What To Bring To Your Student Apartment

The items listed below are not an exhausted list, but things to consider when moving into the student apartments. Please note, whatever “extra” furniture is brought into the unit MUST be taken out when student moves-out. Additionally, all University provided furniture MUST remain in each unit.

Bedding

  • Bedbug-protecting mattress cover
  • Comforter/Blanket
  • Foam topper
  • Mattress pad
  • Sheet Sets
  • Pillowcases
  • Pillows

Room

  • Additional seating (beanbag chair, folding chair, comfy chair, etc.)
  • Adhesive hooks and strips (that come off cleanly)
  • Alarm clock
  • Area rug
  • Bulletin board and/or dry erase board
  • Closet organizer
  • Floor lamp
  • Full-length mirror
  • Futon
  • Hangers
  • Photos
  • Push pins/magnets/whiteboard markers
  • Trashcan
  • Under bed storage
  • Laundry
  • Bleach
  • Drying rack
  • Fabric softener
  • Garment bag
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Laundry detergent
  • Laundry hamper or bag
  • Lint brush
  • Portable stain remover pen
  • Sewing kit
  • Stain remover
  • Desk/School Supplies
  • Backpack or tote bag
  • Binder clips
  • Binders
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Desk lamp
  • Desk organizer
  • Envelopes
  • Erasers
  • File folder for important documents
  • Folders
  • Glue
  • Highlighters
  • Hole punch
  • Index cards
  • Journal
  • Laptop fan/stand
  • Leisure books
  • Notebook paper
  • Notebooks
  • Notepads
  • Paper clips
  • Pencil case
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Pencils
  • Pens/colored pens
  • Planner
  • Portfolio/portfolio case for interviews
  • Post-it notes
  • Rubber bands
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Stamps
  • Staple remover
  • Stapler
  • Staples
  • Tape
  • Textbooks
  • Three-hole punch
  • Wite-Out

Kitchen Supplies

  • Blender
  • Bottle opener
  • Broom
  • Can opener
  • Chip clips
  • Coffee maker
  • Dish towels
  • Dishes (bowls, plates, cups)
  • Dishwashing soap
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Duster
  • Dustpan
  • Hand soap
  • Vacuum ** Highly encouraged if living at AVA Van Ness**
  • Mugs
  • Oven mitt
  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic wrap
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sealable plastic bags
  • Sponges
  • Swiffer
  • Tinfoil
  • Toaster
  • Trash bags
  • Travel mug
  • Tupperware
  • Utensils
  • Water filter pitcher

Tech

  • Batteries
  • Camera
  • Chargers (phone, laptop, camera, etc.)
  • DVD player
  • DVDs
  • E-reader
  • Extension cords
  • External hard drive
  • Flash drives
  • HDMI cable
  • Headphones and spare headphones
  • iPod/MP3 player
  • Keyboard
  • Lap desk
  • Laptop
  • Laptop Case
  • Portable phone charger
  • Printer
  • Printer ink
  • Printer paper
  • Recording device for lectures
  • Router
  • SD card for camera
  • Spare cables
  • Surge protectors
  • Tablet
  • TV
  • TV stand
  • Video game consoles
  • Video games
  • Wireless mouse

Bathroom

  • Air freshener
  • Bath towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom cleaning supplies (i.e., drain cleaner, glass cleaner, rubber gloves, shower cleaner, sponges, toilet brush, toilet cleaner)
  • Bathroom rug
  • Hand towels
  • Loofah
  • Shower caddy
  • Shower cap
  • Shower curtain and rings
  • Shower mat
  • Shower organizer
  • Shower shoes
  • Washcloths
  • Toiletries
  • Products
  • Antibacterial gel
  • Bar soap
  • Body wash
  • Conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Eye cream
  • Face wash
  • Hair gel
  • Hair mousse
  • Hairspray
  • Lip balm
  • Lotion
  • Makeup
  • Makeup remover
  • Moisturizer
  • Mouthwash
  • Nail polish
  • Nail polish remover
  • Shampoo
  • Shaving Cream
  • Sunscreen
  • Toothpaste

Supplies

  • Blow dryer
  • Bobby pins
  • Comb
  • Contacts, solution, and case
  • Cotton balls
  • Cotton swabs
  • Curling iron
  • Diffusers
  • Eyeglass cleaner
  • Eyeglasses and case
  • Floss
  • Hair clips
  • Hair curlers
  • Hair straightener
  • Hair ties
  • Hairbrush
  • Hand mirror
  • Headbands
  • Nail clippers
  • Nail files
  • Razor
  • Round brush
  • Sunglasses
  • Sweatbands
  • Tampons and pads
  • Tissues
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Tweezers

Clothing

  • Athletic sneakers
  • Bathing suits
  • Belts
  • Bras
  • Boots
  • Casual dresses
  • Casual shoes
  • Coat
  • Dress tape
  • Everyday purse
  • Flats
  • Flip-flops
  • Formal clutch
  • Formal dress
  • Gloves
  • Gym bag
  • Hats
  • Heels
  • Jeans
  • Jackets
  • Jewelry
  • Leggings
  • Long-sleeve shirts
  • Pajamas
  • Pants
  • Professional clothing (dress, dress pants, button-down shirts, skirts, blazers, shoes, purse)
  • Rain boots
  • Raincoat
  • Regular boots
  • Scarves
  • Semi-formal dresses
  • Short-sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Slippers
  • Snow boots
  • Socks
  • Spanx
  • Sports bras
  • Sweaters
  • Sweatpants
  • Sweatshirts
  • T-shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Tights
  • Underwear
  • Watch
  • Winter coat
  • Workout clothes
  • Wristlet
  • Yoga pants

Documents

  • Bank documents
  • Car registration and insurance information
  • Checks
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Copy of Social Security card
  • Credit card
  • Debit card
  • Driver’s license
  • Emergency contact list
  • Enrollment documents
  • Financial aid documents
  • Health/dental insurance cards
  • Passport
  • Product warranties
  • Renters insurance
  • Student ID

Medical

  • Allergy medicine
  • Aloe lotion
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Bandages
  • Birth control
  • Blister bandages
  • Cold and flu medicine
  • Condoms
  • Cortisone cream
  • Decongestant
  • Eye drops
  • First aid kit
  • Hot and cold packs
  • Humidifier
  • Insect repellent
  • Multivitamins
  • Over-the-counter pain medication
  • Prescription medicine
  • Prescription refill information
  • Retainer/mouth guard
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Supplements (iron pills, etc.)
  • Thermometer
  • Thermometer covers
  • Throat drops/lozenges
  • Throat spray
  • Upset stomach medication
  • Vaseline

Misc.

  • Art supplies
  • Beach towel
  • Bike
  • Bike helmet
  • Bike lock
  • Board games
  • Duct tape
  • Earplugs
  • Fan
  • Flashlight
  • Lightbulbs
  • Luggage tags
  • Playing cards
  • Religious materials
  • Safety pins
  • Sleep mask
  • Suitcase
  • Tool kit
  • Travel bags/travel organizer for toiletries
  • Umbrella
  • Vacuum
  • Weekend bag
  • Yoga mat