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 (You can order linen online from the Penn State Bookstore.)
  • Bed risers
  • Bike
  • Cleaning Supplies (cleaner, paper towels)
  • Computer, printer, and cables
  • Desk items (paper, pens/pencils/highlighters, calculator, calendar, scissors, tape, stapler, paperclips)
  • DVD player
  • Fan (portable)
  • 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)
  • 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 (CD player, radio, mp3 player, headphones, etc.)
  • Television
  • Toilet paper
  • Toiletry Items
  • Towels
  • Umbrella

* Posters and photos must be hung with plastic tack.