Baylor Parent Engagement

Baylor Parent Engagement

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What Should I Bring For Move-In?

  • Bed Sheets // Most beds are standard length, but some are extra long. Go to for bed length information.
  • Mattress Pad and Comforter
  • Pillows and Pillow Cases
  • Towels, Hand Towels and Washcloths
  • Bathroom Supplies // (soap, shampoo, etc.) for the shower and the sink; bring a shower basket if you will have community showers
  • Cleaning Supplies // if your room has a sink or if you will be living in a suite or apartment
  • Laundry Supplies (basket, detergent, fabric softener, etc.)
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Umbrella
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cat5 Ethernet Cable // cable used to connect your computer to the residential network (wireless available to all apartment residents)
  • Headphones
  • Trash Can
  • Lamp (not halogen)
  • Refrigerator - one per room, 1.5 amps max, 3 feet maximum height
  • Personal Computer and Printer // (don't forget a surge protector)
  • Broom and/or Vacuum // the front desk has them, too
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Rug or Carpet
  • Fan
  • Wireless Network Card for AirBear (if not already installed on laptop)
  • TV (coaxial cable not provided)
  • Game Console/DVD Player
  • Bicycle - do not forget a lock (U-lock is highly recommended)
  • Storage Containers // bookshelf, pegboard shelf, etc.
  • Dry Erase/Bulletin Board
  • Microwave (except Arbors, Fairmont & Gables)
  • Any appliances with exposed heat elements (toaster oven, grill, etc.)
  • Routers (both wireless or wired)
  • Pets (except fish in 10-gallon tanks or less)
  • Space Heaters
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Candles or any Flame-Producing Device
  • Nails, Screws, Permanent Adhesives - anything that could damage walls
  • Wireless Printers // (they interfere with the wireless network) unless the wireless function can be disabled (consult the manufacturer for details)
  • Bed Risers

Campus Living & Learning is pleased to offer on-campus residents the opportunity to utilize the following services from our preferred partners. A portion of your order will be returned to Baylor University to support educational programming.

Microfridge with SafePlug by Collegiate Concepts, Inc.

Let us do the work for you! Order a MicroFridge unit from us for purchase or rental, and we deliver it right to your room! The MircroFridge unit is the only combination food storage and cooking unit that meets the regulations for residence halls and the ONLY microwave allowed for use in non-apartment residence halls (i.e. no kitchen within the student suite or room). Here are a few of the quality features you’ll find in the MicroFridge model:

  • True zero-degree freezer provides long-term frozen food storage Patented Safe Plug circuitry: draws only 10 amps, reducing the risk of circuit overloads
  • One plug operation: use just one wall socket to operate all 3 appliances
  • All purchased units (non-rental units) are stainless steel (see website for details)

Only one unit is allowed per bedroom and quantities are limited! 

University Laundry and Dry Cleaning

University Laundry is Baylor's on-campus bundled laundry service and campus cleaners. Students drop off dirty clothes at attended trucks parked near residence halls. Attendants return clean clothes throughout the week, providing a 48-hour turnaround. All clothes are cleaned with a 10-step process that includes pocket checks, spot treatment, color sorting, optimal temperature, careful folding and hand-packaging.

University Laundry saves time!

Register online at or call 888-590-WASH (9274). Laundry The Smart Way.

Room Carpets by Collegiate Bed Loft Company

Why lug that bulky rug to your room? And then lug it up flights of stairs only to find out it may not fit? Save that precious space in your vehicle for the important stuff! Collegiate Bed Loft Company provides the answer. We have multiple carpet size, style options, and colors to fit your room. With our Advance Purchase Program, your carpet color choice and style is GUARANTEED. All carpets are first quality plush and bound on all four sides. Sizes range from 5'x8' to 12'x12', and discounted student prices start at $89 installed. Available colors: tan, gray, dark green and more.

Order your carpet at or call 512-577-9928 for questions. Make your room more comfortable and, with your carpet already installed, room setup is a snap!

Bed Lofts by Collegiate Bed Loft Company

Get more usable space in your room with a bed loft. A bed loft will provide you more floor space by making room for a futon, hammock, desk or additional storage under your bed. Each bed loft includes one side rail. Bed lofts are installed before you arrive and removed after the school year.

ORDER EARLY. We have a limited supply of lofts. We will process orders on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Lease a bed loft for the school year for $289 before July 22nd with the early bird pricing. Orders after July 22nd are $299.

Please visit our website at to place your order today!

For additional questions, please visit the FAQ section of our website or e-mail