Faculty & Staff  |  Current Students

News | Calendar | Directory | Library | Give

Residence Hall Tips

For Your New Home at Point Park

There are lots of things you'll want — and need — to make Point Park your new home.  Below are the basics of what to bring, and what not to bring, to make your living space comfortable.  

Be sure to contact your roommate before you get here to avoid bringing two of the same item.  There are several drugstores within walking distance of the University if there are any last minute items you forgot to pack.

What to Bring 

  • Bed Linens: Standard twin sheets (EXCEPT Boulevard Apartments Floors 1-4 ending in 00, 01, 02 and 03 — for these you will need extra-long twin sheets) 
  • Towels/washcloths 
  • Laundry basket 
  • Laundry detergent
  • Footwear for all types of weather
  • Clothes hangers
  • Storage containers
  • Alarm clock
  • Miniature refrigerator (for Lawrence and Thayer Halls)
  • Trash can
  • Flashdrive 
  • Dry erase board
  • Cell phone
  • Computer
  • Ethernet cord
  • Surge protector/power strip
  • Television 
  • Desk lamp
  • Health insurance card
  • Medical information
  • Prescription drugs (if necessary)
  • Toiletry/shower items
  • Toilet paper (except in Thayer Hall)
  • Small first aid kit
  • Cleaning supplies

What Not to Bring

The following items are NOT PERMITTED in residence halls  

  • Air conditioners (If an air conditioner is required for a medical reason the resident must provide official documentation from his/her personal physician to the director of health services for approval. The air conditioner must be provided by the resident.)  
  • Microwave ovens/hot plates/George Foreman grills
  • Candles/incense
  • Hookahs
  • Drug paraphernalia (It is illegal in Pennsylvania to possess such items, even for display only)
  • Weapons of any kind or type (even for display purposes)
  • Explosives
  • Fireworks
  • Pets (any animal or insect life-forms) except fish
  • Waterbeds
  • Large refrigerators
  • Amplifiers of any kind (these present obvious noise problems) 
  • Drugs/alcohol or alcohol containers of any kind (if underage)


Residence Hall Linens and Dorm Bedding Program
Point Park University Residence Hall Linens and College Bedding Program 
For  years, Point Park University has been encouraging students to make use of the Residence Hall Linens program. This program provides a convenient solution to every bedding need students may have.

Our goal is to provide parents and students with a simple and quick way to find all their move-in supplies. We offer an extensive collection of linens we guarantee will fit and last until graduation. In addition to sheets, we also carry everything else you'll need for your college residence hall room so that you can enjoy easy one-stop shopping. Our other accessories include storage solutions, mattress pads, comforters, pillows and blankets.

Residence Hall Linens and Dorm Bedding Program

Guarantee your first choice today!
Early responding parents and students are assured of their primary choice and our widest variety of college bedding. A 100% satisfaction guarantee comes with all our bedding and accessories until graduation day. For any reason, if you are not pleased with your bedding, simply return it and receive a full refund.

Residence Hall Linens and Dorm Bedding Program
“My time is limited and ordering from your company was hassle-free and probably saved countless hours of shopping and driving. Very user friendly. Thanks.” - B. Breaux
“You made this process very easy and we appreciate how fairly priced your merchandise is compared to store vendors.” - B. Donadio
“This was actually one of, if not THE, easiest thing for me to accomplish for my son, Thank you for making this process easier....great job.” - W. Klein