Residential Check List

Before heading off to school, be sure you bring a few things with you and leave a few things at home!


  • Bedding for extra-long twin beds, including mattress pad, blanket, two or three sheet sets, pillow, pillow cases. (If you already have deep pocket twin sheets, those work well on the extra-long twin beds.)
  • Towels and wash cloths
  • Laundry bag, detergent and dryer sheets
  • Alarm clock
  • Broom, dust pan, cleaning suplies
  • Waste basket
  • Medication and first aid supplies
  • Bath bucket with personal necessities, including soap, shampoo, razor, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.
  • Study supplies, including paper, pen, pencils, stapler, blank CDs, etc.
  • Suitcase or trunk with lock for protection of valuables


  • Small fan
  • Mirror
  • Radio
  • Portable TV
  • Small refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Power strip or surge protector
  • Snacks
  • Paper cups, plates and silverware for snacks

Do not bring the following

  • Alcohol or drugs (students found with illegal substances will be subject to expulsion)
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Waterbed
  • Electrical cooking appliances (anything with a heating element)
  • Incense
  • Candles
  • Pets
  • Darts and/or dartboard
  • Firearms, weapons or explosives, including fireworks, crossbows, pellet guns, paint guns, air guns, slingshots, brass knuckles or knives with blades larger than six inches