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2020-2021 Update

This school year more than ever, maintaining clean spaces is a shared responsibility. Please do your part to keep your personal spaces and surfaces clean. We recommend keeping a supply of hand sanitizer, antibacterial surface cleaner, and other cleaning supplies (as possible) in your room.

You should also plan for personal care items such as a digital thermometer and additional reusable cloth face coverings. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more.

    • Necessities

      • Pillow

      • Clothes hangers

      • Personal toiletries

      • Twin XL sheet set
        Beds in Keeler require Full sheets.
        Beds in Radius require Full or Twin.

      • Comforter and blanket

      • Towel set

      • Warm coat and winter boots

      • Laundry bag and detergent (high-efficiency liquid preferred)

      • Cleaning supplies

      • Hand sanitizer

      • Face coverings (masks)

      • Digital thermometer and first aid kit

    • Conveniences

      • Shower caddy and shower shoes

      • Reusable water bottle

      • One set of dishes

      • Headphones

      • UL-listed surge protector

      • Non-halogen desk, floor, or bedside lamp

      • Mattress topper (Twin XL)
        Beds in Keeler require Full sheets.
        Beds in Radius require Full or Twin.

      • Sound machine

      • Small fan

    • Prohibited Items

      • Firearms/weapons/explosives

      • Pets
        Fish in up to a 10 gal. tank permitted.

      • Candles or incense

      • Wireless routers

      • Air conditioners

      • Halogen lamps

      • Hoverboards

      • Hookahs

Bed Size Information

All Residents (Excluding Radius & Keeler)
You will be provided with an extra-long twin bed.

Radius Residents
Unless you are told otherwise, if you are sharing a bedroom with someone else, you will be proved with a regular twin bed (not extra long). If you have your own bedroom, then you will be provided with a full bed.

Keeler Residents
Unless you are told otherwise, you will be provided with a full bed.

Bedding (sheets, comforter, pillow, etc.) not provided.


Permitted Appliances
Refrigerator (max 4.3 cu. ft.), microwave (max 700 watts), hair dryer / hot comb / curler, drip coffee / espresso maker, air popcorn maker, cup warmer, blender, hot pot, iron.

Refrigerators and microwaves are provided in most apartments (Keeler, Radius, and Yudof). Wilkins Hall provides refrigerators but not microwaves. You may provide your own microwave and/or refrigerator when it is not provided. U of M Bookstores offer small refrigerators and microwaves for purchase - Learn more.

Prohibited Appliances**
Appliances with open heating elements are not allowed, including: panini press, toaster / oven, hotplate / burner, countertop grill, quesadilla maker, oil popcorn maker, pizza baker / carousel, crockpot / slow cooker, rice cooker, countertop grill, broiler, hotplate, etc.

** If you are assigned to an apartment, you may bring these items.