Short-Stay Groups - What to Pack

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GW Housing is dedicated to making your stay on campus as comfortable as possible.

All residence halls are partially furnished with:

  • Twin‐sized bed
  • Desk
  • Closet or wardrobe
  • Coin‐operated laundry facilities
  • Internet, telephone service
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Short Stay Group Linen Srvice

Guests who are part of short‐term conference groups will receive:

  • Hand Soap and Toilet Paper
  • 1 Pillow, 1 Pillowcase, 1 Blanket, 1 Sheet, 2 Towels

All guests should consider bringing:

  • Toiletries
  • Hangers
  • Blowdryer
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Quarters for Laundry

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 and Safety will either lock or confiscate prohibited items found during inspections.