What A Camel Needs

Here are your lists of items you will need, items you might want, and items you shouldn’t bring.

2021-2022 Specifics

  • Hand Soap
  • Mask
  • Hand Sanitizer 
  • Cleaning Supplies for bedroom
  • Cleaning Supplies for bathroom


  • A laptop or desktop with microphone and web cam capability (See recommended hardware specifications)
  • Linens to fit an XL (80″) twin mattress
  • Pillow
  • Towels, hand towels, and washcloths
  • Toiletry items
  • Laundry supplies
  • Clothes hangers
  • Umbrella
  • Alarm clock
  • Desk lamp (no halogen bulbs)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Trash can
  • Medication
  • Small vacuum
  • Shower shoes
  • Soap
  • Backpack
  • School supplies

Items You Might Want

These items are not necessary, but they can make your life in a residence hall easier.

  • Mattress pad
  • Fan
  • Refrigerator
    • 3.5 cubic feet max; 1.5 amps max
  • Computer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Dry Erase/bulletin board
  • 3M Command adhesive for attaching items to the walls
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Headphones
  • Bicycle and lock
  • Storage containers (i.e. under-the-bed boxes)
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
    • Must have automatic shut off

Items You Cannot Bring

  • Animals
    • Except for approved ESA or a service dog, fish must be in a 10-gallon tank or smaller.
  • Alcoholic beverages or paraphernalia
  • Bricks or cinder blocks
  • Candles, incense, fireworks, explosives, or any other flame-producing material
  • Cooking appliances such as toasters, George Foreman Grills, hot plates, appliances that produce a flame, etc.
    • Toasters and George Foreman Grills are allowed in the Apartment style residential facilities, only in the designated kitchen area.
  • Decorative lights (i.e. Christmas lights)
    • Battery powered lights are approved
  • Fully upholstered or overstuffed furniture (i.e. Couches, recliners, and futons)
  • Halogen lamps, lava lamps, compact fluorescent lighting (CFL), or lamps with a plastic shade
  • Hazardous materials or chemicals such as  gasoline, lighter fluid, or any other item which may pose a danger to the Campbell community
  • Items to be hung from ceilings, on/from heating system, or sprinkler system piping
  • Nails, screws, permanent adhesives – anything that could damage the walls
  • Obscene materials
  • Outside antennas
  • Personal beds
  • Previously live cut trees, cornstalks, leaves, and hay
  • Removal of University-issued room furniture or relocation of any University-issued residential furniture is not permitted.
  • Signs considered to be University, government, or another’s property
  • Space heaters
  • Extension cords are not allowed unless they have an on/off switch
  • Weapons of any kind, including air rifles, pellet guns, knives with blades over 5 inches.

Important Things to Note

  • Smoking must be done outside and 50 feet away from the building. Hookahs, Vapes, or e-cigarettes are not permitted to be used in any residential facility.
  • Electrical items such as curling irons and hairdryers should be unplugged when not being used.
  • Microwaves and refrigerators must be plugged directly into the wall. They cannot be plugged into a surge protector or extension cord.
  • Power strips must include an on/off switch and have surge protection. In addition, they must be plugged directly into the wall. They cannot be plugged into another surge protector or extension cord.