UC Davis Campus

UC Davis move in day can be extremely stressful during the freshman school year. Here is the complete UC Davis packing list! 

Room basics that you need to bring to UC Davis 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 Davis 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 Davis 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 UC Davis 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 UC Davis 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 Davis move in day (IMPORTANT)

  • Space heaters
  • Ceiling fans
  • Pets are not allowed except for fish
  • Extension cords
  • 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.
  • Weapons
  • Firearms, knives
  • Hover boards
Jorge Casero

Class of 2022 College of Engineering The Lawrenceville School '18 Mexico City, Mexico

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