Packing FAQs

Do you have a list of suggested items that we bring to campus?

Please refer to the list of suggested items to pack.

Is there anything I can't bring with me?

Yes. Our list of suggested items to pack also includes a list of items that are prohibited in the residence halls.

How do I ship my belongings to campus?
If you'll be living in University housing and intend to ship some of your belongings before you arrive, please refer to the information on the Ship to Northwestern webpage for the process, important dates, and other useful information to ensure a smooth experience.