University at Buffalo Packing List – What to Bring on Move in Day

University at Buffalo 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 University at Buffalo Packing List.

Room basics you may need on Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo

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

Important Documents to bring on Buffalo Move in Day

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

What NOT to bring on Buffalo Move in Day

  • Air Conditioners (Residence Halls)
  • Apartments are Air Conditioned
  • Bed Risers (Residence Halls &
  • Apartments)
  • Candles (Residence Halls &
  • Apartments)
  • Extension Cords (Residence Halls &
  • Apartments) Surge protectors only
  • Hover-Boards (Residence Halls &
  • Apartments)
  • Incense (Residence Halls &
  • Apartments)
  • Microwave Oven (Residence Halls
  • Apartments include microwave in
  • Oil Burning, Halogen, Torchiere/
    Tree-style a Multi-head or
    Octopus-style Lamps (Residence
    Halls & Apartments)
    Tapestries and Cloth Wall Hangings
    (Residence Halls & Apartments)
  • Cooking Appliances, such as: Crock
    Pot (Residence Halls) Hot Plate
    (Residence Halls)
    Grilling Machine (Residence Halls)
    Rice Cooker (Residence Halls)
    Sandwich Maker (Residence Halls)
    Slow Cooker (Residence Halls)
    Toaster (Residence Halls)
  • Pets (other than fish – 10 gallon
    tanks or less)
  • Alcohol (prohibited in first-year areas
    and for persons under 21)
  • Permanent adhesives and nails
  • Weapons (e.g. firearms, airsoft guns,
    non-kitchen knives)
    Flammable, combustible liquids
    such as lighter fluid, propane or
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