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What to Bring to College

As you prepare to start your college career, it is advisable that you take some time to prepare for life on campus. Below are some guidelines of things you should consider before move-in day.

Basic cable, internet service, and a microwave are provided in each residence hall/apartment.


  • 4 towel sets
  • 1 bed pillow
  • 2 pillowcases
  • 4 extra long twin bed sheets (for 80” mattresses)
  • 1 mattress protector*
  • 1 bedspread and 1 blanket
  • Vacuum
  • TV
  • Small refrigerator (Max size is 4.0 cubic feet)
  • Computer and printer


  • Blinn College prohibits the possession or storage of – any type of firearm, dangerous weapon, including BB guns, softair guns, bows & arrows, spear guns, slingshots and other potentially dangerous & hazardous weapons, flammable liquids or explosive device in the residence halls or in your automobile on college premises.
  • Pets are not allowed in the residence halls, either on a permanent or visitation basis.
  • Halogen lamps and candles are not permitted.
  • Hoverboards are not allowed
  • Appliances with exposed heating elements are not allowed, due to potential fire and safety problems

Blinn College does not provide insurance for your belongings. We strongly recommend that you take out a renter’s insurance policy on all property you plan to bring on-campus. Blinn College is NOT responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen property.