UCLA Move-in Checklist

A comprehensive checklist to track everything you need to bring or buy for on-campus housing.
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This residence hall packing list was pulled directly from UCLA On-campus Housing page (items marked in
bold
text), along with additional items from other top online lists.
Feel free to customize it
Scroll down to see prohibited items.
Items highlighted in green have been purchased or picked up, and ready to be packed.
Items that appear in
green text
are recommended as sustainable alternatives.


Packing List
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unpacked items

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Category Group
Item (See 'i' for more details)
Status
Packed
Details
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Bedding
Pillows
🏠 Have it
Pillow cases
🏠 Have it
Extra blanket
🙏🏼 Borrow it
Comforter or duvet
$ Buy it
Sheet set (extra long twin bed 36” x 80”)
$ Buy it
Mattress pad/topper (extra long twin bed 36” x 80”)
$ Buy it
Mattress protector (extra long twin bed 36” x 80”)
🏠 Have it
Bathroom / Shower
Towels
🏠 Have it
Washcloths
🏠 Have it
Bathrobe
🏠 Have it
Shower shoes
🏠 Have it
Shower caddy
🏠 Have it
Toiletries
🏠 Have it
Hairdryer and other styling tools
🏠 Have it
Biodegradable soap
🏠 Have it
Organic shampoo & conditioner
🏠 Have it
Organic or bamboo towels
🏠 Have it
Bath mat
🏠 Have it
Soap, shampoo
🏠 Have it
Tech
Computer, laptop, tablet
🏠 Have it
Mobile phone
🏠 Have it
Headphones
🏠 Have it
Charging cords, cables, and adapters
🏠 Have it
Gaming console
🏠 Have it
Power strip / surge protectors
🏠 Have it
Alarm clock
🏠 Have it
Smart powerstrip
🏠 Have it
Cable clips / organizers
🏠 Have it
Laptop lock
🏠 Have it
Portable charger for phone
🏠 Have it
Portable bluetooth speaker
🏠 Have it
Flashlight
🏠 Have it
Extra batteries for electronics
🏠 Have it
Printer
🏠 Have it
Cleaning / Laundry
Laundry basket/pop-up hamper
🏠 Have it
Laundry detergent (check school for policies)
🏠 Have it
Clothes hangers
🏠 Have it
Clothes iron, ironing board/mat
🏠 Have it
Cleaning supplies
🏠 Have it
Trash bags
🏠 Have it
Biodegradable laundry detergent
🏠 Have it
Biodegradable all-purpose cleaner
🏠 Have it
Recycled content paper towels
🏠 Have it
Foldable drying rack
🏠 Have it
Mini-vaccuum
🏠 Have it
Kitchen / Appliances
Reusable bowl, plate, cup/mug, and utensils
🏠 Have it
Reusable food-storage containers
🏠 Have it
Reusable water bottle and travel mug
🏠 Have it
A micro-fridge - a combo microwave and mini fridge (click ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Seasonal
Umbrella
🏠 Have it
Winter coat, hat, gloves
🏠 Have it
Waterproof/resistant shoes or boots
🏠 Have it
Sport gear
(see ‘i’ for more details)
🏠 Have it
Other
Academic supplies (backpack, pens, highlighters, notebooks, etc.)
🏠 Have it
Photo ID, U Card, credit/debit card, insurance cards, emergency contact information
🏠 Have it
Desk / bedside lamps with non-halogen light bulbs
🏠 Have it
Fan (for air circulation and white noise)
🏠 Have it
Room decor: 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
Reusable shopping bags
🏠 Have it
Recycled-content notebooks
🏠 Have it
Over-door mirrors
🏠 Have it
Storage cart/bins
🏠 Have it
Wall-safe adhesives
🏠 Have it
Door stop
🏠 Have it
Dry erase board
🏠 Have it
Desk or paper organizers
🏠 Have it
Lap desk for laptop or tablet
🏠 Have it
Step stool
🏠 Have it
Odor eliminator
🏠 Have it
Under-bed storage
🏠 Have it
Health / Personal Care



Items that students typically leave at home:
Provided Items
bed
desk
desk chair
storage space

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Prohibited Items
Due to fire insurance and health and safety requirements, the following items are not allowed in rooms or buildings:
halogen lamps
coffee makers
hot water dispensers
toasters
toaster ovens
freestanding microwaves
Due to limited electrical capacity a separate microwave is not allowed.
an appliance with open coils
candles/incense
gas stoves
barbecues/grills
any flammable materials
electric space heaters
air conditioning units
hoverboards
waterbeds
materials to make lofted beds
dartboards
firearms/weapons
pets or animals
Students may not bring or maintain pets or animals of any kind in the residence halls. Fish are an exception, but the tank must not exceed 10 gallons.



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