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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, with shower curtains provided. Apartments in East Campus and the Quads are equipped with a kitchen, including a stove, refrigerator, and dining table. Rooms in the Residential Commons are each equipped with a refrigerator/microwave unit.

    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. 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 are not permitted in these rooms.

  • Not Permitted - Do Not Bring

    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 or candle warmers
    • Air conditioners, space heaters
    • Torchiere-style halogen lamps
    • Tubular halogen light bulbs
    • Hot plates, hot pots, sandwich makers (permitted on Quads and East Campus only)
    • Toasters, toaster ovens, George Foreman grills (permitted on Quads and East Campus only)

    For a complete list of approved and prohibited items, please refer to the On-Campus Living Guide.

  • Suggested Items for the Commons, the Quads, & East Campus
    • Toilet paper, plunger, bathroom cleaning supplies, toilet shelf
    • Trash cans and trash bags
    • Bathmat
    • Entry floor mat/rug
    • Mop, bucket, broom, vacuum cleaner
    • Plates, silverware, cups, pots, and pans (Quads and East Campus only)
    • Toasters and George Foreman grills (Quads and East Campus only)

For a full list of dress code regulations and other policies for on-campus living, please consult the Liberty Way and the On-Campus Living Guide.

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.


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