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Cal Poly Mustang Move-in Checklist

How to customize

Easily customize the
recommended by the Cal Poly SLO.
Most items are common to both residence halls (including Sierra Madre, Yosemite, South Mountain, North Mountain Halls and yakʔity uty u.) and campus apartments (Poly Canyon, Cerro Vista), unless otherwise noted.
Customize it by adding your own items and removing any existing items in the list.
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Additional items in the list were curated from other online lists, including:

View the list in different ways

Check, or uncheck the boxes to toggle between a view of:
J
ust
Cal Poly’s recommended packing list (in bold text)
Only
items that still need to be packed, and all items.


How it works


How to customize the packing list

From the
page:
Click the
Add new item
button or the plus sign (’
+
’) to add any item to an existing Category.
Click
‘X
’ to remove items you won’t need.
Click the
Details
button (’
i
’) to add additional notes or update the status or category of any item.
Check things off as
Packed
as you go.


How to use ‘Shopping list’

Bring up the
page to add stores and web (or brick and mortar) addresses where you can source items.
Pro-Tip: If using Chrome,
and use the
(a.k.a. Coda Bookmarker) to automatically clip URLs to the ‘Shopping list’ table while you are browsing.
Check things off as
Bought it
as you go. Items will be highlighted in the Packing list in green, and ready to be packed.
Click the
Details
button (’
i
’) to add additional notes or update the shopping status.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to update the Stores list.


How to use ‘Borrow or share’ list

Bring up the
page to add names of people you can borrow and get second-hand items from or roommates you’ll chip in with for shared items.
Check things off as
Got it
as you go.
Click the
Details
button (’
i
’) to add additional notes or update the borrowing/shared purchase status.


Share and collaborate with others

Go to
to invite people to help you shop or find missing items from your list.
Share this doc with them with
‘Can edit
’ permissions so they can check things off or add additional info about where to find items.

Tip: You can also leave comments/notes for each other. Just hit the details (’
i
’) button to find the
‘Comments’
section.


Customize the packing list by adding and removing your own items. Anything you mark as ‘Buy it’, will be added to your
page. Then, check things off as you go, on your laptop or from your phone!


How to customize the packing list

From the
page:
Click the
Add new item
button or the plus sign (’
+
’) to add any item to an existing Category.
Click
‘X
’ to remove items you won’t need.
Click the
Details
button (’
i
’) to add additional notes or update the status or category of any item.
Check things off as
Packed
as you go.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page if you want to update the Category list.


How to use ‘Shopping list’

Bring up the
page to add more items to your list.
Pro-Tip: If using Chrome,
and use the
(a.k.a. Coda Bookmarker) to automatically clip URLs to the ‘Shopping list’ table while you are browsing.
Check things off as
Bought it
as you go.
Click the
Details
button (’
i
’) to add additional notes or update the shopping status.

How to share your list with others

Go to
Broken link
to invite people to help you shop or find missing items from your list.
Share this doc with them with
‘Can edit
’ permissions so they can check things off or add additional info about where to find items.

Tip: You can also leave comments/notes for each other. Just hit the details (’
i
’) button to find the
‘Comments’
section.


How to use checklists from your phone

Send the URL/link to your doc to your phone browser via email, iMessages, or AirDrop.

From your phone, you can check off items from your packing list, shopping list, or borrow list by swiping any item to the right and tapping the checkmark (✔️).

You can either do this from your desktop browser menu by selecting
File > Share
, or click the
‘Share’
link at the top right, then click
Copy doc link
to email it to yourself.

To add this doc as an ‘app’ on your phone, you can either download the Coda app, or convert the webpage into a tap-able shortcut on one of your home screens:
Want to print your doc?
This is not the way.
Try clicking the ⋯ next to your doc name or using a keyboard shortcut (
CtrlP
) instead.