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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/DVD Player/Gaming Console - Game consoles must be registered through WKU Resnet before online game-play. Learn more
  • Cable Cord
  • Computer
  • Ethernet Cord - wifi is available, the Ethernet cord can give you a faster internet speed
  • Stereo
  • Backpack
  • Desk Lamp
  • Cooking/Eating Utensils/Pots/Pans
  • Refrigerator (5 cubic feet or less) - can be purchased through The WKU Store, if desired
  • Microwave (1,000 watts or less) - can be purchased through The WKU Store, if desired
  • Coffee Maker
  • Stackable Crates
  • Photos of friends and family
  • Rug

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 9/24/14