Bedding: extra-long twin-size sheets, blankets and pillow
Carpeting or rugs
Coffee pot (4 cup maximum)
Computer, laptop, tablet
First aid/sewing kit
Footwear for rain, snow, and the like
Hot pot or electric tea kettle (no expsed heating element)
Items from home to add a personal touch to your room
Lamp (NO Halogen bulbs)
Outlet strip (Your are encouraged to have an outlet strip with a surge suppressor that is approved by Underwriters Laboratories U.L.). Elmhurst College is not responsible for damage to appliances due to power outages or surges.
Radio, television (cable ready), DVD (provided these items do not use an outside antenna)
Regrigerator (NOT to exceed 3.0 cubic feet or draw more than 1.5 amps)
Shower supplies and sandals
Towels, washcloths and toiletries
Trash can (recycling bins are provided; trash cans are not)
Please leave the following items at home:
Air conditioners (window or portable/stand alone)
Amplified instruments and drums
Any item with an exposed heating element
Candles (not permitted even if unburned)
Foam toppers for mattresses (sometimes called egg crate toppers)
Grills (indoor or outdoor)
Microwaves (permitted in apartments/houses only, one per unit)
Pets, except fish
All of the furniture can be lofted without the use of any tools or additional materials. For diagrams or potential arrangements, please see furniture configurations.
Students residing in Elm Park, or Prospect apartments and in College houses may want to bring a couch or comfy chairs as no living room furniture is provided. These units have complete bedroom furniture and a kitchen table with 4 chairs.
Elmhurst College is not responsible for damage, loss, or theft of personal possessions. It is recommended that residents obtain renter's insurance, either through their parents' policy or through a commercial carrier. Serial numbers of valuable possession should be recorded for insurance purposes. Contact the Office of Residence Life for further information.