Video: State of the University

The State of the University address, given by President Kevin M. Ross on Wednesday, is available for viewing on demand.

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Things to bring

luggage

What to wear

  • Raincoat
  • Sweatshirt
  • Sportswear
  • Beachwear
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes for class
  • Select wardrobe (closet space is limited)
  • Tennis shoes
  • Flip flops
  • Shower shoes
  • Slippers
  • One professional outfit
  • One semi-formal outfit

Stuff for your room

  • Sheets (extra long twin)
  • Blanket/bedspread
  • Pillows/pillowcases
  • Mattress pad
  • Bed risers
  • Towels
  • Storage boxes
  • Dry erase board for dorm door
  • Sewing kit
  • First aid kit (aspirin/Neosporin/ cough syrup)
  • Glasses/ eating utensils
  • Power strip
  • Hangers
  • Umbrella
  • Posters/wall decorations
  • Desk lamp (non halogen)
  • Alarm clock

Keep it clean

  • All purpose cleaner
  • Dust buster
  • Trash bags
  • Trash can
  • Laundry detergent
  • Drying rack
  • Laundry hamper
  • Automatic shut off iron
  • Mini ironing board
  • personal toiletries
  • Shower caddy

Stuff for school

  • Calculator
  • Study supplies (pens/pencils)
  • Dictionary/thesaurus
  • Book bag
  • Day planner
  • Note books
  • Binders
  • USB

Good things to have

  • Microwave (no larger than 700 watts)
  • Camera
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • iPod/MP3 Player
  • Personal computer/laptop
  • Small refrigerator (no larger than 3.5 cubic feet)
  • Sports equipment (bicycle/skateboard/surfboard/soccer ball/tennis racquet)
  • Flashlight
  • Can opener

Do not bring

  • Cooking appliances (hot pots/ coffee makers/toaster/toaster oven/ Foreman Grill)
  • Extension cord
  • Decorative alcohol bottles
  • Candles (for decoration of otherwise)
  • Pets (except for fish)
  • Weapons (knives/firearms)
  • Safe (each resident is assigned a personal safe)