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Packing Information

Tips for Packing 

Use this checklist as a starting point for making sure you have everything you are going to need for your first year at college.

General Linens Desk Supplies Electronics Shared Items Toiletries
Fan Bed Sheets Pens & Pencils Laptop Fridge Shower Shoes
Clothes Hangers Pillowcases Sticky Notes Headphones TV Shower Caddy
Reusable Water Bottle Blankets Dry-Erase Markers & Board UL Rated Surge Protector w/ Ciruit Breaker Iron w/ Automatic Shut-Off Toothbrush and Toothpaste
Mirror Laundry Bag Binder Clips Smartphone Water Kettle w/ Automatic Shut-Off Soap
First Aid Kit Laundry Supplies (Cleaner / Fabric Softener) Paper Clips   Keurig  w/ Automatic Shut-Off  Shaving Kit 
Snacks   Stapler      Nail Clipers Files, etc.
Ramen   Highlighers      
    Notebooks / Paper      


Prohibited Items

  • Candles
  • Chemicals/combustibles
  • Decorative string lights
  • Electrical appliances (microwaves, toasters, rice cookers, hot plates, grills, crock pots, etc.)
  • Airconditioner or space heater
  • Extension cords
  • Foam mattress toppers
  • Iron without automatic shut off
  • Non-university issued furniture that fail to meet CAL 117 standards
  • Pets (other than fish)
  • Plug in air fresheners
  • Space heaters
  • Object hanging from the ceiling
  • Unapproved bed raisers
  • Weight benches