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To assist you in your preparation for college, we’ve highlighted some specific information regarding what is provided by the College and what you are allowed to bring with you. If possible, we recommend that you plan accordingly with your roommate to avoid unnecessary duplication of items.

Suggested Items to Bring:

  • Bible
  • Pillow, extra-long twin sheets*, blankets, comforter, towels, toiletries
  • Laundry basket, drying rack, laundry detergent, fabric softener, quarters for laundry ($.75 to wash or dry a load)
  • Rain jacket/umbrella
  • Backpack
  • Computer, printer, mouse pad, printer paper and ink cartridge, headphones
  • Computer Requirements:
  • 10/100 Network card
  • Windows XP or later/Mac OS X
  • Ethernet cable (optional)
  • Ethernet hub or switch (optional)
  • Surge protector (optional)
  • Desk Supplies (pens, pencils, pencil sharpener, ruler, calculator, stapler, tape and dispenser, paper, envelopes, stamps, scissors, white-out)
  • Planner
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk Lamp
  • Note Cards
  • Message Board/Dry-Erase Board
  • Small Wastebasket and trash bags
  • Cleaning Supplies: window cleaner, all-purpose cleaner, paper towels
  • 3M adhesive strips/yellow or white sticky tack (only wall-hanging items allowed to be used)
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Small sewing kit and safety pins
  • Camera
  • Coffee maker and/or electric kettle
  • Forms of identification (driver’s license, social security card, etc.)
  • Mini Fridge
  • Shower Curtain (for suites)

*We have both standard length and extra-long mattresses. To be safe, we recommend you bring extra-long sheets. (Deep pockets are not necessary.)

Other Items You May Bring:

  • Bicycle and lock
  • Plants
  • Small Fish
  • Stereos (with headphones)
  • Fans (for temperature and/or noise)
  • Carpet/room-sized rug

*Please contact your roommate beforehand to avoid unnecessary duplication of items.*

College-Supplied Items for Each Student:

  • Desk and Chair
  • Closet
  • Dresser
  • Bed
  • Mattress Pad
  • Shelving

NOTE: All residence hall rooms in the women’s dorms are carpeted. All suite-style rooms in the men’s dorm are carpeted.

College-Supplied Items for Each Room (in Fant, LeTourneau, & Forrest Halls):

  • Sink/mirror/medicine cabinet
  • Window Blinds
  • Heating/AC Unit
  • Network Connection/Wireless Connection
  • Phone Jack
  • Bathroom Tissue (upon request)
  • Shower Curtain Liners (for suites)

College-Supplied Items for Common Areas in Each Residence Hall:

  • TV and DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • Full-Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Pans and other cooking utensils (upon request)
  • Broom and Mop

What NOT to Bring:

  • Large furniture
  • Candles and Incense
  • Any kitchen equipment not on what to bring list
  • Microwaves
  • Pets (except small fish)
  • Tape or nails  for hanging (damages the walls)
  • Cable/DSL or wireless routers to connect to the TFC network

For more information, please see the Student Handbook.