What do I need to bring?

For my room:

  • Blue Painter's Tape (this is the only product that can be put on room walls)
  • Extra-long twin bed sheets, pillows, blankets, bedspread or comforter
  • Towels, wash cloths
  • Shower caddy and personal hygiene items
  • Laundry detergent/hangers
  • Laundry basket
  • Posters/pictures to personalize your room
  • Surge protectors
  • Umbrella
  • Alarm clock
  • Card or board games
  • Mini trashcan
  • Under bed storage
  • Simple food items (microwave popcorn, instant soup, soda/juice, water)
  • Any medication

For my studies:

  • Pens, pencils, markers, highlighters
  • Notebooks, binders, folders
  • Backpack
  • Desk supplies (stapler, ruler, tape, scissors)
  • Money for books
  • Laptop case (if desired/applicable)

What should I leave at home?

  • Pets of any kind
  • Candles, incense, warming plates, etc.
  • Coffee makers/brewers (including Keurigs)
  • Blenders
  • Microwaves, hot plates, small grills, etc.
  • Halogen lamps
  • Anything with exposed elements (irons, hot plates)
  • Alcohol/liquor containers and glasses
  • Bed risers
  • Kerosene, firecrackers, fireworks, etc.
  • Portable heaters, electric blankets, sun lamps, etc.
  • Hoverboards, battery-operated scooters, etc.
  • Weapons of any kind

What will Seton Hill provide?

  • A MacBook Air laptop for eligible full-time students
  • Campus-wide Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen facilities
  • TV in every lounge
  • Laundry facilities

Talk to your roommate.

Before moving in, you should get in touch with your roommate. Remember that you cannot fit two of everything in your room, so, BEFORE packing, decide which one of you will bring the larger shared items, such as:

  • Television 
  • Carpeting
  • Refrigerator (suggested 2.7 cubic feet or smaller)
  • Bulky items (trunks)
  • Window Fan

Need More Information?

If you are a new or prospective student, please contact the Office of Admissions at admit@setonhill.edu or (724) 838-4281.

If you are a currently enrolled student with questions about residence halls or meal plans, please contact the Office of Residence & Commuter Life by email: reslife@setonhill.edu, or call (724) 838-4213 (between the hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) To contact this office after office hours, please call Campus Police at (724) 830-4999.