Suggested Packing List

Suggested packing list

Room Needs:

  • 2 sets of sheets (at least one extra set - standard twin size)
  • Blanket/comforter
  • Pillow
  • Foam mattress topper
  • Mattress pad
  • Towels
  • Hangers
  • Window fan (recommended model)
  • Mirror
  • Desk lamp
  • Laundry bag
  • "Command Strip" hooks
  • Alarm clock
  • Cell phone charger
  • Power strips/surge protectors
  • Storage crates/bins
  • Swiffer (or similar cleaning tool)
  • Laundry detergent

Toiletries: 

  • Shower tote
  • Bandaids, antiseptic cream
  • Shower shoes/flip flops

Clothing:

  • Essential clothing that meets Blair dress code requirements (which will be adjusted for the 2020-2021 school year - for dress code information, click here)
  • Athletic wear, including equipment for sports
  • Casual wear/comfortable clothing
  • Winter coat
  • Boots

School supplies:

  • 10 cloth or 2-ply masks
  • Hand sanitizer (to last at least the first two weeks of school)
  • disinfectant wipes (to last at least the first two weeks of school)
  • Small white board and dry erase marker set
  • Binders
  • Notebooks
  • Pens, pencils, highlighters
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Scissors, tape, paperclips etc.
  • Computer and printer (please click here to see more information from the tech office)

What Not to Bring:

  • Any furniture beyond a refrigerator, desk chair and plastic storage containers
  • Any fabric wall coverings or rugs
  • Extra clothing that you will not need

Each room comes furnished with a twin bed, dresser, desk, chair and closet for each student, and one garbage can.

Please refer to the dress code in the Student Handbook for specific clothing items to bring.

Only one mini fridge permitted per room, not larger than 3.2 cu. ft.

Halogen lamps, candles and small electric appliances are not allowed (i.e. coffeemakers, hot pots, toaster ovens etc.)

For information on area dining and shopping, click here