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What to Bring

Suggested Items to Bring

Cookware Personal Cleaning Miscellaneous Linens
dishes soap mop alarm clock extra long sheets
silverware shampoo mop bucket laundry detergent blankets
food containers toothbrush various cleaners laundry basket pillows
chip clips toothpaste vacuum hangers bed spread
mugs/cups hair necessities dust pan posters bath towels
toilet paper broom backpack wash cloths
hygienic supplies dust cloths sporting equipment dish towels
trash can shower curtain * pot holders
garbage bags phone *
dishwashing soap iron/ironing board *
(tv, stereo, vcr, etc)

* Double check with your roommate to see if he/she is planning to bring these as well

The SIUE Residence Housing Association has partnered with Residence Hall Linens to provide students and families with a convenient, affordable way to ensure you have sheets that will fit the extra-long mattresses in our residence halls and Cougar Village. Linens are delivered to your home during the summer. Please visit the RHL website for more information and to place an order.

What NOT to Bring

  • full sized refrigerators (only units up to 5.0 cu.ft.)
  • pets (other than fish in an aquarium)
  • firearms or explosive devices
  • controlled substances
  • alcohol containers empty or full
  • candles with wicks intact/incense
  • ceiling fans
  • cooking appliances with open elements (i.e.-hot plates, toasters, toaster ovens, Foreman Grills)
  • single and multiple use extension cords (must be U.L. approved outlet strip with fuse or breaker)
  • microwaves (one is provided on each wing of the Residence Halls)
  • halogen lamps or desk lamps with a halogen bulb
  • high volume squirt guns (e.g. "Super Soakers")
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