What things should I bring for my room?

Students have found these items useful:*

  • Toiletries and carrying container
  • Personal items, including shower shoes and first aid kit
  • Cleaning items
  • Laundry basket
  • Detergent (he) high efficiency detergent only, no washer sheets
  • Desk lamp
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Clothes hangers
  • Alarm clock
  • Can opener
  • Needle, thread, scissors
  • Personal computer
  • Dishes, mugs, silverware
  • Sheets and blankets
  • Pillow and pillowcase
  • Radio, stereo, MP3, I-Pod, DVD
  • TV (must contain a Clear QAM digital tuner)
  • Surge Protector for any appliances used
  • Mini-Refrigerator (no more than 3.2 cubic feet only one per double occupancy room)
  • Microwave (no more than 800 watts, only one per double occupancy room)
  • Umbrella

* To avoid bringing duplicate items, you may wish to confer with your roommate.


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Towers Complex 102
Office of Residence Life
One University Plaza, MS 0055
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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