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Residence Life Checklist

Confused about to bring to campus? We've got you covered with the lists below. If you have additional questions, do not hesitant to contact reslife at reslife@rosemont.edu. We look forward to welcoming you to Rosemont.


 What to Bring

General Items:

  • Cell Phone and Cell Phone charger
  • Vacuum/Mop/Broom/Cleaning Supplies
  • Room fragrances/Odor eliminators (not candles)
  • Iron with automatic shutoff/Ironing Board
  • Area Rug
  • Batteries
  • Fan
  • Flashlight
  • Crates for stacking containers
  • Power strip (UL approved)
  • Drying Rack
  • Wastebasket, trash bags
  • Recycling bin
  • Hooks, 3M command removable adhesive hooks
  • Laundry Detergent/Fabric Softener/Dryer Sheets
  • Laundry Basket/Bag/HamperLight Bulbs
  • Paper towels/tissues
  • Quarters for laundry ($1.25 per wash and $1.25 per dry)
  • Safety Pins/Sewing Kit
  • Hangers
  • Umbrella
  • Insurance Card/Insurance Information
  • Alarm Clock (with battery backup)
  • Door Mirror
  • Lamps (No Halogen)

Food:

  • Bag Clips
  • Bottled Water
  • Bowls/Pares/Utensils/Cups
  • Can Opener
  • Coffee Maker with automatic shut off/Replacement Filters
  • Dishwashing soap
  • Microwave (no greater than 700 watt)
  • Microwave Accessories
  • Refrigerator (nothing bigger than 3.2 cubic feet)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Snack Foods
  • Travel Mug
  • Tupperware

Bathroom:

  • Bathrobe/Slippers
  • Bath towels, Hand Towels
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Curling Iron
  • First Aid Supplies (Band Aids, Neosporin)
  • Flip Flops/Shower Shoes
  • Hair Dryer
  • Medicine (Advil, Tylenol, Cold, Prescription)

Rest and Bedding:

  • Backrest for Bed
  • Bed Risers
  • Comforter/Quilt/Blanket(s) for TWIN XL beds
  • Mattress cover
  • Mattress pad/Featherbed/Memory Pad/Foam Pad
  • Pillows
  • Sheets

Miscellaneous:

  • Television
  • Access to money (i.e. bank account, bankcard, credit card, etc.)
  • Camera
  • Video Game System

Study:

  • Computer Paper
  • Computer/Laptop
  • Desk Lamp (no halogen)
  • Dictionary/Thesaurus

What Not to Bring:

  • Candles
  • Incense
  • Fireworks
  • Alcohol (if under 21 or living in a freshmen area)
  • Any type of empty alcohol bottles for decorative purposes
  • Illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Prescription medication not proscribed to you
  • Hotplates or Grills
  • Lofts
  • Water mattresses
  • Any appliance with an open or exposed heating element
  • Sun lamps
  • Ceiling fans
  • Pets
  • Space heaters
  • Gasoline motors, including motorcycles and mopeds (cannot be stored in room)
  • Live Holiday trees
  • Major weight-lifting and exercise equipment
  • Dart boards and Darts (other than Velcro)
  • Large furniture (desk, bed, mattress and dresser provided)
  • Ash trays
  • Extension cords
  • Ceiling draperies
  • Weapons as described in the Student Handbook (including pocket/pen knives)
  • Toaster/Toaster Oven
  • Items listed as prohibited in the Student Handbook/Housing Contract