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Redbird Move-In Checklist

Move in will come faster than you think, #FutureRedbird! Take the checklist quiz below to see if you have everything you need to move in!

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  1. 1. Check all the items below that you have:

    Pillow & pillow cases
    Sheets (extra-long twin for dorms, bed size may differ in Cardinal Court)
    Blanket/Comforter
    Mattress pad
    Shower shoes (flips flops are a lifesaver!)
    An umbrella, rain jacket, & rain boots. Getting soaked on your walk to class is no fun, make sure you're prepared!
    Day-to-Day clothes & shoes
    Exercise clothing
    Business casual & business professional clothing
    Coats/Jackets
    A daily planner. This comes in handy for keeping track of all your extracurriculars, assignments, etc.
    Calculator
    Stationary, envelopes, stamps
    School supplies (notebooks, folders, expo markers, highlighters, thumb drive, etc.)
    Laptop, printer, printer ink
    Extension cord
    Snacks
    Water bottle
    Set of dishware & cups
    Dish towel & soap
    TV (all residence halls have free cable!)
    Trash & recycling bins
    Mini fridge
    Area rug
    Desk lamp
    Decorations!! Personalize your space & make it a home-away-from-home.
    Shampoo, conditioner, soap, & lotion
    Loofah
    Basic toiletries
    Shower tote
    Towels, hand towels
    Hair dryer, straightener, curling iron, etc.
    Iron/Steamer
    First aid kit
    Basic medicine
    Sewing kit (trust us, your mom will be impressed!)
    Combination lock
    Checkbook (this will come in handy more than you think!)
    Backpack
    Hangers
    Cleaning supplies
    Detergent, fabric softener, dryer sheets, stain remover
    Laundry basket
    Quarters for laundry
    BONUS!!! Just for Move-In: cart, dolly, basic tools, & a rubber mallet (for lofting a bed)

Redbird Move-In Checklist

You have a good amount of packing that still has to be done, Future Redbird. Get workin' on that list!

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Good job Future Redbird! You're making great progress with packing. Keep crossing those items off your list!

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Way to go Future Redbird! If move-in was today, you'd be all set! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the rest of your summer.

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For a full list of what to bring (and what not to bring!), be sure to check with Housing at Illinois State!

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