What to Bring and What Not to Bring

The following items are not provided in the Apartments and must be provided by the residents.  Please see the note about the shower curtains below.

  • lamps (desk and living room)
  • shower curtains*
  • telephones
  • pots and pans
  • dishes
  • silverware
  • glasses

*A Note about shower curtains:
Showers in Farley, Gallen, Jackson and St. Clare are not standard size, the University will provide extra-long shower curtains for these showers. Residents of Klekotka, Moulden, Rudolph and Welsh must supply their own standard sized shower curtains.

Closets (located in bedrooms) do not have doors.  Students may wish to purchase a curtain and curtain rod for closet openings.

Suggested Items to Bring

The following is a list of items, which you may want to bring to make your apartment your home.

Linens, etc.

  • Pillow(s)
  • Sit-up Pillow-Wedge
  • Sheets - Standard Twin Size
  • Blankets/Comforter or Bedspread
  • Towels and Washcloths
  • Bathroom Rugs/Bath Mat
  • Dish Towels
  • Shower Curtains*

Small Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Popcorn Popper
  • Stereo/Radio
  • Television
  • Coaxial Cable Cord
  • Toaster
  • Can Opener
  • Hot plate with enclosed heating coils (i.e., ceramic top) 

Food Staples

  • Condiments
  • Sugar
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Coffee and Tea
  • Spices
  • Coffee Mugs

To make life easier

  • Dish Drain
  • Silverware Organizer
  • Kitchen Trash Can
  • Bathroom Trash Can
  • Plastic Containers with Lids (for proper food storage) 

What NOT To Bring

Candles (decorative or functional, wick or no wick)

Toaster Oven

Hot Plate with exposed metal heating coils

Space Heater


Halogen Lamps

Non University Lofts

Platform Beds

Cinder Blocks

Wall Mounted Shelves