WHAT TO PACK


Clothing

  • 1 outfit for special occasions
  • 2-3 Pairs of jeans or other casual pants
  • 2-3 Casual shirts
  • 1 pair of Sneakers/Trainers
  • 1 Pair of dress or special occasion shoes
  • 1 Pair of casual shoes (e.g. sandals in the Summer)
  • 1 Raincoat and 1 umbrella
  • 1 Bathrobe and 2 pairs of pajamas
  • 1 Pair of flip-flops for the shower
  • 2-3 Pairs of shorts (Summer Only)
  • 1 Bathing suit (Summer Only)
  • 1 Heavy Winter Coat (Winter Only)
  • 1 Ski Hat, 1 Pair of Gloves, 1 Scarf (Winter Only)
  • 1 Pair of Thermal Underwear (Winter Only)
  • 1 Pair of Boots (Winter Only—in case of snow)

 

Additional Items

  • 2 Bath towels and 2 wash cloths
  • 10-15 hangers
  • Soap for personal use
  • Laundry detergent
  • 1 Alarm clock
  • 1 Backpack or large tote bag for books
  • 1 Circuit protected electrical outlet cord bar
  • 1 Small combination padlock for your school locker
  • 1 Flashlight
  • 1 Laundry bag or laundry basket
  • Day Planner/Agenda
  • Scissors, tape, stapler and paper clips
  • Cleat shoes for field sports

 

Toiletries

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.
  • Sunscreen (30spf recommended)

 

Optional Items

  • Small music player such as iPod or MP3 player
  • Digital camera, cell phone
  • Laptop
  • Dictionary
  • Water shoes for beach/pool