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    Pack It Up

    Here's a handy list to help you remember everything you'll need at school.

    This gear guide will help you keep tabs on what you've already packed and let you know what you may still need. You probably won't take every item on this list, but at least you'll know your room will be well equipped with the necessities.

    Appliances/Electronics


    • alarm clock
    • coffee pot
    • computer, printer
    • extension cords
    • hot pot and/or hot plate
    • lamps
    • microwave
    • mini-refrigerator
    • popcorn popper
    • stereo, CDs, cassettes
    • surge protector

    Bedding/Linens


    • bedspread or comforter
    • blankets
    • mattress pad
    • pillows
    • sheets, pillowcases
    • towels and washcloths

    Cleaning Supplies


    • abrasive cleaner (like Ajax Cleanser)
    • all-purpose cleaner (like 409)
    • dishwashing soap
    • glass cleaner (like Windex)
    • paper towels
    • rags
    • sponges, scrub brush
    • toilet bowl cleaner, brush, plunger

    First-Aid Supplies


    • adhesive bandages
    • antibiotic ointment
    • aspirin or other pain medication
    • cold or flu medicine (like NyQuil)
    • cotton balls
    • cotton swabs
    • hydrogen peroxide
    • nail clippers
    • stomach medicine (like Pepto-Bismol)
    • sunscreen
    • tweezers

    Kitchen Supplies


    • bowls, plates
    • coffee, filters
    • cups
    • drink mixes
    • food storage containers (like Ziploc bags, Tupperware)
    • hand-held can opener
    • mugs
    • plastic pitcher
    • snacks
    • tea bags
    • utensils

    Laundry Supplies


    • detergent, fabric softener
    • iron, ironing board
    • laundry basket or bag
    • rolls of quarters

    School Supplies


    • assorted stationery
    • bookends
    • calculator
    • colored pencils, crayons, markers
    • computer disks
    • correction fluid (like Wite-Out)
    • day planner
    • envelopes
    • file folders
    • glue, tape
    • highlighters
    • hole punch
    • notebooks, loose-leaf paper
    • paper clips
    • pencil sharpener
    • pencils, pens
    • printer paper
    • rubber bands
    • scissors
    • stamps
    • stapler, staples
    • thumbtacks, wall adhesive

    Miscellaneous


    • athletic bag
    • backpack
    • batteries
    • Bible
    • bicycle, lock, tire pump
    • calendar
    • camera, film
    • clothes appropriate to the environment
    • clothes hangers
    • games
    • photo albums from home
    • posters, pictures
    • sewing kit
    • shower caddy or basket
    • sleeping bag
    • toiletries