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What to Bring

You might want to bring some things that make you feel at home!

Don’t forget:
  • Bedding and  a favourite pillow (note: all residences have single beds requiring twin sheets EXCEPT Leggett and Watts, which have long double beds that require queen-sized sheets)
  • Bed risers (raise your bed for extra storage space)
  • Winter clothing
  • Favourite books, movies and pictures
  • Hangers
  • Alarm clock
  • Desk lamp
  • Decorations –posters, plants, photos, etc
  • Storage boxes for your room (there is no extra storage in residence buildings)
  • A small first aid kit, thermometer, hand sanitizer, flashlight and batteries
  • Dishware and eating utensils
  • Laundry bag
  • Bathrobe and container for soap, shampoo, etc.

Wondering what to bring to Res? Get some tips from our students…


You might also want to bring…
  • a small fridge
  • Sticky-tack adhesive for decorations
  • Semi-formal wear
  • White board and dry erase markers
  • Ice skates
  • USB stick
  • Ear plugs (just in case)
  • Memory foam (for your bed)
  • Shower flip flops
We provide:
  • a bed (in Leggett and Watts Hall, this is an extra long double bed, in other residences, this is a regular single bed)
  • dresser
  • desk
  • bulletin board
  • bookshelf
  • chair
  • mirror
  • one telephone and connection for each student
  • one data connection and cable for each student
  • washroom facilities (vary according to the building; some have individual washrooms, while others have communal facilities)
  • Laundry facilities and a laundry card that allows you to use the machines (you will need to load funds on the card)

Some residence floors have a common room and a small kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, stove, iron and ironing board, while others have a main common room in the building.  Some residences are equipped with snack machines, exercise bikes, TV’s/DVD players, microwaves, pianos, pool tables, video games and photocopiers. Please see individual building descriptions for details.