What To Bring

Here are some suggestions of items you might want to bring with you to residence.  This is not a complete list; these are only suggestions, and they are in no particular order

For your bed

  • Sheets (beds are 80 inches long by 36 inches wide)
  • Pillow
  • Comforter
  • Warm blankets

For your Desk

  • Desk lamp
  • Computer
  • TV
  • Alarm Clock
  • Camera

For your closet

  • Clothes Hangers
  • Iron


  • Soap
  • Cell phone
  • Basic cleaning supplies for your room
  • Bath towels
  • Face cloths
  • Bathrobe
  • Toiletries
  • Tissues
  • First aid kit
  • Sandles/flipflops for shower
  • Hairdyer, curling iron, etc
  • Laundry soap
  • Fabric Softener
  • Clothes hamper
  • Insurance


  • Warm clothing
  • Winter coat
  • Mitts and gloves
  • Toque and scarf
  • Winter boots
  • Formal wear for special events
  • Sports equiptment
  • Bathing suit

Everything else

  • Refriderator - 5 cubic feet or smaller
  • Travel mugs/plastic water bottles
  • School supplies

 If you don't have some of these items, there are many stores close to campus where they can be bought.

Room Decorations

Students are more than welcome to decorate their room as they see fit. However students are not allowed to:

  • Build lofts in their room
  • Bring large items (ex: full sized fridge)
  • Removing or altering any assigned furniture
  • Damage the walls or paint

Posters and Pictures

When you're hanging up posters and pictures please ensure you follow our "Best Practices" so you don't ruin the paint or the walls in your room.

Do NOT use masking tape or packing tape when putting up posters. They will damage your walls on removal. Do NOT hang anything offensive on the outside of your windows or door.

3M_adhesive_stripsFor hanging up pictures, use 3M 'Command' Adhesive products like in the picture to the left.

When removing the hooks follow the instructions carefully to make sure there is no damage.