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Things to Bring

For the 2022-2023 academic year, we encourage you to pack lightly to facilitate the move-in process. Consider purchasing items at local stores once arriving to Evanston or ordering items online to be shipped to campus. 

The Basic Necessities 

Suggested Health Items to Bring to Campus 

Shopping Green 

We encourage you to make environmentally conscious choices when moving on campus. Check out SustainNU’s suggestions below: 

Items Prohibited From Residential Facilities 

Items Prohibited From Student Rooms 

The following items can be used in common spaces and/or bathrooms: 
For a complete list of policies, please refer to the Residential Services policy page

*All mattresses in undergraduate buildings are 36″ by 80″ and are around 7"-8" thick. They’re referred to as “twin extra-long” mattresses. Please make sure that you check the measurements of the sheets before purchasing them. OCM provides linens and other products to improve your stay on campus that will be delivered to your room prior to your arrival.