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Dorm Essentials

It can be difficult deciding what to bring with you to college, and what to leave at home. To help you get organized, we have created a list of dorm living essentials. 

  • Sheets (at least two for an extra-long twin bed – 36″X80″; limited number of full-size beds available for married and single parents)
  • Pillow
  • Pillow cases
  • Blankets
  • Towels (bath and hand)
  • Wash cloths
  • Hand Soap, Bath Soap & Shampoo
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Cups, Bowls, Plates, Utensils (for light meals, e.g. soup, microwave dinners, etc.)
  • Cleaning Supplies (floor cleaner, countertop cleaner, oven cleaner, scrubbers, etc.)
  • Vacuum Cleaner, Mop, Water Bucket, Broom, Dustpan – residents are responsible for cleaning!!
  • Shower Curtain, Bathroom Rugs, Toilet Paper (Mote Hall and Apartments)
  • Microwave or mini-fridge, if desired

Students Living in Apartments (in addition to the above):

  • Dish Soap, Dish Towels & Dish Drainer
  • Cups/glasses
  • Plates, Bowls
  • Silverware
  • Napkins
  • Pots and Pans
  • Can Opener
  • Sharp Knife(s) & Cutting Board
  • Basic Food Items Depending on Preferences
  • Shower Curtain

The following items are not allowed in CWC Housing facilities and should be left at home:

  • Hotplates
  • Microwave or broiler ovens
  • Barbeque Grills of any kind
  • Candles
  • Electronic potpourri pots (Scentsy’s)
  • Electric blankets
  • Electric frying pans/griddles
  • Hoverboards
  • Space heaters

***For a full list of prohibited items, please refer to the Housing Contract/Handbook or call the Housing Office***