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Checklist of Items to Bring

  • bath, hand towels and washcloths
  • twin sheets and pillow cases (mattress size is approximately 36" x 80" x 8"). We suggest twin extra long sheets for the best fit.
  • mattress pad
  • blankets/comforter
  • pillow
Laundry and Clothing Care

We currently use high efficiency front loading washers in the residence halls. Manufacturer's guidelines recommend high efficiency liquid detergent instead of powdered detergent. Detergent ‘cakes' should not be used in these machines. Look for the "he" symbol.

  • fabric softener and stain remover
  • laundry basket or laundry bag
  • hangers
  • quarters for laundry or money on your WM Express
  • drying rack
  • iron and ironing board
Personal Items
  • toothbrush and toothpaste
  • brush and comb
  • shaving items
  • hair styling products/appliances
  • shampoo and conditioner
  • bath soap
  • basket to carry toiletries
  • shower shoes
  • photos
  • calendar
  • plants
  • small area rug
  • desk lamp, clip-on light
Kitchen Items

(Some duty offices may have some of these supplies, which can be checked out by residents if they have paid their Community Council dues.)

  • plates, bowls
  • cups, glasses
  • serving dishes
  • cookie sheet, cake pan
  • cutting board
  • can opener
  • vegetable peeler
  • spatula
  • mixing bowl
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • dish towels
  • pot holders
  • thermostatically controlled coffee maker
  • hand mixer
  • toaster/toaster oven (for kitchen area use only)
Cleaning Supplies
  • bathroom cleaner
  • dish soap
  • dusting cloth
  • sponges, dish scrubber
  • mop, broom, dust pan
  • dish-drying rack
Other items
  • flashlight and batteries
  • A few basic tools (screwdriver, hammer, rubber mallet, pliers, etc)
  • surge protectors (please read about electrical safety requirements)
  • sewing kit
  • first-aid supplies
  • medicine
  • alarm clock
  • waste paper basket/trash can
  • mug, glass, plate, silverware, pan
  • change for vending machines or money on your WM Express card
  • television
  • Blu-Ray/DVD player
  • headphones
  • small refrigerator no larger than 4.5 cubic feet and Energy Star rated. Microfrigerators may also be rented for the year by contacting Dorms Direct
  • lofts may be rented for the year by contacting Dorms Direct
  • microwave oven
  • small vacuum
  • DVDs/Blu-Rays
  • printer
  • bike and lock
  • sleeping bag for guests
  • electric fan
  • floor, table lamps (no halogen lamps)
  • full-length mirror