacks) / needle and thread

LEAVE: (NONE OF THESE ITEMS ARE ALLOWED IN ANY RESIDENCE)
Candles / Halogen lights / Cinder blocks / Pets / Glass bottles

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