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UC Irvine Move-in Checklist

How to customize list

Add items to your list, add shops & websites to the shopping list, and more.

Easily customize the
recommended by UC Irvine Housing. Scroll down to the bottom of the packing list to view items you should leave at home.

Step 1: Make a copy of this doc, then reset to remove sample statuses

To be able to customize and use the packing list, you’ll need to make a personal copy:
Looks like you've made a copy already
Once you’ve done that, you’ll want to remove statuses before you start checking things off. After you’ve had a chance to take a quick peek at the
(to see how it works), click this button:
Reset doc

Step 2: Customize the packing list the way you want

Customize the
by adding new items, choosing a category, and any other related notes.

To add and remove items from the packing list:
Click the
Add new item
button or the plus sign (’
’) to add any item to an existing
. Click
’ to remove items you won’t need.
Click the
button (’
’) to add additional notes or update the status or category of any item.

Not sure how to customize the list? Check the FAQs below for more ideas from other lists.

Step 3: Review everything in the packing list to find out what you still need

Head to the
page to review each item and mark their
in one of three ways:
Have it
Buy it
Borrow it
Not sure? Just leave it ‘
At least you’ll know that you’ve reviewed the item already. Again, if you don’t need the item, just click the ‘
’ to remove it from the packing list.

Once an items is packed, mark it as
. To view all the items that still need to be packed, check the
Click to view only unpacked items

Step 4: Review the Shopping list for items you’ll need to buy

Anything you marked as ‘
Buy it
’ on the Packing list page will appear in the
Go to the
page to add Stores and URLs of items you found online you’re interested in
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
once you’ve ordered or picked up items. Items will be highlighted in the
Packing list
in green to let you know it’s ready to be packed.
Click the
button (’
’) to add additional notes, add order numbers, expected delivery or pickup dates, or any other shopping notes. If sharing this doc to
, then invite them via email by share this doc with them by clicking the dropdown list in the
column, then selecting
People not in doc
, and scroll down and select
Invite person
. You’ll share the doc with them with ‘Can edit’ permissions.
Pro-Tip: Once you’ve shared it with other, you can leave comments/notes in the Details section of each item for each other. Just hit the details (’
’) button to find the

Step 5: Add contact info for items you’ll borrow or share with others

Go to the
and add the names of people you can borrow or get second-hand items from, or roommates you can share purchases with.
Got it
once you’ve picked up the items or your roommate has confirmed they’ll bring an item. Items will be highlighted in the
Packing list
in green to let you know it’s ready to be packed.


What if I don’t see my favorite stores in the Shopping List?

How can I view the checklists from my phone?

How can I get to the checklist more quickly from my phone?

Why are some items in the list colored?

Where can I find examples of other move-in lists?

Where else can I find more packing lists?

If you’re looking for a more basic checklist, check out the
. For the generic version of this list to share with others, see the

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