What to bring


Need help deciding what to bring for your room in Cornish Commons? Checkout the list below of items to help make your room comfortable for your stay. We've also included a few items you should leave at home.

ITEMS ALREADY PROVIDED

PER PERSON:

• 1 Desk w/ 1 drawer

• 1 Desktop bookshelf 

• 1 Movable 2 drawer cabinet

• 1 Desk chair

• 1 Extra long twin bed w/ mattress

• 4 Drawer dresser

• 1 Built-in closet space for hanging and storing clothing

PER ROOM:

• Private bathroom w/ shower

• Overhead Lighting

• Highspeed wired Internet

• Highspeed wireless Internet

• Thermostat to control heat (no A/C in rooms)

• MicroFridge (mini-fridge and microwave oven combination) or Kitchenette (stovetop, fridge and oven)


WHAT IS YOUR ROOMMATE BRINGING?

Be sure to connect with your roommate ahead of time to discuss any shared space items to make sure you’re both on the same page. Additionally, remember, anything you bring into Cornish Commons is your responsibility to remove at the close of the year. Before you pack it, ask yourself, “do I really need this?” 

 

Essential items to bring

• State ID/Passport

• Copy of birth certificate

• Insurance card(s) / medical info.

• Prescription medications

• ATM card + Checkbook

• School/office supplies

• Bedding (extra long twin)

• Pillow(s)

• Shower curtain + rings

• Towels + washcloths

• Toiletries + personal care items

• Cloth face coverings

• Personal thermometer

• Toilet brush + cleaner

• OTC COVID-19 related medications for personal use

• Waste basket + recycle bin

• Disinfecting cleaning supplies + trash bags

• Toilet paper

• Plunger

• Hangers

• Laundry basket

• Laundry detergent + supplies

• Cell phone + charger

• Surge protected power strip(s)

• Blue painters tape

• Flashlight + batteries

• Hand soap + hand sanitizer

• First aid kit

• Bath mat


Consider bringing

• Computer (wireless ready)

• Printer

• Music player + headphones

• Floor lamps (no halogen bulbs)

• Kitchen cookware

• Dishware + utensils

• Storage bin for snacks 

• Fan

• Induction-ready pots and pans for kitchenette rooms

• Coffee maker w/ auto shut-off (no exposed warming plate)

• Electric kettle w/ auto shut-off (no exposed warming plate) 

• Iron w/ auto shut-off

• Ironing board

• Bicycle + lock

• Wall decorations

• Alarm clock

• Push pins (for tack board)

• Desk Supplies

• Small plants

• Wall decorations

• Broom/swiffer

• Compact vacuum


Leave at Home (not Permitted in Cornish Commons)

• Alcohol / illegal substances

• Candles / incense

• Hookahs

• Weapons / ammunition

• Extension cords

• Halogen lamps / bulbs

• Explosives / Fireworks

• Flammable liquids

• Microwave oven

• Toaster

• Toaster oven

• Hot plate / electric grill

• Open flame devices

• Air conditioner / space heater

• Waterbed

• Nails / screws for walls

• Pets (fish in tanks less than 10 gallons are acceptable)