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Packing List
This University Residences packing list is 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! See list below for items to leave at home.

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Bedding
5
Pillow, bed linens and blanket (not electric) for a regular twin bed - 36" x 78"
🙏🏼 Borrow it
Pillow cases
🏠 Have it
Comforter or duvet
🏠 Have it
Sheet set
🏠 Have it
Mattress pad/topper
🏠 Have it
Bathroom / Shower
5
Shower shoes
🏠 Have it
Shower caddy
🏠 Have it
Bathrobe
$ Buy it
Toiletries
🏠 Have it
Towels and wash cloths
🏠 Have it
Tech
7
Computer, laptop, tablet
🏠 Have it
Mobile phone
🏠 Have it
Headphones
🏠 Have it
Charging cords, cables, and adapters
🏠 Have it
Gaming console
🏠 Have it
UL-listed extension cords/surge protectors
🏠 Have it
Alarm clock
🏠 Have it
Health / Personal Care
10
Personal prescriptions
🏠 Have it
Glasses and contact lens supplies
🏠 Have it
Preferred over-the-counter medications
🏠 Have it
Reusable face coverings/masks
🏠 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
First aid kit
🏠 Have it
Cleaning / Laundry
5
Laundry basket
🏠 Have it
Dryer sheets and fabric softener
🏠 Have it
Clothes hangers
🏠 Have it
Clothes iron, ironing board/mat
🏠 Have it
Cleaning supplies
🏠 Have it
Kitchen / Appliances
3
Reusable bowl, plate, cup/mug, and utensils
🏠 Have it
Reusable food-storage containers
🏠 Have it
Reusable water bottle and travel mug
🏠 Have it
Seasonal
5
Winter coat, hat, gloves
🏠 Have it
Wool socks
🏠 Have it
Waterproof/resistant shoes or boots
🏠 Have it
Sport gear
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Umbrella
🏠 Have it
Other
10
Academic supplies (backpack, pens, highlighters, notebooks, etc.)
🏠 Have it
Photo ID, U Card, credit/debit card, insurance cards, emergency contact information
🏠 Have it
Room decor, like area rugs, art, throw pillows
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Board games, books, or other entertainment
🏠 Have it
Yoga mat or other wellness/workout items
🏠 Have it
Bike, helmet, headlight, and U bike lock
🏠 Have it
Fan
🏠 Have it
Flashlight
🏠 Have it
🏠 Have it
🏠 Have it


🏡 What to leave at home

Provided by University Residences
• Bed
• Mattress
• Curtains (that must stay in place)
• Desk with lamp
• Dresser
• Trash can
• Smoke detector
• Closet and drawer space
• All utilities
• Internet outlets


𝙓
Prohibited Items in Residence Halls
Candles, incense or anything else you would burn (also see Purdue Fire Department info on
)
Electric bed warmers
Empty alcohol bottles for decoration
Fireworks
Grills
Halogen lamps
Hoverboards
Paintball guns
Pets (except small fish)
Portable AC units
Toaster ovens or any cooking equipment other than a hot pot or a small microwave oven
(for undergraduate residence halls -
)



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