Move-In Information

What to Bring

See our tips on what to bring (and what to leave) when packing for Emmanuel College.

What to Bring:

  • Bedding (twin XL)
  • Posters (don't forget the poster putty-nails are not allowed in the walls)
  • Shower caddy (to carry your stuff to the bathroom)
  • Flip-flops/shower shoes
  • Reading lamps (halogen lamps not allowed)
  • Alarm clock
  • Hangers
  • Cutrains and curtain rod (suspension rod)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Electrical power strip (only those equipped with circuit breakers and surge suppression will be allowed)
  • Laundry basket/hamper and laundry detergent
  • Drying rack
  • Wastepaper  and Recycling basket
  • Checkbook/ATM card
  • Personal safe/lock box
  • Small fan
  • Television
  • Coaxial cable for TV
  • DVD/Blu-Ray player
  • Computer and accessories
  • Single brew coffee maker (Keurig or alike, no warming plate)
  • Rugs
  • Underbed storage
  • Small refrigerators (one per room)
  • School supplies (notebooks, binder, pens, ect.)
  • Airfreshener (plug ins, reed difussers, ect.)
  • Fish (no other pets are allowed)

Residence Life & Housing encourages you and your roommate to coordinate who will bring certain items listed above, including but not limited to the television, DVD player, carpet. Rooms are not carpeted, but an 8' x 10' (2.4 m x 3 m) rug works great in any room if you would like to bring your own.

What NOT to Bring:

  • Candles and incense
  • Halogen lamps
  • Microwave ovens
  • Toasters and toaster ovens
  • Hot plates
  • Space heaters of any kind
  • Landline telephone (no service available)
  • Large refrigerators (small ones are allowed, one per room)
  • Air conditioners (window or standing units)
  • Homemade lofts
  • Bedrisers
  • Tapestries/Flags (large pieces of fabric hung on the walls)
  • Alcohol
  • Containers that once held alcohol
  • Illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia 
  • Ashtrays and other parapherlia (smoking is not allowed on campus)
  • Weapons (pocket knives, brass knuckles, mace, etc.)
  • Christmas trees (any evergreen)

Useful Information:

  • Average room dimensions: 11' x 18'
  • Average window dimensions: 6' x 4'8"
  • Mattress size: 80" x 36" (extra long twin sheets)


Please note that all residence hall furniture is moveable but cannot be taken out of the room.