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Residence Hall Packing List

Disinfecting Supplies

University Facilities provides custodial services to communal spaces. Students must bring disinfecting supplies for private spaces (see below by residence hall). Product recommendations include disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, and gloves.

Myers Hall, Towers Hall, Bentley Hall, and Millennium Hall: Disinfecting supplies are needed for student bedrooms.

Van Rensselaer Hall, Race Street Residences, North Hall, and Caneris Hall: Disinfecting supplies are needed for all spaces within suites (student bedrooms, living area, kitchen area, and bathrooms).

If moving into Stiles Hall, you can view information on what to pack at the Moving In and Out of Stiles Hall page. For more information regarding Cleaning and Disinfecting, please click review information at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.


Extra-long twin sheets, comforter, blankets, pillows and pillow cases.


Towels and washcloths, shower caddy, bath accessories, soap, razor, shampoo and shower shoes/flip flops.


Pots, pans, bowls, dishes, utensils, glasses, dish towels, sponges and dish detergent.


Iron and ironing board, drying rack, laundry bag/basket, detergent, bleach and fabric softener (No need to bring quarters because laundry is free in all residence halls).


Computer, printer and supplies, back pack/bag, pens, pencils, highlighters, scissors, tape, stapler and a calculator.


Closet and desk organizers, storage crates/trunk, shoe rack and under bed storage bins.


All resident rooms have an opt-in voice service. This service is not automatically activated; to do so, contact Drexel Information Technology.


Microwave (may not exceed 700 watts) and/or refrigerator (may not exceed 2.9 cu feet or draw more than 1.5 amps), and power strips (UL approved, with circuit breaker). Please coordinate with your roommate(s) so that there is only one appliance per two students. Rental units are available and will be delivered directly to your room before move-in. Orders for MicroFridge rentals can be placed at

Stiles Hall:

If moving into Stiles Hall, you can view information on what to pack at the Moving In and Out of Stiles Hall page.

Things Not To Pack

The following items are not permitted in the residence halls:

  • Air Fryer
  • 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

More information on the Drexel University Code of Conduct is available in the about the items not permitted in the Residence Halls can be found in the Student Handbook.