Student Life

What to Bring

A student plays his guitar in his dorm room.

Essentials to Bring:

  • Bedding (mattress cover provided)
  • Clothes
  • Hangers
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Shower Caddy
  • Chargers
  • Laundry Soap
  • Laundry Bag
  • Room Decorations
  • Backpack
  • Personal Medication
  • Power Strip/Surge Protector
  • School Supplies

Optional to Bring:

  • Flashlight
  • Radio
  • Fan
  • Camera
  • Coffee Maker (Automatic Shut-Off)
  • Shower Shoes
  • Computer
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk Lamp
  • Set of Eating Utensils and Dishes
  • Refrigerator (max. 4 cu. ft.)
  • Storage Bins
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Television
  • Electronics

Leave at Home:

  • Microwave
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Air Conditioning Units
  • Bunk-Beds/Lofts
  • Candles
  • Incense
  • Open Coil Hot Plates or Cooking Units
  • Cinder Blocks
  • Weapons (including firearms, pellet/airsoft guns, paint guns, Mace/tear gas, ANY knives/blades greater than 2.5" in length, etc.) 
  • Pets (only small reptiles, fish, and birds permitted with roommate approval)

Computer Information:

  • Every room is equipped with Internet capabilities
  • Lounges are wireless (WiFi)
  • PCs require ethernet 10/100 mbs cards to access the network
  • ResNet will be available to assist students with any computer and connection problems
  • ResNet Guides (3.0 MB PDF) This guide is written to assist students with common problems observed by ResNet. These include:
    • Wireless connections (PC/Mac)
    • MOX (University of Redlands Mobile Access for smart phones)
    • Difficulties accessing the myRedlands portal
    • Access to University of Redlands email on mobile devices

Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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