Each residence hall room contains:

  • Individual desks and desk chairs (one per resident)
  • Single beds (one per resident)
  • Twin-XL bed (36"x80") (one per resident)
  • Ethernet computer hook-up (one per resident)
  • Cable hook-up (one per suite)
  • Telephone (one per suite)
  • Shower curtain (one per suite)
  • Dresser(s) (two per suite)
  • Curtains on windows 

At this time, Carey, Cobb, Troutman, and Wheeler will be three students per room, not four.  Please note these rooms have furniture for four students.  No furniture will be removed.

Essentials to pack:

  • Computer
  • Ethernet cord
  • USB drive
  • Cell phone & charger
  • Fan
  • Refrigerator (4.3 cubic feet or smaller)
  • Bedding (bedspread/comforter, blankets, extra-long twin sheets, pillow, mattress pad)
  • Power strips, surge protector & extension cord
  • Alarm clock
  • Towels & washcloths
  • Hangers
  • Raincoat & umbrella
  • Health & beauty products (shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, razor/shaving cream, etc.)
  • Microwaveable/reusable dishes including cups, bowls, silverware (microwaves available in most kitchenettes on each residence hall floor)
  • Renters insurance
  • Snacks
  • School supplies
  • Dishwashing soap
  • Laundry detergent for high-efficiency washers (laundry pods may be used)
  • Health insurance card
  • Safe or lockbox

Other items to consider packing:

  • A list which includes the make, model and serial number for any personal item you are bringing with a value over $100
  • Social Security card (if you plan on getting a job on-campus)
  • Bike & bike lock (optional, but do register your bike with CMUPD if you bring one )

Sheets & Linens 

The Residence Hall Linens (RHL) program offers extra-long twin sheets, comforters, matching towels and storage items. Proceeds from this program go to the CMU Residence Hall Assembly for programming in the residence halls. For more information please visit the RHL website: www.rhl.org/cmi.  

Microwaves & Refrigerators

Bedloft.com  also rents approved microwave/refrigerator combination appliances to interested students. A MicroFridge is a combination refrigerator, freezer and microwave, and is the only microwave approved for use in all CMU residence halls. MicroFridges can be pre-ordered, and delivered directly to your room. The Residence Hall Assembly student leadership group receives a portion of all profits which helps support programs and activities for all residence hall students.  Note: Central Michigan University is not responsible or liable for the services and/or actions of bedloft.com or the Residence Hall Linens organization.