Individuals - What to Pack

Empty residence hall room

All residence halls are partially furnished with

  • Twin-xl size bed
  • Desk & chair
  • Closet or wardrobe
  • Refrigerator and microwave
  • Internet, cable, and telephone service
  • Laundry facilities - coin operated during the summer

Items to Bring

Individuals should consider bringing the following items, as they are not provided by GW Housing:

  • Kitchen appliances and utensils. In-suite and community kitchen supplies are not furnished by the university
  • Residents are encouraged to bring a desk or floor lamp to supplement in-room lighting
  • Standard twin-xl sheets, pillow, pillowcase, blanket, washcloth, and towels
  • Power outlet strip (surge-protected only)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Television (cable box and remote provided)
  • Cleaning supplies

What Not to Bring

We invite you to bring items that will make your stay enjoyable, but the following items are prohibited:

  • Additional furniture
  • Pets
  • Non- surge protected extension cords
  • Halogen lamps
  • Kitchen appliances in rooms without a kitchen
  • Candles and Incense
  • Flammable liquids
  • Explosives, including fireworks
  • Weapons, including switch-blade and butterfly knives, spears, swords souvenir weapons or chemicals
  • Firearms, including ammunition, tasers or pellet/BB/air/paintball guns
  • Alcohol, if underage
  • Illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia

To ensure you are healthy and safe during your stay, the Office of Health & Safety will either lock or confiscate prohibited items found during inspections.