What to Bring Checklist

You probably have a good idea of what you'll need to make the most of your NYIT residential experience. Don’t worry. If you forget something, there are stores nearby for you to buy any essentials. Following is a list of items students tell us are helpful—if not essential. We suggest you and your roommate(s) connect before you arrive so you don't duplicate items you can share.

Bedding

  • Blanket
  • Pillow
  • Sheets (extra long twin)
  • Towels

Cleaning Supplies

  • Air freshener
  • Broom/dust pan
  • Disinfectant spray
  • Paper towels

Clothing

Make sure to bring  clothing and footwear appropriate to the climate and changing seasons.

  • Hangers
  • Professional clothes
  • Rain gear
  • Shower shoes
  • Slippers
  • Umbrella

Décor/Furnishings

  • Desk lamp/light bulbs
  • Message board
  • Posters
  • Room decorations
  • Small Bookshelf
  • Wall calendar

Electronics

  • Alarm clock
  • Computer
  • DVD player
  • Ethernet cord
  • Stereo/radio
  • Surge protector
  • Wireless card

Laundry Supplies

  • Clothes iron/ironing board
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry detergent
  • Roll of quarters
  • Vacuum

School Supplies

  • 3-hole punch
  • College-lined paper and binder(s)
  • Envelopes
  • Note pads
  • Paper clips
  • Pens
  • Pencils, sharpener
  • Post-its
  • Rubber bands
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Stamps
  • Stapler
  • Weekly planner

Toiletries

  • Aspirin/medicine
  • Band-aids
  • Hair dryer
  • Kleenex
  • Nail clippers
  • Personal hygiene products

Miscellaneous

  • Cooking pans
  • Dishes
  • Flashlight/batteries
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Trash bags
  • Wastebasket