What to Bring, What to Leave Behind


Note: This is not an extensive list. Feel free to bring the items we suggest below, and talk with your roommates about items to share. Please leave prohibited items at home.

What to Bring   What to leave
Adhesive hooks & strips (no nails).   Air conditioners, space heaters  


Bath: Towels and washcloths, shower caddy, bath accessories, soap, razor, shampoo, and shower shoes/flip flops   Charcoal, lighter fluid  


Bedding (Extra-long twin sheets, comforter, blankets, pillows and pillow cases)   Grills  


Bicycle & lock   Extension cords  


Cold medicine & first aid kit  Flammables: candles, incense, gasoline,    fireworks, propane  


Organization: Closet and desk organizers, storage crates/trunk, shoe rack and under bed storage bins, Hangers  Furniture of any kind: chairs, couches, futons  


Important documents (ID, original Social Security card, if you plan to work on campus)   Halogen lamps, lava lamps  


Kitchen: Pots, pans, bowls, dishes, utensils, cups, dish towels, sponges, and dish detergent   Holiday lights  


Laundry: Iron and ironing board, drying rack, laundry bag/basket, detergent, bleach, dryer sheets, and fabric softener   Hot plates and hot pots  


LED desk lamp   Industrial cleaning solvents  


School Supplies: Computer, printer and supplies, back pack/bag, pens, pencils, highlighters, scissors, tape, stapler, day planner, thesaurus, binders/folders, and a calculator   Freezer units  


Small fan and Alarm clock   * Refrigerators (Micro-fridges are available for rent)  


Cell phone Charges and Power Strips   *Lofts, bed risers  


Snack food   Microwaves  


Toiletries (shower caddy, shower shoes, shampoo, conditioner, soap, shaving cream, hair dryer, etc.)   *Pets  


Umbrella   Coffee Pots  


Kitchen items: utensils, dishes, pots & pans, can opener, oven mitts, foil & plastic wrap, spices, toaster oven, measuring cups & spoons, paper products, electric skillets, toasters, rice cookers  *Weapons  



*Pets/animals: Pets are not permitted, with the exception of fish in an aquarium not to exceed 10 gallons per room/apartment.

*Weapons: Air-soft guns, knives, slingshots, stun guns, BB guns, pellet guns, water guns, firearms, bow and arrows, ammunition, or explosives or other weapons are prohibited.

*Risers: Riser kits, blocks and bricks are not permitted. Only furniture provided by Scripps Housing that is designed for lofting may be lofted.