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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.  

Select the resident hall to see recommended and prohibited items:

Boulevard Apartments 

What to Bring (Recommended) What not to Bring (Prohibited)
  • 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
  • Wireless routers
  • Air conditioners
  • Hover boards
  • Candles/incense
  • Hookahs
  • Drug paraphernalia* 
  • 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 **

Lawrence Hall

What to Bring (Recommended) What not to Bring (Prohibited)
  • 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
  • Wireless routers
  • Air conditioners
  • Microwave ovens/hot plates/George Foreman grills/griddles
  • Hover boards
  • Candles/incense
  • Hookahs
  • Drug paraphernalia* 
  • 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**

Pioneer & Conestoga Suites

What to Bring (Recommended) What not to Bring (Prohibited)
  • 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
  • Wireless routers
  • Air conditioners
  • Hover boards
  • Candles/incense
  • Hookahs
  • Drug paraphernalia*
  • 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**

Thayer Hall

What to Bring (Recommended) What not to Bring (Prohibited)
  • 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
  • Wireless routers
  • Air conditioners
  • Microwave ovens/hot plates/George Forman grills/griddles
  • Hover boards
  • Candles/incense
  • Hookahs
  • Drug paraphernalia*
  • 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**

*it is illegal in PA to possess such items, even if only for display

**no one is permitted to possess rapid consumption devices