What should you pack in your MSUM suitcase?

What should you pack in your MSUM suitcase?

With move-in day (August 23) right around the corner, we wanted to give some tips on what you should (and shouldn’t) pack in your suitcase.

What to bring:

  • Shower caddy to carry toiletries
  • Rubber shower flip-flops
  • Towels & bed linens (Twin XL)
  • Clothes hangers
  • Plastic storage bins
  • Laundry basket/detergent
  • Alarm clock
  • Hair dryer
  • First aid supplies
  • TV, DVD player, video game consoles
  • Computer/Ethernet cord
  • Small refrigerator under 4 cubic feet
  • Microwave 600-800 watts
  • Fan
  • Wireless Router to make room Wi-Fi ready

What not to bring:

  • Alcohol, empty alcohol containers, alcohol boxes
  • Incense/Candles
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Ashtrays
  • Pets (other than fish-10 gal limit)
  • Printers (each building is equipped)
  • Homemade lofts

Our move-in guide will provide you with full details on what to expect during move-in day.

If you have any questions about housing and residential life, feel free to reach out to us at or 218.477.2118. We can’t wait to have you join the Dragon family!

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones
Area Director
Housing and Residential Life
Fun Fact: Owns a cat named Stella