What to Bring to Campus

PERSONAL 

  • Brush/comb
  • Shampoo
  • Bath soap
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Hair dryer
  • Flip-flops
  • Earplugs
  • Shaving equipment
  • Any prescription medications

LAUNDRY

  • Laundry soap
  • Basket or bag for laundry
  • Clothes hangers
  • Iron (Ironing boards are provided for each residence area.)

LINENS

Since 2008, George Fox University has been offering the Residence Hall Linens program. This program offers a convenient and easy solution for all of your college bedding needs.
  • Extra-long twin sheets
  • Pillow
  • Pillowcases
  • Bedspread or comforter
  • Blankets
  • Bath & hand towels
  • Washcloths
  • Twin mattress pad

EQUIPMENT

  • Computer
  • Stereo, radio, headphones
  • CDs
  • Printer
  • Surge protector

OPTIONAL ITEMS

  • Alarm clock
  • Sewing kit
  • Headache/flu medicine
  • First Aid supplies
  • Mug, glass, plate, knife, spoon, fork, pan
  • Full-length mirror
  • Small refrigerator

EMERGENCY KIT

  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Space blanket
  • Gallon of water
  • Trail mix/granola bars/nuts/dried fruit
  • Rain poncho
  • 2-3 day supply of necessary medication
  • Roll of TP
  • Kleenex/sanitary supplies
  • Book, needlepoint, knitting, Sudoku/puzzle book, magazines etc. to occupy time if residence hall closed due to damage
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Notepad/pencil

(Most of the items will fit in a 1-2 gallon Ziploc bag)

DECORATIONS

  • Calendar
  • Plants
  • Photos, posters (Stick tack is permitted.)
  • Message board
  • Dry-erase marker
  • Lamps or clip-on lights (Halogen not permitted.)

       TIP: Compare checklists with your roommate before arriving.

OPTIONAL ITEMS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS OR UPPERCLASSMEN:

(Apartment and house residents)

CLEANING SUPPLIES

  • Dish soap
  • Non-abrasive bathroom cleaner
  • Sponges and cleaning clothes
  • Oven cleaner
  • Dish scrubber
  • Dish-drying rack

KITCHEN UTENSILS

  • Bowls
  • Plates
  • Cups or mugs
  • Spoons, forks, knives
  • Glasses
  • Pots/pans
  • Hot water kettle
  • Can opener
  • Mixing bowls
  • Cutting board
  • Serving dishes
  • Utility knife/serving spoon

KITCHEN LINENS

  • Dish towels
  • Hot pads

OPTIONAL APPLIANCES

  • Coffee maker/espresso machine
  • Toaster
  • Small microwave

OTHER

  • Full-length mirror
  • Electric fans
  • Floor and table lamps (Halogen not permitted.)
  • Extra phone

NOTE:  BRINGING SOFT FURNITURE, LIKE CHAIRS AND COUCHES, IS NOT PERMITTED. 

NOTE: LIGHT BULBS AND TOILET PAPER ARE PROVIDED FOR ALL UNIVERSITY RESIDENTS.  BROOMS, VACCUUM CLEANERS AND MOPS ARE ALSO PROVIDED IN EACH LIVING AREA.

NOTE: A FRED MEYER STORE IS ALSO LOCATED WITHIN 2 MILES OF CAMPUS.

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