Packing Your Luggage

Items that you should pack:

  • Single Size bed sheets and towels (residence hall rooms do not have bed sheets on the beds)
  • Assorted clothing for all seasons (see weather section)
  • Personal grooming products (toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, razor, makeup, etc)

Carry-on luggage should contain: education credentials, a change of clothing, toothbrush, and comb in case your luggage is lost. Keep your passport and all immigration documents with you at all times — you cannot enter the U.S. without these items.

Item that you can purchase after you arrive:

  • Additional linens and towels
  • Blanket and pillow
  • Umbrella
  • Clothes hangers
  • Bedspread
  • Alarm clock
  • Laundry and housekeeping supplies (you may use dorm’s laundry machines free of charge)
  • Hair Dryer
  • General school supplies
  • Books (paper, pens, pencils)
  • Clothes iron

Note 1:
The electrical current used for small appliances in the U.S. is 110-115 volts, 60 Hz (cycles). Appliances from outside the U.S. may require adapters. The following appliances are prohibited in campus residence halls: hot plate, electric frying pan, deep fryer, ceiling fan, room air conditioner (one is provided in your room), space heater, and other items of similar wattage and amperage.

Note 2:
The following items are not allowed in residence halls: pets (except small aquarium fish), firearms and other weapons, explosives or other hazardous materials (including fireworks), drugs (except those prescribed or approved by a local medical physician), and alcoholic beverages.