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Move-In

We understand you want to start planning your move to Texas State this Fall!
Check this page throughout the summer as we update it with move-in details such as dates, times, directions, and more!

Move-In Dates Coming Soon

Decorating your room is one of the best things about living on campus. Review the list below for items that are allowed in your room and some that should be left at home. Consult with your roommate to help coordinate who brings what.

We encourage you to bring a small hand cart, dolly, or other moving equipment for assistance on move-in day.

What to Bring

  • Cleaning products
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Thermometer
  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Cell phone and charger
  • Personal computer and charger
  • Alarm clock
  • Surge protection extension cords
  • Backpack or book bag
  • School supplies
  • Thumbtacks, push pins, and wall putty
  • Rubber mallet (if lofting your bed)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • High Efficiency (HE) laundry detergent
  • Laundry bag
  • Bedding
  • Hangers
  • Closet organizers
  • Bath towels, hand towels, washcloths
  • Toiletries
  • Shower caddy
  • Shower shoes

What NOT to Bring

  • Large furniture (i.e. couches, futons, etc.)
  • Hot plates
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Slow cooker
  • Pressure cooker
  • Sandwich makers
  • Electric grill
  • Weapons
  • Candles
  • Alcohol
  • Pets1
  • Wireless router
  • Portable AC units
  • Hoverboard
  • Command strips2

1Only fish are allowed and in no larger than a 10-gallon tank.

2Command strips are not allowed on the walls as it can damage the paint. The use of command strips may result in damage fees. Only thumbtacks, push pins, and wall putty is allowed for hanging decorations.

Updates to our refrigerator and microwave policy coming soon!