What to Bring

Prospective Students

What to Bring

Here is a list of items you'll want to bring to your dorm or apartment. Also included is a list of what NOT to bring. If you have any questions, please contact GCU Campus Life at 602.639.6240.

You can bring:

  • Standard, extra-long twin sheets
  • Towels
  • Computer
  • Alarm clock
  • 4.5-cubic-foot refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Laundry detergent
  • Quarters (for washer and dryer)
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Small fan
  • Pictures/posters (in good taste)
  • 3M tabs and/or adhesive clay (no screws, nails or tacks in the wall)
  • Cup/plate/bowl/flatware
  • Calendar
  • Microwave

Please do not bring:

  • Fireworks 
  • Firearms or weapons
  • Percussion and amplified musical instruments
  • Cooking appliances, including coffee pots and hot plates (any appliance with an open heating source is not allowed)
  • Pets (excluding fish)
  • Candles or incense
  • Alcohol (GCU is a dry campus)
  • Illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Halogen lamps
  • Knives or other dangerous items

For more information, please contact:
Office of Residence Life
Phone:  602.639.6240

Dormroom Do's and Don'ts

Moving on campus next year? Not sure what to bring? Not sure what to leave at home? Well worry no more! Check out this video to learn some of the "do's and don'ts" of the dorms.