New Resident Checklist

Not sure what you should have as part of your packing list?  Below lists out recommended items as well as those items that are prohibited. Download a printable checklist to take with you while you shop!

You can find UofL approved rentable items online here:

What you should bring

  • Bedding and pillows 
    • XL twin bedding: Bettie Johnson Hall, Community Park, Kurz Hall, Louisville Hall, University Tower Apartments, Miller Hall, Threlkeld Hall, Unitas Tower)
    • Full size bedding: Cardinal Towne and University Pointe 
    • Queen size bedding: Billy Minardi Hall 
  • Towels
  • Bath Caddy and Shower Shoes (for community bathrooms)
  • Shower curtain and hooks (suite and apartment style halls)
  • Rug (rooms in Bettie Johnson Hall, Kurz Hall, Community Park, Cardinal Towne, University Pointe and Billy Minardi Hall are carpeted)
  • Alarm clock
  • Computer (laptop or desktop)
  • Surge protector
  • Microwave (Except in Threlkeld Hall where a mini-fridge and microwave combination is required) -- ENERGY STAR brands preferred
    • 700 watt microwave recommended
  • Refrigerator no larger than 4 cubic ft. -- ENERGY STAR brands preferred
    • 115 Volts is recommended
  • Cooking utensils
  • Iron
  • Lamp (no upward-facing bowls)
  • Reusable bags to carry groceries
  • General cleaning supplies including broom and vacuum

What you may want to bring

      What is not allowed in the halls

      • Hot plates
      • Electric frying pans
      • Toaster oven
      • Incense/candles
      • Air breathing pets
      • Open coil devices
      • Air conditioners
      • Weapons of any kind
      • Halogen light bulbs
      • Space heaters
      • Electronic Skateboards (hover-boards)
      • Touchier lamps (upward-facing bowls)