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UC Berkeley Packing List: What to Bring on Move In Day

UC Berkeley packing list

UC Berkeley 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 UC Berkeley packing list! 

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Room basics that you need to bring to UC Berkeley 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 UC Berkeley 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 UC Berkeley move in day

  • Textbooks
  • iClicker (Check if you need for your classes)
  • Calculator (Make sure to check which one you need)
  • Laptop 
  • Backpack
  • Pen and Pencils
  • 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
  • Binders
  • Papers
  • Tote bag
  • Calendar
  • Folders organizer
  • Sticky Notes

Bathroom and shower essentials to bring during UC Berkeley move in day

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

Important documents to bring during UC Berkeley move in day

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

What not to bring during UC Berkeley 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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