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Packing List

Not sure what to pack? Check out the list below or download the printable version here!


Essential Items

  • Face Covering
  • Personal prescription medications, in labeled prescription bottles
  • Pens/pencils, paper, notebooks, etc.
  • Cell phone and charging cable
  • Desktop or laptop computer
  • Pillow, sheets, and blankets
  • Towels
  • Toiletries (hand soap and/or sanitizer, shampoo, etc.)  
  • Laundry basket and detergent
  • Cleaning supplies (disinfectant/household cleaner, broom, mop, vacuum, etc.)
  • Clothes hangers
  • First aid kit/supplies (thermometer, band-aids, aspirin, etc.)

Suggested Items

Electronics

  • Digital Cable Ready Television
  • CATV grade coaxial cable jumper to attach to the cable jack on your wall to your TV or a smart device such as a Roku, Amazon Firestick or Apple TV
  • DVD/Bluray player
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Headphones with microphone (to help maintain an academic environment and respect quiet/courtesy hours)
  • Game consoles
  • Printer
  • Portable cell phone charger
  • Power strips with fuses/circuit breaker (must have an on/off switch or built-in fuse)
  • RJ-45 Ethernet cable

Small Appliances

  • Refrigerator or MicroFridge combination unit (not to exceed a total 4.5 cubic feet)
  • Microwave oven
  • Blender
  • Coffee maker/Coffee pot
  • Electric tea kettle
  • Iron with automatic shutoff
  • Blow dryer
  • Desk lamp
  • Alarm clock (battery back-up is helpful)
  • Steamer Irons

Miscellaneous

  • Security container with lock to keep valuables
  • Bicycle and security lock
  • Posters, plants, and room decor
  • Small tacks/push pins (for hanging things command strips cause more damage)
  • Sewing kit/scissors
  • Umbrella
  • Oscillating or box fan
  • Bed risers
  • Fish (in an aquarium up to 10 gallons of water)

If you have questions about a specific item, please contact hrlfacilities@uncc.edu.