First-Year Experience  |  Residential Communities and Housing
A packing list for students coming to Denison

  • Bedding (twin extra-long sheets, blankets, comforters, mattress pad and cover, pillow)
  • Command strips for hanging decorations/posters, etc.
  • Cleaning supplies - small vacuum, disinfectant wipes
  • Clothing—seasonal items, including winter coat and gloves, umbrella and raincoat; dress clothing for special events, comfortable shoes and boots.
  • Desk lamp/study light
  • Electric fan (box fan/window fan, AC units not permitted unless approved for accomodation)
  • Entertainment needs (Books, TV, speaker, games, sports equipment, bicycle, etc.)
  • First aid kit, bandaids, backup device charger, and flashlight
  • Kitchen supplies (can opener, dishes, mugs, drinking glasses, eating utensils, etc.)
  • Laundry supplies, drying rack, hangers
  • Refrigerator (fewer than 4.0 cubic feet) - cannot be a Micro-Fridge (refrigerator with microwave)
  • School and office supplies (backpack, scissors, stamps, stacking crates, storage boxes)
  • Surge protector(s) (Note: extension cords are not permitted.)
  • Tool kit
  • Towels, washcloths, toiletries, including flip-flops and a small caddy to carry items to shower
  • Wastepaper basket/trash can and trash bags