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Suggested Check List of Things to Bring

Bed and Bath

  • Bed Linen Sheet Set (x-long twin size 36" x 80")
  • Pillow and Pillow Case
  • Bedspread/Comforter
  • Alarm Clock
  • Towels and Wash Cloths
  • Plastic Bucket for Shower Items
  • Bathrobe and Shower Shoes
  • Hairdryer, Curling Iron
  • Hygiene Items
  • First Aid Items

Clothing and Laundry

  • Clothes Hamper/Basket
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Detergent/Fabric Softener
  • Season Appropriate Clothing
  • Sewing Kit

Electrical Accessories

  • Surge Protector/Power Strip
  • Television/DVD
  • Flashlight
  • Desk/Reading Lamp

School Supplies

  • Desk Calendar
  • Notebooks/Paper
  • Calculator
  • Pens, Pencils, Highlighters, etc.
  • Planner
  • Backpack
  • Stamps/Envelopes/Memo Board/Post-its
  • School Id
  • White "tack gum" for Posters
  • Small Tool Kit
  • University Literature and Receipts
  • Tape/Scissors/Stapler/Hole Punch

Miscellaneous Items

  • Flash Drive
  • Medications
  • Area Rugs
  • Pictures of Friends and Family
  • Cup/Plate/Bowl/Fork/Spoon/Knife
  • Small Kitchen Pot/Pan
  • Waste Basket

Centennial and Evergreen Apartment Kitchen Supplies

  • Dishes, Bowls, Cups
  • Silverware
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Pans and Pots
  • Coffee Pot
  • Kitchen Towels/Sponges
  • Cleaning Supplies for Kitchen & Bathroom
  • Pot Holders
  • Mop, Broom and Dustpan


Don't forget to check out our Linen Service & Value Paks!


Things to Leave at Home

Possession of these items as well as a list of others found in the Residential Life Handbook are in violation of University Policy. Residents who are in violation will be subject to the University conduct process.

  • Pets (except fish in small tanks)
  • Candles/Incenses
  • Candle Warmer/Potpourri Burners
  • Anything with an open heating element
  • Weapons/Explosives/Fireworks
  • Hot Plates
  • Alcohol/Alcohol Related Decorations and Paraphernalia
  • Deep Freezers/Refrigerator taller no taller than 3ft or wider than 2 ft
  • Halogen lights
  • Lava lamps


Use this simple rule of thumb: Leave it at home if the item presents:

  1. A Safety Hazard
  2. An annoyance to others, or
  3. A likelihood of damaging your room or furnishings


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Nice work everyone! Excited to see how the glaze kiln comes out within this next...
Nice work everyone! Excited to see how the glaze kiln comes out within this next week. We will probably have one more time we meet before the semester concludes.