Preparation Checklist

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Below is a typical list of items that students may want to consider reviewing prior to moving into Residence

What to Bring

Appliances and Electronics

  • personal computer
  • printer
  • power bar with surge protector
  • alarm clock
  • desk lamp (non-halogen)
  • telephone
  • mini-fridge (4.5 cubic ft. in Oscar Peterson Hall)
  • fan


  • health Card
  • driver’s License / other supportive documentation


  • closet hangers
  • laundry detergent (soap, fabric softener
  • laundry bag/basket

Bedding and Bathroom Supplies

  • twin (single) size bedding
  • pillow(s)
  • green-painters tape or white sticky tack (adhesives for hanging décor on walls)

Cleaning Supplies

  • paper towel
  • all-purpose cleaner
  • duster
  • window cleaner
  • gloves
  • garbage bags


  • garbage can (for bedroom)
  • umbrella
  • first-aid kit



What to Bring for Units with Kitchen and Living Areas (townhouses/suite style only)

Kitchen Supplies

  • dishes and silverware
  • pots and pans
  • glassware and mugs
  • cutlery 
  • can opener
  • strainer
  • cutting board
  • juice/milk jug
  • mixing bowls
  • mixing spoon/spatula
  • dish soap, sponges
  • dish drying rack

Kitchen Appliances

  • microwave
  • toaster
  • kettle

Living Area

  • television
  • game console
  • video player

What Not to Bring

  • no candles
  • no incense
  • no pets (including fish)
  • no halogen lights
  • no tacks, nails or pins
  • no bed mattresses
  • no draperies
  • no water coolers
  • no air conditioner
  • no hot plates or microwaves in Oscar Peterson Hall or any other item listed under the community standards policy and occupancy agreement