Loyola University Maryland

Student Life

Items to Bring

Personal Items

  • Photo Albums and Scrapbooks
  • Pictures
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Personal Mementos


  • Alarm Clock/Docking Station
  • Camera
  • MP3 Player/iPod
  • Cell Phone & Charger
  • Computer/Laptop, Ipad/Tablet and all chargers
  • HDMI cables*
  • Power Strip w/Surge Protector (UL approved)
  • Printer, Ink Cartridges and Paper
    • Loyola offers HoundPrint for students who prefer not to bring a printer
  • TV and Gaming Systems* (w/remote and user manual)
  • TV coaxial cable (6-10 feet)*

*Items commonly shared among roommates


  • Ear Plugs
  • First Aid Kit
  • Personal Hygiene Products
  • Prescription Medication
  • Shower Caddy
  • Shower Shoes/Flip Flops

*Items commonly shared among roommates


  • ATM Card
  • Checkbook
  • Credit Cards
  • Drivers License
  • Insurance Cards
  • Passport/Visas
  • Social Security Card
    • All students who hold an on campus job are required to provide the original copy of their Social Security Card to Human Resources
  • Lock Box

*Items commonly shared among roommates

Laundry Supplies

  • Detergent
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Drying Rack*
  • Fabric Softener
  • Garment Bags
  • Iron (auto shut-off)*
  • Ironing Board*
  • Laundry Bag/Basket
  • Lint Brush

*Items commonly shared among roommates

Room Supplies

  • Calendar
  • Cleaning supplies* (Swiffer, Surface wipes, toilet cleaner, bathtub cleaner, plunger, vacuum, broom) 
  • Hangers
  • Kitchen Supplies including plates, bowls, mugs,cups* (if living in Campion: Pots, pans, cooking utensils)
  • Mattress Pad
  • Message Board*
  • Microwave*
  • Mirror-Full Length*
  • Poster Putty (3M Command Strips suggested)
  • Posters, Pictures, Picture Frames
  • Sheet Sets (Extra-Long Twin recommended), pillows & blankets/comforter (Visit our linens page for more information on where to purchase!)
  • Storage tubs/bins 
  • Throw Rugs*
  • Trash Can*

*Items commonly shared among roommates


  • Flashlight
  • Hand Truck (for move-in)
  • Plastic Food Storage containers with sealing lids*
  • Umbrella
  • Water Filter Pitcher*
  • School Supplies
  • Refrigerator (if you are living in a double room-you can rent a refrigerator on this website.)

*Items commonly shared among roommates

Items Provided For You

  • Air Conditioners
  • Blinds and/or Shades
  • Bed with Mattress
  • Carpets

  • Desk with Chair
  • Dresser and Closet Space
  • Refrigerator (if you are living in an apartment)

  • Shower Liners

Prohibited Items

  • Candles
  • Fireworks
  • Tapestries
  • Electric Heaters
  • Hot Plates
  • Water Beds
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Weapons (knives, swords, firearms, etc.)
  • Car (not allowed for first year students)
  • Non UL approved extension cords
  • Pets other than freshwater fish in 10 gallon or less tanks

For more information on prohibited items, please consult the Loyola University Community Standards.