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Check In Checklist

Checklists for Moving In to your Residence Hall

Note: Many of these steps also apply when changing rooms after check-in

What to Bring: Remember to check policies for your specific dorm.

  • Bedding (standard twin)
  • Mattress Pad
  • Towels
  • Personal Toiletries
  • Clothes
  • Hangers
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Computer
  • Surge-protected powerstrip


  • Vaccuum
  • Ethernet Cable/Hardwire Connector
  • Dorm-sized refridgerator (all residents halls)
  • Microwave (Sierra Towers ONLY)

What NOT to Bring: Remember to check policies for your specific dorm.

  • Extension cords/NON-Surge Protected Outlets or Strips
  • Rice Cookers/Hot Plates/Hot Pots/Hot Water Heaters (Unless there is an automatic shut off)
  • Space Heaters, Halogen Lamps [Anything that generates HEAT]
  • Weapons, Cigarettes, Alcohol, Illegal Drugs, Vapes and Vape Paraphernalia, Drug Paraphernalia of any kind
  • Pets
  • Hoverboards

Check-In Procedures

  • BEFORE ARRIVAL: Pay room deposit at Bursar’s Office OR online through My Campus Portal
  • BEFORE ARRIVAL: Complete Online Residence Hall Application:
  • BEFORE ARRIVAL: Be cleared by the Health Services Office:
  • Complete License & Room/Board Contract
  • Complete Registration Card
  • Complete the Room Condition Report with your RA and turn it in
  • Receive: Room Key

*See the Guide to Residential Life: Policies for more details.