Res Life

What To Bring

Below is a short list of items that might be helpful to have during the year.

Things to bring…

  • UH ID card – You will use it for check in(or a photo ID), Cougar Cash, Dining and getting into your residence hall.
  • Immunization records
  • Emergency information
  • Renters insurance
  • Phone and answering machine – In all locations except Cougar Village.
  • Linens – pillow, blanket, quilt or comforter, mattress pad, towels, washcloth, sheets (mattress size twin extra long).
  • Calling card
  • Alarm clock
  • Desk lamp/desk organizers
  • Closet organizers
  • Personal toiletries
  • Pillow top or egg carton cushion
  • Personal decor items – posters, photos, etc. (No nails or staples)
  • Laundry soap/clothes hamper, iron/ironing board, hangers.
  • Housekeeping supplies – spray cleaner, trash liners, small vacuum, air freshener.
  • Surge protector
  • Bicycle with lock
  • Television/DVD/stereo/headphones
  • Data cable/CAT 5 Patch cord
  • Computer/laptop
  • Fan
  • Food/serving utensils
  • Calendar/day planner
  • Moving dolly and bungee cords – Helpful on move-in day!

Do not bring…

  • Pets – Other than fish in a maxium 10 gallon tank
  • Open coil heating or cooking devices
  • Candles or incense
  • Guns or fireworks
  • Water guns or “look alike” gadgets
  • Drugs/paraphernalia
  • Large amounts of cash
  • Extension cords