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IDS recommendations on what to bring to IU



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Trash bags (2 boxes)

Extra trash can

Tissues (3 boxes)

Command hooks and strips

Address book, stamps

Stacking drawers / milk crates

Laundry detergent, fabric softener

Laundry basket (2)

Clothes: casual, exercise, nightwear 

1 set business casual

Hangers

Mini sewing kit, safety pins

Twin XL bedding (2 sets)

Pillows (2), pillowcases (4)

Foam mattress pad

Comforter/bedspread

Towels (bath, hand, face)

Shower shoes

Shower caddy

Shampoo and conditioner

Hairstyling products

Bath and facial soap

Toothpaste and toothbrush

Dental floss

Comb/brush

Tweezers

Nail clippers

Hair dryer/straightener

Razor and shaving cream

Lotion and facial moisturizer

Cotton swabs

Homework planner

Sticky notes

Paper clips, binder clips

Rubber bands

Tape (Scotch, Duct)

Scissors

Highlighter pens

Stapler, staples

Laptop

Surge protector

Extension cords

Extra light bulbs (2)

Alarm clock

Mini toolkit

Antacid, vitamins, cough drops

Cold medicine 

Band-Aids

Heating pad / hot water bottle

Ceramic dishes for microwave

Refillable water bottle

Water filter pitcher

Silverware (1 set)

Umbrella (2)

Mirror

Backpack

Small fan


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Coffeemaker/Microwave

Small refrigerator

Area rug

Posters, room décor

TV

Video game systems

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