Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Suggested Packing List


All rooms are furnished with one bed, desk, chair, and dresser per student. Keep in mind that space is a commodity; it’s best to talk with your roommate early on about what can be shared.

Daily Needs

  • Linens (twin XL sheets), pillows, and blankets
  • Hangers
  • Alarm clock
  • Storage boxes
  • Medication
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Trash can and trash bags
  • Toiletries


  • Computer and accessories
  • Note pad and folders
  • Pens, pencils, highlighters
  • Calculator
  • Stationary, stamps, envelopes

Cleaning Supplies

  • Laundry supplies and laundry basket
  • Sewing kit and safety pins
  • Glass and surface cleaner
  • Iron and ironing board

Additional Items

  • A small refrigerator (max. 4.2 cubic feet)
  • Microwave (max. 800 watts)
  • TV and DVD player
  • Extension cords and surge protectors
  • A few dishes/silverware
  • Umbrella

What Not to Bring

  • Air conditioning units
  • Appliances with exposed heating elements (ex: George Foreman Grill)
  • Candles and incense
  • Pets (except fish)
  • Heirlooms and expensive jewelry
  • Weapons

Buy (super) local! Visit Iggyslist, our version of Craigslist, at LUC.edu/Iggy.