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Move In Day Packing List at Carnegie Mellon University

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OneClass Blog Admin
12 Jan 2017
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We at OneClass know how stressful it is for Carnegie Mellon University freshman during move-in day, especially when you have no idea what you should or shouln't bring to Carnegie Mellon University or how big or small your dorms are. What do you need to bring and how much stuff can I fit in the room? Luckily, we at OneClass know exactly what you need and we have created a checklist just for you!

Feel free to bookmark a copy of the Carnegie Mellon University packing list by pressing CTRL + D.

Room Basics to Bring

 Bedside table  Shoe rack  Closet Organizer  Sheets, blanket, comforter & mattress pad - (XL Twin)  Pillows  Towels/washcloths  Desk lamp  Waste basket  Full length mirror  Bean bag chair  Underbed storage (if you won't be lofting your bed)  In season clothing  Robe  Shower shoes & slippers  Toiletries  Hangers  First aid kit  Fan  Plants  Posters or wall decor  Shower tote

Eating In Items to Bring

 Snacks  Mini fridge (under 3 cubic feet)  Bullet blender (Great for smoothies) (Ask First)  Hot pot or coffee maker (Ask First)  Pitcher with water filter  Utensils  Mugs, plates and bowls  Can opener, pizza cutter  Paper plates/foil/plastic baggies  Pantry basics (PB, popcorn, soup, oatmeal packets)

Tech & Entertainment 

 Printer  Tablet  Cell phone charger  HDMI Cable  Extension cords  Coaxial cable  Power strip  Cable organizer  MP3 Player  Speakers or docking station  Headphones/earbuds  TV

Academic Basics 

 Pen, Pencils, Eraser, ruler, highlighter  Notebook  Stapler, Staple remover  Desk supplies (Index cards, highlighters, sticky notes)  Desk supplies (Index cards, sticky notes)  Laptop/Desktop computer  Flash drives  Bulletin board/Dry erase board  Book light

Cleaning Up & Organizing Items

 Iron  Bleach  Drying Rack  Dish detergent  Sponge and dishcloth  Disinfecting wipes  Paper towels  Tissues  Febreze  Hand-held vacuum  Laundry supplies (bag, detergent, fabric softener)  Instant stain remover  3M Wall hooks  Double closet rod

Campus Gear

 Rain coat & umbrella  Bike/bike lock  Backpack  Swimsuit  Walking shoes  Water bottle  Travel mug  Sunscreen

Don't Forget to bring these:

 Important paperwork (health insurance card, driver's license)  Financial Aid Documents  Student ID  Bank Documents  Car registration and insurance information  Debit and Credit Cards  Emergency contact numbers  Batteries  House key for home!

What not to bring

  • No candles, incense, fireworks or weapons
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • No halogen lamps
  • Microwaves
  • No multi-bulb light fixtures or "octopus lamps"
  • No pets except fish
  • No masking or cellophane tape, nails, and other products that damage paint or wall surfaces
  • No two-pronged extension cords - only three prong cords are allowed
  • No hotplates or any electrical appliance with open or exposed heating element
  • No wireless routers or devices that might interfere with our network
  • No toasters or toaster ovens
  • No air conditioners
  • No waterbeds
  • No self built lofts of any kind
  • No alcohol, drugs or drug paraphernalia

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