What to Bring
You will be moving into a room furnished with:
- a bed (standard twin size mattress)
- desk and chair
- computer jack--Each resident will have an Ethernet computer connection and wireless service. Wireless routers etc. are not allowed in the residence halls. Refer to instructions for configuring your computer @ IT 4 FIT.
Suites also include a dining table with chairs, bathroom and a kitchen. NO ADDITIONAL FURNITURE IS ALLOWED.
DO NOT BRING TOO MUCH STUFF. Remember living space in NYC is very limited and the residence halls are no exception. Your room already has the essentials and there is no storage space for belongings. Seasonal clothing can be shipped back and forth from home.
Things You Should Bring
- bed linens: blanket, pillow, pillowcase, sheets (standard twin size)
- laundry bag
- alarm clock
- co-axial cable/cable splitter
- clothes hangers
- bathrobe, slippers, towels
- ethernet cord (see computer connections)
- toiletries: soap dish, soap, toothbrush/toothpaste, shampoo
- cleaning supplies
- lamp (non-halogen)
- stereo and television (bring headphones so you do not disturb others)
- kitchen/bath cleaning supplies/toilet paper etc.
- cooking utensils: pots, pans etc.
- dishes, flatware
- microwave oven
- standard plastic shower curtain/curtain hooks.
Things To Leave at Home
The following are NOT ALLOWED in TRADITIONAL style rooms with mandatory meal plans in Coed and Nagler Halls:
- refrigerators (suites are equipped with a stove and refrigerator)
- microwave oven (allowed in suites only)
- coffee makers
*cooking is forbidden in traditional residence hall rooms
The following are NOT ALLOWED in ANY rooms:
- window fan
- wireless routers, etc.
- amplified instruments or drum sets
- weapons, explosives or fireworks
- fire hazards: halogen lamp, candles, incense, sun lamp, heat lamp, portable heater
- alcohol, drugs, illegal substances and paraphernalia