What to Bring

Please pack lightly, but be sure to bring the following items for your stay at Westmont College:

Packing List
  • Computer (The entire Westmont campus has wireless internet access.)
  • Multiple outlet surge protector
  • Towels and Washcloths
  • Blankets/pillows/extra-long twin sheets (36x80)
  • Alarm clock
  • Study/reading light
  • Flashlight
  • Iron
  • Mug and water bottle
  • Laundry bag or basket
  • Small basket for carrying personal bathroom supplies (may not be left in bathrooms)
  • Headphones for your stereo, electric guitar, or keyboard
  • Money for laundry card
  • Comfortable shoes and clothes for outdoor recreation (hiking, extended walking)
  • The campus offers the following facilities: tennis courts, racquetball courts, swimming pool and gym.  If you hope to utilize these facilities, please pack accordingly.
What NOT to Bring
  • Hot plate
  • Microwave oven
  • Toaster/toaster oven
  • Air conditioner
  • Halogen torchiere floor lamp
  • Regular extension cords
  • Candles/oil lamps (the fire code prohibits them)
  • Duct tape
  • Incense
  • Pets
  • Drum set
  • Car
  • Chairs, desks, or beds (rooms are furnished, and there is no extra storage space)

There is a store on campus where you can purchase school supplies, toiletries, snacks and other merchandise. All meals are provided. Any special dietary needs can be noted on the Parent/Guardian Release Form.

June in Santa Barbara is endearingly called "June Gloom" because of the overcast coastal climate.  Some warm clothes will be necessary.

Santa Barbara Weather Report