What to Bring: A Resident Student Checklist

JWU Denver Res LIfe 170x150Have no idea what to bring to campus? Here is a list of suggestions to get you started. Before you arrive contact your roommate to avoid bringing overlapping items. 

Appliances
Alarm Clock
Extension cord or power strip
Hair dryer
Iron
Lamp (no halogen bulbs)
Radio or stereo
TV/VCR/DVD player (Note: the space for a TV in Presidents Hall will accommodate up to a 19” TV)

Cleaning and Laundry Items
Bathroom cleaning items
Broom
Detergent and fabric softener
Disinfectant
Dryer sheets
Laundry bag
Mop
Shower curtain
Trash bags
Trash basket
Vacuum (Gaebe, Triangolo, and Presidents Halls only)

Desk and Study Items
Calculator
Computer
Ethernet cable
Desk organizer
Dictionary and thesaurus
FunTac (to hang pictures and posters)
Memo pads
Notebooks, highlighters, pencils, pens
Stapler and staples
White-out

Kitchen Items/Supplies
Can opener
Coffee maker with automatic shut-off
Coffee mugs
Cooking pans
Drinking glasses
Plates and silverware

Linen
Bath mat
Blanket
Comforter/bedspread
Mattress pad
Pillow cases
Pillows
Standard twin sheet for Triangolo, Wales and Presidents halls
Twin extra long sheets for Johnson Hall
Full size sheets for Gaebe Hall

Maintenance
Light bulbs
Needle and thread
Scissors
Stapler
Tape

Personal Hygiene
Bathrobe
Brush or comb
Bucket or carrying pail (to carry bathroom items)
Dental floss
Deodorant
Hair care products
Nail file/clippers
Shaving items
Shower curtain
Soap
Tissue
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Towels and washcloths
Toilet paper

Don't forget to bring posters and pictures to decorate your room.

Prohibited Items
Weapons of any kind (including paintball or BB guns), knives larger than 3 inches (knives used for class are acceptable), candles or incense, halogen lights, fireworks, toasters, grills, electric frying pans or anything with open heating elements.

Students living in Johnson Hall, Wales Hall or Presidents Hall have the opportunity to rent microfridges for their rooms. Students usually share the cost ($170.00 per year plus $20.00 cleaning deposit) with their roommates.

If you have any questions, please call the office of Housing & Residential Education at 303-256-9547.