UNCW Packing List – What to Bring on Move in Day

uncw packing list

UNC Wilmington Move in day can be extremely stressful during the start of the school year. We are Humans of University understand that feeling and that is why we have compiled a list on what to bring and not to bring on move in day. Here is the complete UNC Wilmington Packing List.

Room basics you may need on UNCW Move in Day

  • Towels
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Linens to fit an extra long twin bed (36″ x 80″)
  • Non-halogen desk lamp
  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toiletries
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Clock
  • Alarm clock
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Power strip/surge protector
  • Mini-vacuum
  • Sleeping bag if you want
  • Wall mirror
  • Trashcan

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Room decorations you may need on UNCW Move in Day

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

School supplies you may need you need on UNCW 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
  • Binders
  • Papers
  • Tote bag
  • Calendar
  • Folders organizer
  • Sticky Notes
  • Pencil Case
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Erasers
  • Highlighters
  • Lunchbox
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • External hard drive or USB or SD Card
  • Wireless mouse
  • Chargers (Phone, table, laptop)
  • Extension cords
  • Staplers
  • White out

Bathroom and shower essentials at UNCW

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

Important Documents to bring on UNCW Move in Day

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

What NOT to bring on UNCW Move in Day

  • Any Type of Firearm or Bullets
  • Weapons of any Kind
  • Double-Sided Sticky Tape
  • Wall-Mounted Bookshelf
  • Wall-Mounted Mirror
  • Wall-Mounted Frames
  • Deep Fryers
  • Electric Skillet
  • Expensive Jewelry
  • Oil Lamps
  • Toaster Oven
  • Oil Popcorn Popper
  • George Foreman Grill
  • Gas or Charcoal Grill
  • Curtains (unless flame retardant)
  • Lava Lamp
  • Space Heaters
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Paintball, Water, Nerf or Other Recreational/Toy Guns
  • Pets (with the exception of fish in 20 gallon tank or less)
  • Hover Boards
  • Scooters
  • Electronic Skateboards
  • LED Light Strips
  • Waterbeds/Mattresses
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • Candles (ceremonial, decorative or display)
  • Incense
  • Hookahs
  • Fireworks
  • Non-Fire Retardant Material Used to Decorate
  • Wireless Routers
  • Third Party Loft Beds
  • Incandescent Bulbs
  • Road/Traffic Signs or Safety Cones
  • Extension Cords
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