What to Bring

Fitted and flat bed sheets are provided. You must bring your own blanket, pillow, and bath towel.

New this year:

  1. We invite you to share a book you like at the Readers Advisory Roundtable on Sunday evening, so bring either the book or title and author.
  2. Instead of a knitting and crochet session, we have time for crafters of all kinds to gather. Some crafting materials will be provided or you may bring a project to work on.

Those and other items that are often forgotten or may make your visit more comfortable include:

  • Alarm clock
  • Bath floor mat
  • Bath towel
  • Blanket for sleeping
  • Book you like (or the title & author) to share at the Readers Advisory Roundtable
  • Bottle, cup or mug to tote beverages
  • Clothes for hot, cool, or rainy weather
  • Clothes hangers
  • Craft project for the Monday afternoon craft time
  • Flip-flops for shower
  • Garbage bag (e.g. a plastic grocery bag)
  • Hand towel
  • Hat
  • Keurig K-cups (original style) to use in our machines
  • Laundry soap, softener, and quarters if you wish to use the dorm machines
  • Money for Monday night dinner
  • Nightlight, lamp, flashlight, or book light to keep by the bed
  • Pillow
  • Robe or wrap, for using the shared apartment bathrooms
  • Sleep mask, in case of a street light outside your bedroom window
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Sweater or jacket for cold rooms
  • Tissues
  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.)
  • Towels: bath and hand towels
  • Umbrella, poncho, or raincoat
  • Utensils, if you wish to cook or eat in the dorm kitchen
  • Walking shoes
  • White Elephant Bingo gift (wrapped, for the optional game; should be unusual or odd)