Drexel University

Drexel move in day can be extremely stressful during the start of the school year. We 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 Drexel packing list!

Room basics that you need to bring to Drexel during 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

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

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

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

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

Important documents to bring during Drexel move in day

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

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

  • Drugs (except prescriptions)
  • Full/empty alcohol containers
  • Pets
  • Candles
  • Incense
  • Incense burners
  • Weapons
  • Halogen lamps
  • Gas-powered equipment
  • Space heaters
  • Quartz heaters
  • Flammable liquids
  • Large stereo speakers

The following items are generally prohibited on college campuses. Confirm with your school the status of these and any other items.

  • Space heaters & air conditioners
  • Hot plates, deep fryers, & toaster ovens
  • Water beds
  • Weightlifting equipment
  • Halogen lamps & oil lamps
  • Candles & incense
  • Weapons such as rifles, handguns, and knives
  • Cigarettes, e-cigs, & hookahs
  • Thermometers containing mercury
  • Chemicals such as propane, charcoal, gasoline, paint thinner, and lighter fluid
  • Fireworks & firecrackers
  • Pets & live plants
  • Hover boards
  • Swimming pools & hot tubs
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