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Packing List
The residence hall packing list has been pulled directly from the
(items indicated in
bold
text), along with some other recommended items. Select ‘
i
’ to select categories or more details, then start checking things off! Items highlighted in green have been purchased or picked up and ready to be packed.
See list below for items to leave at home.

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Item (See 'i' for more details)
Status
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Bedding
4
Extra blanket
🏠 Have it
Comforter or duvet
🏠 Have it
Sheet set
$ Buy it
Bedding & pillows
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🙏🏼 Borrow it
Bathroom / Shower
7
Washcloths
$ Buy it
Shower shoes
$ Buy it
Shower caddy
🏠 Have it
Bathrobe
🏠 Have it
Bath towels
🏠 Have it
Toiletries
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Blow dryer, curling iron, hair straightener
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Tech
10
Mobile phone
🏠 Have it
Headphones
🏠 Have it
Charging cords, cables, and adapters
🏠 Have it
Alarm clock
🏠 Have it
Television
🏠 Have it
Gaming consoles
🏠 Have it
Radios & stereos
🏠 Have it
Computer, tablet
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Power strip with surge protector
🏠 Have it
Printer
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Health / Personal Care
7
Glasses and contact lens supplies
🏠 Have it
Preferred over-the-counter medications
🏠 Have it
Hand sanitizer
🏠 Have it
Thermometer
🏠 Have it
Tissues
🏠 Have it
Sunscreen
🏠 Have it
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Cleaners
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Cleaning / Laundry
3
Laundry basket/bag
🏠 Have it
Dryer sheets and fabric softener
🏠 Have it
Laundry supplies
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Kitchen / Appliances
6
Reusable bowl, plate, cup/mug, and utensils
🏠 Have it
Reusable food-storage containers
🏠 Have it
Reusable water bottle and travel mug
🏠 Have it
Cookware
(Campus apartments, Poly Canyon, Cerro Vista, only, NOT Residence halls)
🏠 Have it
Water dispenser with built-in filter
🏠 Have it
Small microwave
(check school for more info)
🏠 Have it
Seasonal
4
Winter coat, hat, gloves
🏠 Have it
Waterproof/resistant shoes or boots
🏠 Have it
Sport gear
(see 'i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Umbrella
🏠 Have it
Other
12
Room decor, like area rugs, art, throw pillows
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Yoga mat or other wellness/workout items
🏠 Have it
Bike helmet and headlight
🏠 Have it
Bicycle & U-lock
🏠 Have it
LED desk lamp
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
School supplies
🏠 Have it
Hangers
🏠 Have it
Small desk fan
🏠 Have it
Small personal safe
🏠 Have it
3M adhesive hooks & strips. No nails.
🏠 Have it
Emergency Supply Kit
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Important documents
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it


🏡 What to leave at home
Click dropdown arrow to expand each section to view prohibited items:

𝙓
Prohibited Items in Residence Halls
Air conditioners, space heaters
Coffee makers.
Each residence hall will be equipped with a K-cup coffee maker and electric tea kettle.
Electric skillets, grills, toasters/toaster ovens, rice cookers, slow cookers, steamers, hot plates
Microwaves & mini-fridges.
Microwaves are provided.
Mini-fridges are permitted if approved by the Disability Resource Center.
Extension cords.
Instead, bring a power strip with a surge protector.
Flammables.
This includes candles, incense, gasoline, fireworks and propane.
Barbecues, charcoal, lighter fluid
Halogen lamps, lava lamps
Furniture of any kind.
No need to bring chairs, couches or futons. Rooms come fully furnished. Keep furniture placed away from electrical plugs so that the cords are not sharply bent or pressed.
Plug-in, decorative lighting.
Holiday lights are only permitted if they are LED and battery-powered.
Personal Irons.
Each laundry room will be equipped with ironing boards and irons.
Lofts, bed risers.
Riser kits, blocks and bricks are not permitted. Only furniture provided by University Housing that is designed for lofting may be lofted.
Industrial cleaning solvents
Pets Pets are not permitted
, with the exception of fish in an aquarium not to exceed five gallons per resident or 10 gallons per room.
Weapons
. Air-soft guns, knives, slingshots, stun guns, BB guns, pellet guns, water guns, firearms, bow and arrows, ammunition, explosives or other weapons are prohibited.
Refrigerators, freezer units.
One mini-refrigerator measuring approximately 33” x 18” x 20” with an internal freezer compartment is provided in each residence hall room.
Tobacco, cannabis or smoking products.
Cal Poly is a smoke-free, vape-free, drug-free campus
Storage units taller than 48”.
If you buy a storage bin before move-in, hang onto the receipt just in case you don’t have enough room. San Luis Obispo also has stores where you can pick up items after moving in: Target, Costco, Home Depot and Bed Bath and Beyond, to name a few.


𝙓
Prohibited Items in Campus Apartments
Air conditioners, space heaters
Microwaves & mini-fridges.
Microwaves are provided.
Mini-fridges are permitted if approved by the Disability Resource Center.
Extension cords.
Instead, bring a power strip with a surge protector.
Flammables.
This includes candles, incense, gasoline, fireworks and propane.
Pets Pets are not permitted
, with the exception of fish in an aquarium not to exceed five gallons per resident or 10 gallons per room.
Industrial cleaning solvents
Plug-in, decorative lighting.
Holiday lights are only permitted if they are LED and battery-powered.
Halogen lamps, lava lamps
Personal Irons.
Each laundry room will be equipped with ironing boards and irons.
Furniture of any kind.
No need to bring chairs, couches or futons. Rooms come fully furnished. Keep furniture placed away from electrical plugs so that the cords are not sharply bent or pressed.
Lofts, bed risers.
Riser kits, blocks and bricks are not permitted. Only furniture provided by University Housing that is designed for lofting may be lofted.
Barbecues, charcoal, lighter fluid
Storage units taller than 48”.
If you buy a storage bin before move-in, hang onto the receipt just in case you don’t have enough room. San Luis Obispo also has stores where you can pick up items after moving in: Target, Costco, Home Depot and Bed Bath and Beyond, to name a few.
Weapons
. Air-soft guns, knives, slingshots, stun guns, BB guns, pellet guns, water guns, firearms, bow and arrows, ammunition, explosives or other weapons are prohibited.
Tobacco, cannabis or smoking products.
Cal Poly is a smoke-free, vape-free, drug-free campus



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