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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. This list is available as a printable PDF.

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.


Boulevard Apartments

Lawrence Hall

Conestoga & Pioneer Suites

Thayer Hall

What to Bring (Recommended):

  • Bedding: standard twin sheets (extra-long twin sheets on floors 4-8 in Tower A)
  • Laundry basket/detergent
  • Footwear for all types of weather
  • Umbrella
  • Hangers
  • Storage containers
  • Trash can
  • Surge protector/power strip
  • Ethernet cord (Wi-Fi available)
  • TV
  • Desk lamp
  • Shower curtain
  • Toiletries
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Microwave, toaster
  • Dishes, cookware
  • Bedding: standard twin sheets
  • Laundry basket/detergent
  • Footwear for all types of weather
  • Umbrella
  • Hangers
  • Storage containers
  • Mini fridge (2.2 cubic feet max, no more than 5,000 BTU)
  • Trash can
  • Surge protector/power strip
  • Ethernet cord (Wi-Fi available)
  • TV
  • Desk lamp
  • Medical & insurance info
  • Prescriptions (if applicable)
  • Shower curtain
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet paper
  • Small first aid kit
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Fan
  • Bedding: standard twin sheets
  • Laundry basket/detergent
  • Footwear for all types of weather
  • Umbrella
  • Hangers
  • Storage containers
  • Trash can
  • Surge protector/power strip
  • Ethernet cord (Wi-Fi available)
  • TV
  • Desk lamp
  • Shower curtain
  • Toiletries
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Toaster
  • Small cooking appliances (microwave provided)
  • Dishes


  • Bedding: standard twin sheets (extra-long twin sheets on floors 3 & 4)
  • Laundry basket
  • Laundry detergent
  • Footwear for all types of weather
  • Umbrella
  • Hangers
  • Storage containers
  • Mini fridge (2.2 cubic feet max, no more than 5,000 BTU)
  • Trash can
  • Surge protector/power strip
  • Ethernet cord (Wi-Fi available)
  • TV
  • Desk lamp
  • Floor lamp
  • Medical & insurance info
  • Prescriptions (if applicable)
  • Shower caddie, shoes
  • Small first aid kit
  • Cleaning supplies

What Not to Bring (Prohibited):

  • Wireless routers
  • Air conditioners
  • Hover boards
  • Candles/incense
  • Hookahs
  • Drug paraphernalia (it is illegal in PA to possess such items, even if only for display)
  • Any weapon (even for display)
  • Explosives/fireworks
  • Pets (except fish in 1-gallon bowl)
  • Amplifiers of any kind
  • Alcohol containers of any kind if you are under the age of 21 (no one is permitted to possess rapid consumption devices)
  • Wireless routers
  • Air conditioners
  • Microwave ovens/hot plates/George Foreman grills/griddles
  • Hover boards
  • Candles/incense
  • Hookahs
  • Drug paraphernalia (it is illegal in PA to possess such items, even if only for display)
  • Any weapon (even for display)
  • Explosives/fireworks
  • Pets (except fish in 1-gallon bowl)
  • Amplifiers of any kind
  • Alcohol containers of any kind if you are under the age of 21 (no one is permitted to possess rapid consumption devices)
  • Wireless routers
  • Air conditioners
  • Hover boards
  • Candles/incense
  • Hookahs
  • Drug paraphernalia (it is illegal in PA to possess such items, even if only for display)
  • Any weapon (even for display)
  • Explosives/fireworks
  • Pets (except fish in a 1-gallon bowl)
  • Amplifiers of any kind
  • Alcohol containers of any kind if you are under the age of 21 (no one is permitted to possess rapid consumption devices)
  • Wireless routers
  • Air conditioners
  • Microwave ovens/hot plates/George Forman grills/griddles
  • Hover boards
  • Candles/incense
  • Hookahs
  • Drug paraphernalia (it is illegal in PA to possess such items, even if only for display)
  • Any weapon (even for display)
  • Explosives/fireworks
  • Pets (except fish in a 1-gallon bowl)
  • Amplifiers of any kind
  • Alcohol containers of any kind if you are under the age of 21 (no one is permitted to posses rapid consumption devices)