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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.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • 4 towel sets
  • 1 bed pillow
  • 2 pillowcases
  • 4 standard twin bed sheets (for 80” mattresses)
  • 1 mattress protector*
  • 1 bedspread
  • 1 blanket
  • Vacuum

APPLIANCES:

  • Not allowed – appliances with exposed heating elements – due to potential fire and safety problems
  • Allowed – computer and printer, small refrigerator (maximum size 4.0 cubic feet), and a digital TV.

PERSONAL PROPERTY INSURANCE IS RECOMMENDED

WHAT IS AVAILABLE IN YOUR RESIDENCE HALL / APARTMENT:

  • Microwave
  • Free local phone service
  • Long distance calls may be made with a phone card, credit card or by calling collect
  • Basic and expanded cable is available in each room at no additional cost
  • Internet Service provided

WHAT NOT TO BRING:

  • 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.

INSURANCE
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.