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What to Bring

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What to Bring

Your residence hall room will soon become your "home away from home" and we want you to bring whatever items you will need to make it comfortable. Below is a list of suggested items to get you started:

  • Bed Linens (Extra Long Twin) - can be purchased through The WKU Store, if desired
  • Blanket, Comforter
  • Pillows
  • Towels and Washcloths
  • Laundry Supplies (Hamper, Detergent, Dryer Sheets, Quarters/Big Red Dollars)
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Toiletries
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Flashlight
  • Stamps and Envelopes
  • Desk/Study Supplies
  • Umbrella
  • Sewing Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Shower Caddy
  • Shower Shoes
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Broom and Dustpan
  • Posters/Decorations
  • Television
    • Digital Cable Compatibility - You will need to set your turner to scan for channel locations through your television menu. The vast majority of televisions sold since 2006 have a QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation) tuner. We have identified some low end and less expensive models that do not have a QAM tuner and cannot receive a digital signal. The list includes: 

      • Element ELEFW195
      • Element ELEFW328
      • Samsung LN-82651D
      • Sylvania - All Models
      • Westinghouse DWM32H1G1
      • Seiki SE32HY27
      • Hisense TL2020
      • Panasonic TH-50PH9
      • Visio L32HDTV10A
      • RCA LED32B30RQD

What Not to Bring

  • Alcoholic Beverages/Containers
  • Candles/Incense
  • Concrete Blocks
  • Contact Paper
  • Dartboards
  • Electric Grills
  • Firearms/Weapons
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Hot Plates
  • Pets (fish are permitted)
  • Space Heaters
  • Wall and Ceiling Stickers

Need Decorating Ideas?

Decorating your room can make all the difference in making it your own and to make it feel a little more like home! Check out our pinterest boards for some great ideas!

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 Last Modified 3/13/15