Pearl River Community College

What to Bring/Leave


It's important to know what to bring with you when you live in campus housing. Below is a list of necessities and some extras to help make your campus living a positive experience:

  • Bed Linens (twin), pillows, blankets
  • Towels and other bathroom necessities
  • School supplies - paper, pens, pencils, tape, etc.
  • Alarm clock
  • Flip flops for the shower
  • An umbrella for rainy days
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Storage boxes with locks
  • Laundry basket and soap
  • Small first-aid kit
  • Renter's insurance or a personal property rider on your parents' insurance
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Guide to River Living - Student Life Resident Handbook


Items that are not allowed on campus are listed below.

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Ammunition
  • Alcoholic beverages and/or empty containers
  • Controlled substances
  • Candles
  • Hotplates, toasters, and/or toaster ovens
  • Personal air-conditioners or space heaters
  • Pets
  • Water guns
  • Firecrackers or other explosives
  • Grills
  • Incense
  • Satellite dishes

**Please refer to "The Guide to River Living", the housing department's handbook, for a complete list of rules and regulations.

Guide to River Living - Student Life Resident Handbook