undergraduate

What to bring

We’ve created this handy checklist to help you plan what to bring to campus and what to leave at home.

You should bring these basics:
sheets (twin extra long)
pillow
pillowcases
blankets
cellular phone
alarm clock
small fan
umbrella
towels and wash cloths
soap, shampoo, and other toiletries
clothes (including bathrobe, heavy winter coat, and snow boots)
a good bicycle lock (if you bring a bike)
laundry basket and detergent
message board for your door
dishes, silverware, drinking cups
rug or other floor covering
radio or sound system
computer
surge protector
calendar
desk supplies (pens, paper, and desk lamp)
dictionary and thesaurus
small refrigerator
health records

You will find these items in your room when you arrive: 
twin bed, extra long
twin mattress, extra long (39” x 80”)
bureau and closet
desk and chair
bookshelves
wastebasket

These items are prohibited by MIT and NOT allowed in student rooms:
microwaves
hot plates
toaster/toaster oven
any cooking devices
candles or incense
open heating elements
halogen lamps
weapons of any kind, including guns and knives