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Spelman BDT Suites

What to Bring/Not to Bring

Checklist

For a complete list of prohibited items, please review the Community Living Guide PDF.

What is Provided

  • Twin Mattress
  • Twin Bed Frame
  • Desk and Chair
  • Bookshelf
  • 5-Drawer Dresser
  • Closet or Wardrobe
  • High-speed internet connection/wireless

What to Bring

  • Twin XL-size sheets
  • Bedspread or comforter, blankets
  • Pillow and pillowcases
  • Alarm clock
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, etc.)
  • Clothes hangers
  • Backpack/school supplies/school books
  • Mattress Cover
  • Headphones
  • Box fan (First year halls and Morehouse James)
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Umbrella/raincoat
  • Surge protectors only
  • Social Security card (for employment purposes)
  • Insurance and pharmacy cards
  • Current prescription medications
  • Prescription refills (if needed)
  • Laundry detergent

Useful Items

  • Laundry basket
  • Shower caddy/robe/shoes
  • Personal computer
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Checkbook/debit card/money
  • Command adhesive hangers
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Desk/floor lamps (not halogen)
  • Decorative items (pictures/posters)

Things to Discuss with your Roommate

  • Futon/couch/chairs
  • Carpet
  • Television
  • DVD player
  • Video game consoles

What NOT to Bring/Subject to Confiscation

  • Candles/Incense
  • Electrical frying pans and air fryers (including deep fryers or Fry Daddy’s)
  • Toaster ovens, electric skillets, electric grills (including George Forman Grills)
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwaves
  • Any appliance with open heating coils
  • A bed frame or loft
  • Space heaters
  • Electrical cooling systems/air conditioners
  • Unapproved materials for hanging, including tacks, nails, staples; anything else that might damage walls/doors/floors
  • Any electrical items that are not in good working condition

Items Subject to Disciplinary Action

  • Alcohol
  • Illegal drugs
  • Candles/incense
  • Weapons or ammunition (firearms, knives, ect.)
  • Fireworks/explosives
  • Pets (except fish in a 10 gallon or less tank)
  • Unapproved materials for hanging, including tacks, nails, staples; anything else that might damage walls/ doors/floors