Items to Bring
Residence Life

Items You May Want to Bring

  • Clothes for all seasons such as boots, a winter coat, scarf, gloves, and an umbrella.
  • Carpeting. Room sizes vary but a 9-foot by 12-foot rug fits most double rooms in Alumni, Burrstone, North and South Halls. The Bell, Boehlert and Tower Hall singles measure 9 feet, 4 inches by 11 feet, 4 inches and doubles are 11 feet, 4 inches by 17 feet, 4 inches.
  • A UL listed multiple outlet surge protector (or two)
  • A telephone with an extra long cord. On-campus telephone service is provided in every room. Cordless phones may be used, but in a residential environment, others may be listening. If you go cordless, buy one that continuously scrambles the frequency.
  • A cable ready television model that can receive more than 55 stations.
  • A 16- to 24-foot coaxial cord for your TV. All rooms receive FREE cable service.
  • Headphones in case you bring a stereo/television
  • An mp3 player or Ipod
  • Band-Aids
  • A small sewing kit
  • An iron and a small ironing board
  • Sporting goods (baseball glove, tennis racquet, racquetball equipment, etc.)
  • Dishes and cooking utensils that are microwave-safe. There is no need to bring a microwave oven on campus. A community microwave is provided in all residence halls with the exception of Alumni Hall.
  • Dishcloths, dishtowels, dish detergent
  • Desk supplies
  • Stationery, stamps, envelopes, and an address book
  • A calendar with family birthdays highlighted
  • A small refrigerator, no larger than 3 cubic feet (1 per room)
  • Coffee maker with an automatic shut off
  • Bathroom supplies (soap holder and plastic bucket for carrying items to the bathroom).
  • Twin XL-sized (80") bed sheets and at least one pillow
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Hangers for your clothes
  • A laundry basket or bag
  • Board games and playing cards
  • A desktop or laptop computer
  • An electric fan
  • An alarm clock
  • Fun tack, masking tape, or "painter's tape" for hanging posters/pictures
  • A memo board

Summer Housing Form


Scott Nonemaker
Executive Director for Student Living and College Engagement
205 Strebel Student Center

(315) 792-3285
(315) 792-3126 (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502