What to bring when you live at Marian University

What should I pack?

Here is a list of items to bring with you and items to leave at home. When you receive your roommate's contact information, it's a good idea to connect with your roommate so you can discuss what each of you plan to bring to campus.

Painters tape and 3M products are the preferred products to use to hang items in your room. Any damage caused to walls will incur a monetary fine based on the extent of the damage.

What to bring

  • Alarm clock
  • Athletic equipment
  • Shower bag
  • Bath robe
  • Bedding (twin extra long)
  • Bicycle
  • Book bag
  • Calendar
  • Camera
  • Carpet/rug
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Computer
  • Desk lamp
  • Fan
  • Flashlight
  • Laundry basket
  • Microwave (800 watts or less)
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Power strip 
  • Refrigerator (4.3 cubic feet or less)
  • School supplies
  • Shower shoes
  • Tools (basic)
  • Towels
  • Television/DVD player
  • Stereo/CD player
  • Umbrella
  • Wastebasket

What not to bring

  • Extension cords
  • George Foreman and other grills
  • Hot plates
  • Large refrigerators
  • Pets (only fish allowed)
  • Expensive jewelry
  • Heirlooms
  • Fireworks
  • Firearms or weapons
  • Large stereos
  • Nails for walls
  • Coffee makers with open burners
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