WHAT TO BRING

 



Each residence hall room has two single beds, two desks, and two chairs. Most rooms have built-in dressers, but some have movable dressers. Some suggested items to bring for new students include:

 

 

 

Kitchen Needs
Individual set of dishes and silverware
Food storage containers
Ziploc Bags
Can/bottle opener
Chip clips
Room Needs/Storage
Bedside lamp
Alarm clock/clock radio
Trash can
Storage containers
Desk lamp
Fan
Adhesive hooks, tacky adhesive, and mounting tape
Bulletin board and push pins
Dry erase wall calendar/board
Toolkit
Electronics
Computer and printer
Phone cord/Ethernet cord for computer
Headphones
Surge protector
Extension cords
Phone (Check with roommate(s) to avoid duplication.) It should be cordless, with multiple message boxes in the answering machine, unless you're using voice-mail.
IPOD/Music device
Linens/Laundry Supplies
Sheets and pillowcases
Towels (bath, hand, and face)
Pillows
Mattress pad
Blankets
Comforter and/or duvet cover
Clothes hangers (wire takes up less space, plastic are easier on your clothes)
Laundry bag/basket
Laundry marking pen
Laundry stain remover
Roll(s) of quarters
Lint brush
Sewing kit
Toiletries/Misc
Over the counter medications such as: ibuprofen, aspirin, antacids, etc...
Vitamin C
Neosporin®
Band-Aid® bandages
Cough drops
Shower tote
Shampoo & conditioner
Hair-styling products
Body wash
Toothpaste and toothbrush
Dental floss & mouthwash
Comb/brush
Tweezers
Nail clippers
Hair dryer
Razor and shaving cream
Lotion and/or facial moisturizer
Q-tips®
Office/Desk Supplies
Memory Sticks
Phone/address book
WBU will provide student handbook/planner
Stapler and staples
Printer paper
Pens and pencils
Pencil holder and sharpener
Notebooks
Pocket folders
Labels of various sizes
3 x 5 cards
Post-it® notes
Paper clips
Rubber bands
Scissors
Highlighter pens (multiple colors)
Ruler
desk trays
Dictionary and thesaurus
Stamps/envelopes
Clothing Guidelines
Be aware that Plainview weather can change rapidly and that you will want to be prepared for all seasons: Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring.
Miscellaneous (many of these things can be purchased upon arrival)
Paper towels
Trash bags
Light bulbs (only if you bring your own lamp)
All-purpose cleaner
Laundry detergent (tablets are easiest to manage)
Fabric softener (sheets are easiest to manage)
Dish soap
Wet wipes
Tissues
Shared Items (Check with roommate(s) to avoid duplication.)
Audio equipment
TV/DVD player
Coffee maker/hot pot
Microwave/toaster oven
Small refrigerator
Area rug
Wall decor