School Life
Boarding School Experience

What to Bring

What to Bring

List of 4 items.

  • Contents of Room

    Twin bed
    Mattress (regular twin — NOT extra long)
    Desk
    Chair
    Bureau
    Wardrobe or closet
  • What to bring

    Thermometer for personal use
    At least five (5) face masks
    Sheets/Blankets
    Pillow
    Bedspread
    Towels
    Bathrobe
    Laundry bag/basket
    Small trash can
    Floor or desk lamp (lighting must use LED or compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs)
    Flashlight
    Warm clothes, coat, boots, hats, and gloves for winter (temps in the winter range from -10F to 30F/-23C to 0 C)
  • You may also want

    Dishes (plate, mug, spoon, and bowl)
    Bathing suit — free swim happens all year!
    Curtains — every room is different. If you want curtains, we recommend that you wait until you arrive so that you can measure the windows and coordinate with your roommate!
    Small rug
  • Students may NOT have

    Televisions
    Space heaters
    Immersion heaters
    Open burners
    Sunlamps
    Refrigerators
    Toasters
    Flames (candles, matches, lighters) of any kind
    Any other appliance deemed hazardous by the school
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