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Things to Bring

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 or (518) 454-5295.

  • Standard twin size bedding (2 sets)
  • Pillows
  • Necessary medication
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave* First Year Students ONLY
  • Sports equipment
  • Alarm clock/clock radio
  • Stereo
  • Throw rug
  • 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, halogen, or octopus-style)
  • Vacuum
  • Light bulbs (not torchiere; perhaps try for CFL)
  • Message or memo board
  • Freestanding bookshelf
  • One-cup coffee maker with an automatic shut-off and without an exposed base heating element
  • Desk lamp (we recommend one with an LED bulb; the lamp may not be a torchiere or halogen)

Things to Leave at Home

The College recognizes that students need to feel comfortable living on campus and that students will want to bring personal belongings from home to facilitate that. However, for safety reasons, there are some items that the College cannot let students have in their room. Although not an exhaustive list, the following items are prohibited from the residence halls:

  • Air conditioners
  • Bed risers
  • Candles
  • Cinder blocks
  • Curtains
  • Empty alcohol containers
  • Extension cords
  • Flags
  • “Gel Wall Stickers”
  • Halogen lamps or Torchieres
  • Heat Producing Cooking Appliances
  • Electric coils
  • Electric percolators
  • George Foreman grills
  • Hot plates or burners
  • Hot pots
  • Microwaves* Upperclass Students Only
  • Toaster/toaster ovens
  • Any other heat producing appliances
  • Incense
  • Lava lamps
  • Loft kits
  • Non-College Provided Heaters
  • Potpourri burners
  • Sunlamps
  • Tapestries
  • Wax burners