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What About the Classroom?!

Calculator Dictionary Reference books Stamps/Stationary Addresses/phone numbers Pens/pencils/erasers Pen/pencil container Paperclips/rubber bands Tape (masking/scotch) Glue/glue-stick Stapler/staples Ruler Hole-punch Scissors Notebooks/notepads Loose-leaf binder/paper Folders/files Whiteout Dry-Erase Board/Markers Backpack or Tote bag Day Planner/Calendar

Things to LEAVE at Home!!!

Candles (burned or unburned), candle warmers, incense (burned or unburned), and any other items with an open flame are prohibited. Candles kept for decorative purposes must have the wick completely removed. Halogen lamps and multi-bulb floor lamps, exceeding 3 bulbs are strictly forbidden!!! Especially plastic-covered multi-bulb floor lamps!!!

What Should I Bring to College?

Space Heaters are also strictly forbidden! No toaster ovens, toasters, open burners, sandwich makers, George Foreman Grills, electric frying pans, or any other items with an exposed heating element! Albright Woods residents are permitted to have a toaster (not a toaster oven!). Charcoal grills and propane tank grills are strictly forbidden! Exception: A. Woods residents are permitted to have charcoal grills, not propane grills! No refrigerators or microwaves. The college provides both to you, with the exception of Albright Woods Apartments. Woods residents are allowed to bring a microwave if they choose. Absolutely NO pets!!! No animals, with the exception of fish and turtles in properly maintained aquariums of 10 gallons or less, will be allowed in the residence halls.

Perks of Living on Campus!

Office of Housing and Residential Learning (610) 921-7641

Free Laundry Facilities in every Residence Hall Location ­ no coins needed! All residence hall rooms are provided with air conditioning ­ students are not permitted to bring their own A/C units! All residence hall rooms are provided with microfridges ­ students are not permitted to bring their own microfridge units! Exception: A. Woods apartments include a full-size refrigerator and students are permitted to bring their own microwaves. All residence halls will be wireless beginning Fall 2010. Students will have wireless access from their rooms and all common areas. Students no longer need to bring their own Ethernet cable.

Comforts of Home


Makes Living a LOT Nicer

Coffee-maker Coffee mugs Plastic tumblers Microwave dishes/bowls Silverware Drink containers/pitcher Can opener Pot scrubber Sponges/dish towels/dish soap Instant foods and beverages Desk light and extra light bulbs Extra light (bed or night light) Flashlight and batteries Trash Wastebasket (plastic) & liners Recycling Wastebasket (plastic) & liners Storage boxes (under-the-bed) Extension cord (UL approved ONLY) Laundry bag/basket Laundry detergent/dryer sheets Locking storage box/trunk 3M Hooks or 3M Mounting strips (not regular mounting tape!) TV/VCR/DVD/Cable Cord (Basic cable service is provided) Stereo/Radio/CDs/ I-Pod Computer/Laptop/Printer Disks/Flash-drive/Paper Mouse Pad First-Aid Kit Cold and Headache medicine Tissues/Cotton balls/Swabs Umbrella/Poncho Snow boots/Gloves/Hats/Winter Coats

Nice to Have Around!

Camera/film/batteries Photo album/pictures Jewelry box/sewing kit Circulating fan/Air fresheners Extra chair or beanbag Sit-up pillow/body pillow Drying rack with tray Room decorations Iron/Portable ironing board 3-drawer storage Curtains (blinds provided) Area rug (10' x 10' recommended) Game console

Pillows Blanket/Comforter/Bedspread Extra long twin sheets/pillow case Egg-crate mattress pad

Shower Flip-flops Shower caddy to include: covered soap dish, toothbrush container, shaver/razors/shaving cream, shampoo/conditioner, soap/liquid soap/sponge Towels and washcloths

Getting Ready Hangers Blow dryer/curling iron/straightener General toiletries/cosmetics Hand or vanity mirror Brushes/combs Hair ties/hair clips

Must Have to Survive I.D. (driver's license, etc.) Cell Phone Alarm Clock

Check out what NOT to bring on the back of this brochure!


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