What To Pack

  • Address book, stamps, stationery
  • Alarm clock
  • Backpack
  • Baskets for toiletries and storage
  • Bed Linen: sheets (extra-long twin), mattress pad (extra-long twin), bedspread/blanket, and pillow
  • Bed risers
  • Bike
  • Cleaning supplies (cleaner, paper towels)
  • Clothing (bathrobe)
  • Computer, printer, and cables
  • Desk items (pens/pencils/highlighters, paper, calculator, calendar, tape, scissors, stapler, paperclips)
  • DVD player
  • Financial items (checking/savings account, credit/debit card, health insurance card, Social Security card, driver's license or photo ID)
  • First-Aid kit (band aids, cotton balls, cotton swabs, cold/cough medicine, aspirin)
  • Food items (can opener, bottled beverages, coffee maker with automatic shutoff, one set of silverware/plates/
    bowls/glasses, condiments, snacks, napkins, dish detergent/towels)
  • Games (cards, board games)
  • Hangers
  • Laundry basket/bag, detergent, iron
  • Padlocks (desk, laptop, and bike)
  • Room decorations*
  • Sewing kit/safety pins
  • Snow shovel to store in your car
  • Stereo system (stereo, radio, mp3 player, headphones, etc.)
  • Television
  • Toiletry Items
  • Towels
  • Umbrella

* Posters and photos must be hung with plastic tack. Penn State highly recommends that you purchase and utilize appliances and products that are Energy Star rated. Additional information and product specifications are available at the Energy Star web site.