We want you to be able to personalize your room and make it to be your home away from home. The following list includes items you may want to consider bringing to campus – these are all things that other students have told us they have used or wished they had with them. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at reslife@strose.edu or (518)454-5295.

  • Standard twin size bedding (2 sets)
  • Pillows
  • Necessary medication
  • Refrigerator (Link to Refrigerators and Microwaves)
  • Microwave (Link to Refrigerators and Microwaves)
  • Sports equipment
  • Alarm clock/clock radio
  • Stereo
  • Throw rug
  • Desk lamp (not torchiere)
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Screwdriver
  • Clothes hangers
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Tissues
  • Markers
  • Pictures
  • Stamps
  • Key chain
  • Umbrella
  • Posters
  • Stapler
  • Address book
  • Surge protector and/or multi-power strip with circuit breaker (UL rated only)
  • Fan
  • Camera
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Shower caddy
  • Shower shoes
  • Laundry basket
  • Laundry drying rack
  • Laundry detergent
  • Towels
  • Wash cloths
  • Waste basket (Recycling Bins provided)Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Dishes
  • Dish soap
  • Sewing kit
  • Crates for storage
  • Floor lamp (not torchiere)
  • Vacuum
  • Light bulbs (not torchiere; perhaps try for CFL)
  • Message or memo board
  • Freestanding bookshelf
  • Coffee Pot – Direct to Travel Mug type