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What to Bring


Let the fun begin! Decorating your residence hall room allows you to showcase your style and personality in your new home. You have the opportunity to transform your room into a cozy, comfortable home by adding personal items such as posters, carpeting and plants. For a list of the furniture provided in the rooms, visit our residence hall page and click on your assigned hall.

The list below contains items that are allowed in your room and some that should be left at home. Be sure to consult your roommate to avoid duplication. Residents in certain halls are allowed to loft beds. If needed, kits can be leased through the Residence Hall Association

What to Bring What to Leave at Home
Television / DVD Player Microwave
Stereo / CD Player / Radio Blender
Desk Lamp / Alarm Clock / Wastebasket / Fan Hot Plates
Coffee Pot / *Mini-Refrigerator Crock Pot
Towels / Sheets / Blanket / Pillow Toaster
Shower Caddy / Shower Shoes Electric Grill
Toiletries / Hangers / Laundry Bag / Hair Dryer George Foreman Grill
Personal Computer / Printer Weapons / Facsimiles of Weapons
Coaxial Cable / Ethernet Cord Candles / Incense
Pictures / Posters / Art / Double-Sided Foam Tape Alcohol / Alcohol Containers
School Supplies Pets (only fish; no larger than a 10 gallon aquarium)
***Area Rug Prescription Drugs not prescribed to you
Extension Cord Wireless Router
Surge Protector Portable air conditioning units
Iron

*Each hall has a full-size refrigerator in the community kitchen. One small, personal sized (up to 4.5 cubic feet) refrigerator is allowed in each residence hall bedroom.  Blanco residents are allowed one extra compact (up to 2.5 cubic feet) refrigerator in rooms assigned with three (3) residents.

**Residents are strongly encouraged to set up and maintain a phone line in their room. You will need to bring your own telephone.

***Blanco, San Jacinto and San Marcos Halls feature carpet in their rooms. If you are assigned to a different hall, consider bringing an area rug or carpet remnant to cover the tile floor. 

Residents are not permitted to mount a television on the wall.