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What to Bring to Liberty

It's Time to Start Packing to Come to Liberty! 

Make sure to plan accordingly with your roommate(s) so you can avoid bringing duplicate items. You are not allowed to use nails or screws to attach posters, pictures, etc., to the walls or molding. You will be responsible for repair if any wall damage or discoloration occurs.

University furniture may not be removed from the room.

  • Things to Bring with You
    • Alarm clock
    • Backpack
    • Rain jacket & umbrella
    • Flashlight & batteries
    • Bedding
      • Sheets, comforter, blankets, pillow, mattress pad/topper (recommended)
    • Laundry
      • Laundry basket, detergent, fabric softener, drying rack, ironing board, iron, rolls of quarters
    • Emergency medical information
      • Insurance information
      • Family doctor information
      • Medical conditions
      • Prescriptions
      • Emergency contact information
    • Small sewing kit & safety pins
    • Power strips with circuit breakers
    • Desk supplies
      • Desk lamp, trash can, pens, pencils, stapler with staples, scissors, tape, calculator, correction fluid/tape, note cards, envelopes, stamps
    • Personal hygiene
      • Shampoo, conditioner, soap, toiletries, towels, shower shoes
    • First aid kit
      • Bandages, peroxide, antiseptic cream, digital thermometer, headache medicine, cough drops, cold medicine
    • Cleaning supplies
      • All-purpose cleaner, window cleaner, broom, mop, trash bags
  • Supplied by the University

    Every room contains one of these items per student:

    • Bed
    • Dresser
    • Desk & Chair
    • Standard mattress size is 36" x 80"

    For exact measurements, see our furniture dimensions.

    Rooms in the Residential Commons, the Quads, and on East Campus have private bathrooms. Shower curtains are provided.

    Bunk Beds & Lofts

    Each three-person room (triple room) has one set of bunk beds and one lofted bed.

    If you are in a two-person room (double room), you may request a loft kit for an additional charge of $50, which will be added to your student account. Not all university furniture is compatible with loft kits. Requests will be honored based on inventory.

  • Allowed Items
    • Plants
    • Fish and Hermit Crabs
    • TVs, stereos, DVD/Blu-Ray players
    • Computer, laptop, printers
    • Coffee makers
    • Lamps
    • Fans
    • Refrigerators (15 amps or less)*
    • Microwaves*
    • Carpet/room-sized rug
    • Window treatment

    *Residential Commons rooms will have a refrigerator/microwave unit provided. Additional refrigerators/microwaves will not be allowed. 

  • Not Permitted - Do Not Bring

    Main Campus & the Commons

    If you live on Main Campus or in the Residential Commons, the following items are not permitted in your dorm room:

    • Pets (except fish and hermit crabs)
    • Nails, tape that damages walls
    • Waterbeds
    • Multiple-plug outlets (except surge protectors)
    • Extension cords
    • Candles
    • Air conditioners, space heaters
    • Torchiere-style halogen lamps
    • Tubular halogen light bulbs
    • Hot plates, hot pots, sandwich makers
    • Toasters, toaster ovens, George Foreman grills

    East Campus & the Quads

    If you live on East Campus or in the Quads, the following items are not permitted in your dorm room:

    • Pets (except fish and hermit crabs)
    • Tape that damages walls
    • Waterbeds
    • Multiple-plug outlets (except surge protectors)
    • Extension cords
    • Candles
    • Air conditioners, space heaters
    • Torchiere-style halogen lamps
    • Tubular halogen light bulbs
  • Suggested Items for the Commons, the Quads, & East Campus
    • Toilet paper, plunger, bathroom cleaning supplies, toilet shelf
    • Trash cans and trash bags
    • Plates, silverware, cups, pots, and pans (Quads and East Campus only)
    • Bathmat
    • Entry floor mat/rug
    • Toasters and George Foreman grills allowed (Quads and East Campus only)
    • Mop, bucket, broom, vacuum cleaner

 

Institutional Liability

The university will not be responsible for damage to or loss of personal belongings which are a result of fire, wind, water, insects, rodents, vandalism or theft. However, when damage or loss is reported, the university will take reasonable steps to attempt to resolve the problem. Students are encouraged to make sure personal belongings are covered by their parent's homeowner's policy or a renter's insurance policy.


Contact

(434) 592-4139
residencelife@liberty.edu

Res. Commons 2
Terrace Level Lobby


Hours

Mon.-Fri.
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed for Convocation
Wed. & Fri., 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

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