Campus Arrival

Move-In Dates

New/Transfer Student Move-In

Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Please go to the Founders Woods Clubhouse to pickup your keys.

Returning Resident Student Move-In

Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
 

Items to Bring to the Residence Hall

Here are some tips on what you should bring to help make your residence hall room feel like home. Not all of these items are necessities, but they are what many students find they will need throughout the year. Remember to talk to your roommate as well to find out what they are bringing.

Please remember the following items are NOT allowed: Pets (other than fish), space heaters, cooking appliances with heating elements, toaster ovens, outside antennas or satellite dishes, incense and candles.

Bedding 
  • Twin XL bed sheets 
  • Mattress topper 
  • Comforter/duvet
  • Pillows 
  • Throw blanket 
  • Alarm clock 
Organization 
  • Underbed storage 
  • Stacking drawers 
  • Shoe storage 
  • Hangers 
  • Wardrobe organizers 
  • Damage-free hooks 
  • Door mirror 
Shower/Bath Supplies 
  • Towels/washcloths 
  • Shower caddy 
  • Soaps/lotions 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Robe 
  • Flip-flops 
  • Medicine 
 Laundry 
  • Laundry hamper 
  • Laundry detergent 
  • Fabric softener 
  • Dryer sheets 
  • Stain remover 
  • Iron/ironing board 
 Study 
  • Desk lamp 
  • Desk organizers 
  • Wastebasket 
  • Dry Erase/bulletin board 
  • Calendar/planner 
  • School supplies 
  • USB flash drive 
Food Storage and Eating
  • Utensils 
  • Plates 
  • Bowls 
  • Cups 
  • Can-opener 
  • Chip clips 
  • Dish soap 
Extras  
  • Cleaning supplies 
  • Duffel bag 
  • Batteries 
  • Umbrella 
  • Flashlight 
  • First aid kit 
  • Tool kit 
  • Sewing kit 
  • Area rug 
  • Decorations 
  • Plants 
  • Envelopes/stamps 
Electronics  
  • Extension cords 
  • Fans 
  • Surge protectors 
  • Light bulbs 
  • Computer 
  • Ethernet cable 
  • Coaxial cable 
  • TV 
  • DVD/Blu-ray player 
  • Mini fridge 
  • Microwave
 

Additional Items to Bring to Founders' Woods

The apartments include a stove, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer. We suggest roommates talk with each other to coordinate who will bring what items to help offset costs.

  • Full-size bed sheets 
  • Mattress topper 
  • Comforter/Duvet 
  • Shower curtain 
  • Cookware 
  • Utensils 
  • Glassware/dishes

Residence Life

Krasa Center, Room 115
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
reslife@ben.edu