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  • Office of Student Life
    1845 E Northgate Dr
    Irving, TX 75062
    Phone: 972-721-5323
    Fax: 972-721-5291

    studentlife@udallas.edu

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Supplies and Gear

What should I bring?  Make your list and check it twice...

An important rule to remember when packing is that if you don't use it now, you won't use it when you get here!

Room

Alarm Clock
Dish set - plate, bowl, cup, and utensils
Mini-fridge/microwave - 700 watt max (coordinate with your roommate so you don't bring two!)
Decorative items:  photos, posters
Masking tape/3M products to attach things to your walls
Coffee maker
All-purpose cleaner

Bed

1-2 sets regular twin bed sheets
Bed accessories:  comforter, pillow
Extra blanket

Bath

1-2 towels (don't forget a hand towel!)
Toothbrush/toothpaste
Shampoo, conditioner, hair products
Shower flip flops
Shower caddy
Take a look around your bathroom now.  If you use it every day, bring it to college!

Laundry

Detergent
Stain removers
Hangers
Iron (but only if you use one now)
Laundry bag/hamper

Clothing

Aside from everyday attire, consider the following:

Dress clothes (for mass or other formal events)
Winter items (if you want, your parents can ship these to you later or you can bring them back after Thanksgiving)
Swimsuit
Workout clothes

Medical

Small first-aid kit with band-aids
Allergy medicine
Advil/aspirin/Tylenol
Prescriptions

Electronic

Laptop
Printer (there are places you can pay to print on campus)
Network cable (optional - all residence halls have Wi-Fi)
USB drive
Camera (don't forget the charger!)
iPod
Headphones
Surge protectors (NO extension cords)

School-Related

Pens/pencils
Notebooks
Binders/folders
Stapler with extra staples
Backpack/book bag


Miscellaneous

Batteries
Umbrella
Bed risers
Your favorite snacks for when the cafe is closed
Health Insurance Card
Passport/Driver's License/Social Security Card (especially if you have work study!)
Emergency contact info
Paper towels/tissues
Water bottle



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