What to Bring

There's a lot to remember when moving on-campus, especially for the first time. Below, you'll find helpful lists of items to bring, items not to bring, and items that will be provided by the school. If you have any questions regarding additional items you might want to bring or have provided, please email housing@du.edu.

Items to Bring

  • Toiletries
  • Clothing
  • High Efficiency front-loader laundry detergent
  • Towels
  • Sheets and blankets for an extra-long twin bed (80 by 38 by 7 inches)
  • School supplies
  • Photos, posters and other decor to make your room feel like home
  • Desk lamp with energy efficient bulbs


Items to Bring for Suites with Kitchens

Only students living in suites with kitchens may bring the following items.

  • Toaster oven
  • Electric frying pan
  • George Foreman-type grill
  • Crock pot


Items NOT to Bring

  • Hoverboards
  • Refrigerators
  • Microwaves
  • Air conditioners
  • Halogen lamps
  • Incense, candles, candle warmers or open flames of any kind
  • Convection or space heaters
  • Waterbeds
  • Firearms or weapons of any kind


Items Provided by DU

  • Extra-long bunkable twin bed for each resident (with mattress measuring 80 by 38 by 7 inches)
  • Dresser for each resident (with drawers measuring 19 by 30 by 5.25 inches)
  • Desk for each resident (with three drawers measuring 15.5 by 12.5 by 5.25 inches and one drawer measuring 15.5 by 20.75 by 2.25 inches)
  • Desk chair for each resident
  • Closet (or wardrobe in three-person rooms) for each resident (measuring 98 by 47.75 inches in Centennial Halls and 98 by 45.75 in Centennial Towers)
  • Fridge, freezer and microwave for each room or suite (Dimond Family Residential Village microwaves are located in the common area)
  • Trash and recycling can for each room or suite
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • High-speed internet