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NYU Packing List: What to Bring on Move In Day

NYU packing list

NYU move in day can be extremely stressful during the freshman school year. We at UNISUP understand that feeling and that is why we have compiled a list on what to bring and not to bring during move in day. Here is the complete NYU packing list! 

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Room basics that you need to bring to NYU during move in day

  • Towels and shower caddy
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Clock
  • Sleeping bag if you want
  • Wall mirror
  • Alarm clock
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Power strip/surge protector
  • Mini-vacuum
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Linens to fit an extra long twin bed (36" x 80")
  • Non-halogen desk lamp
  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toiletries
  • First Aid Kit
  • Mattress pad
  • Bedspread, comforter or blanket
  • Desk lamp
  • Trash bags

Room decorations that you could bring to NYU during move in day

  • Pictures
  • Picture frames
  • Photo clips
  • Jewelry organizer
  • Decorative baskets
  • String lights
  • Posters
  • Wall Art

School Supplies that you need to bring during NYU move in day

  • Pencil Case
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Erasers
  • Highlighters
  • Lunchbox
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • External hard drive or USB or SD Card
  • Wireless mouse
  • Chargers (Phone, table, laptop)
  • Staplers
  • White out
  • Textbooks
  • iClicker (Check if you need for your classes)
  • Calculator (Make sure to check which one you need)
  • Laptop 
  • Backpack
  • Pen and Pencils
  • Binders
  • Papers
  • Tote bag
  • Calendar
  • Folders organizer
  • Sticky Notes

Bathroom and shower essentials to bring during NYU move in day

  • Lotion
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Bathroom rug
  • Shower shoes
  • Toilet paper
  • Body wash
  • Shampoo
  • Shower cap
  • Towels
  • Hand towels

Important documents to bring during NYU move in day

  • ID (Driver license, passport, student ID)
  • Bank documents
  • Credit card and debit card
  • Checks
  • Health Cards

What not to bring during NYU move in day (IMPORTANT)

  • Homemade lofts, cinder blocks, bed risers
  • Candles, incense, wax melters
  • Nails, screws, wall mounting kits or anything that leaves permanent holes in walls
  • Electrical appliances (fryers, grills, toaster ovens.
  • Space heaters
  • Ceiling fans
  • Pets are not allowed except for fish
  • Extension cords
  • Weapons
  • Firearms, knives
  • Hover boards

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