Packing List

Packing List

Packing List...

As you prepare to pack for the trip to campus, please review the following list for important information about what to bring, and things that are prohibited. Also, be sure to check with your roommates about items you may share!  

Yes! You'll need these items. Maybe...
  • Lamp or freestanding light
  • Power strips with built-in circuit breakers for electronics 
  • Blankets, pillows & sheets for an extra long twin bed.
  • Cleaning supplies.
  • Headphones
  • Clothes hangers
  • Towels & washcloths
  • Personal toiletries
  • Prescription medications
  • Laundry mesh bag, soap, etc.
  • Wastebasket, recycling container
  • Emergency kit (band-aids, flashlight, AM/FM radio, batteries, etc.)
  • Alarm clock
  • TV with QAM digital tuner
  • Area rug
  • Kuerig-style drink maker
  • Curtains. Must be labeled NFPA 701 compliant or treated with a compliant fire retardant spray.
  • Quarters for laundry
  • Posters or plants to decorate
  • Blue painter’s tape for hanging posters
  • Fish in a 10-gallon or smaller aquarium.

No Way! Prohibited Items

The items listed below are prohibited and should not be brought to your room. Staff and the New Jersey Fire Marshall conduct regular health and safety/fire safety inspections. Students found with prohibited items are subject to disciplinary action.

  • Alcohol - unless you and all of your roommates are over 21!
  • Illegal drugs. Marijuana remains unlawful and prohibited on campus due to federal laws
  • Amplified instruments
  • Candles, lanterns, oil lamps
  • Dartboards
  • Extension cords and multi-plug adapters
  • Gas or charcoal grills
  • Hoverboards
  • Space heaters
  • Firearms, knives, or other weapons of any kind.
  • Paint-ball, air, or BB guns
  • Fireworks
  • String Lights affixed to the wall with adhesive tape.
  • Curtains, flags or tapestries that do not have documentation of NFPA 701 fire retardant.
No, but there are alternatives...  Alternatives
  • Air conditioner
  • Extension cords
  • Nails, screws, double stick tape
  • Pets (except approved service and support animals)

• Electric fan
• Power strip with surge protector • Grey poster putty
• Fish in 10-gallon aquarium

 Be sure to check any appliances or cookware you bring for your kitchen.
  • Remove all plastic and wrapping.
  • Review and follow the directions for proper use.
  • Avoid cooking methods and any appliances that create smoke. These will cause FIRE ALARMS!


 Review our extended list of prohibited items under our Student Housing Policies