What to Pack

The EOP Pre-College Summer Institute runs for approximately five weeks -- PLEASE PACK ACCORDINGLY.

After the completion of the program, each student MUST take home ALL of their belongings; there is no place for storage on campus before the fall semester.

You Will Need to Bring

  • Alarm clock
  • Business casual attire (there is a closing semi-formal banquet at the end of the program)
  • Clothes hangers
  • Extra-long power strip cord/surge protector 
  • Fan - July can be hot and humid; there is no air-conditioning in the residence halls.
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Kleenex
  • Laundry supplies
  • Detergent, softener, bleach, etc.
  • Linens
  • Comforter
  • Extra-long Twin bed sheets (80” x 36”)
  • Mattress pad
  • Pillows/Blankets
  • Bath towels 
  • Money/Change for vending machines, etc.
  • Shower shoes
  • Sun block
  • Toiletries and personal hygiene items/tote to carry items to bathroom

Do Not Bring

  • Air Conditioners
  • Alcohol/illegal drugs
  • Appliances such as:
    • Coffee pots
    • Hotplates/electric grills
    • Toasters or toaster ovens
  • Candles, incense, or potpourri pots
  • Fire Arms/weapons of any kind
  • Furniture
  • Halogen lamps
  • Nails/tacks for hanging decorations
  • Pets
  • Portable Heaters    

Suggested Items to Bring

  • First Aid items (basic)
  • Iron
  • Mini-fridge
  • Postage stamps and envelopes 
  • Room cleaning supplies
  • Umbrella