Packing List

YES!

3M Command Strips for hanging
Alarm clock
Bedspread
Blanket
Clothes hangers
Desk lamp
Dishes, cups and utensils
Flashlight
Laundry bag or basket
Laundry detergent
Mattress pad
Note pads, calendar
Pens, pencils, paper
Personal grooming items
Pillows
Poster putty
Sheets
Shower shoes
Surge protector
Toiletries
Towels
Wastebasket

MAYBE …

Bicycle with lock
Broom
Cable TV cord
Calculator
Can opener
Carpet
Cleaning supplies
Computer
Curtains
First-aid kit
Iron/small ironing board
Lapboard
Lofts
Message board
Microwave (not to exceed 1 cubic ft. or 700 watts)
Plants
Posters
Quarters for laundry
Refrigerator (under 20 amps or 220 watts and 5 cubic ft.)
Television

NO WAY!

Candles/torches
Darts/dart boards
Deep-fat cookers
Dimmer switches
Electric fry pan
Freezers
Heaters
Hot plates
Oil lamps
Toasters/toaster ovens
Wall paint
Wallpaper
Water beds
Weapons/firearms
Weights

NO, BUT …

Air conditioners/ceiling … electric fan
Extension cords … surge protector
Gas/charcoal grills … George Foreman grill
Hanging lights … desk lamp
Nails/screws … 3M Command Strips
Pets … fish (tank under 20 gal.)
Torch-style halogen lamps and multi-head plastic lamps … desk lamp
Wireless routers … Cat5e patch cable

Packing Tip

Make sure to pack your belongings in boxes or totes. Loose items can easily be lost or misplaced. Label the boxes with the your name, residence hall and room number.

Carpet/Linens

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) sponsors a sale of carpets and linens. For details about carpets, visit www.rhcarpets.com/usc or call 800-892-8730. For details about linens, visit www.rhl.org/usc or call 800-847-0751.

Lofts

If you decide to loft your bed, it must be free-standing and cannot attach to any walls, ceilings or floors. All university-provided furnishings must remain in your room. Visit www.housing.sc.edu to view our Loft Policy.

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