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

Quiet the Mind
meditation room

The University’s Meditation Room opened in 2007 and is one of the first “contemplative classroom” spaces in the country.

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