What to Bring

The following lists will give you some guidance as you prepare for residence hall living at Westmont. If you have any questions, please contact the Housing Office at x6036.


  • Computer
  • Multiple Outlet Surge Protector
  • Towels and Washcloths
  • Blankets, pillows, and fitted sheets for extra-long twin mattresses (80''X36")
  • Alarm Clock
  • Study/Reading Light
  • Flashlight (for power outages)
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mug, Tumbler, and Water Bottle
  • Laundry Bag/Basket with Laundry Supplies
  • Toiletries and a small basket for carrying personal bathroom supplies
  • Headphones
  • Electric Fan
  • Painting Tape or Command Strips to use for Decorating Walls


  • Small Portable Evaportive Cooler (Non-Window Venting)
  • Bicycle with Kryptonite or similar lock
  • Sports Equipment (Frisbee, tennis racket, racquetball rackets, spike ball set, etc.)
  • Radio/Stereo System
  • Small Refrigerator (up to five cubic feet, and there is $30 fee for use)
  • Florescent torchiere floor lamp
  • Coffee Pot or Electric Kettle
  • TV/DVD/Game System
  • Sleeping Bags or Hiking Gear
  • Beach Chair
  • Acoustic Guitar/Hand Drums/Keyboard

What not to bring

  • Air Conditioner
  • Hot plate
  • Microwave (provided in Residence Hall Kitchens)
  • Toaster/toaster oven
  • Halogen torchiere floor lamp
  • Regular extension cords
  • Candles/oil lamps
  • Incense
  • Drum Set
  • Chairs, Desks, or beds (rooms are furnished)
  • Duct Tape to use for Decorations (will cause damage to walls)

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