Move-In Information



Welcome to Living on Campus at Navarro College!

We are very excited you have chosen to live in one of NC’s residence halls! Below is some information you need to know about preparing to move in.



Consider purchasing property insurance to protect your belongings. Students are free to choose their own insurance carrier for personal property coverage. Get more information here: Student Property Insurance Information.


At Navarro, turning your room into a comfortable new home is one of the important parts of the college experience. However, don’t bring everything you own since you will be sharing that space with your roommate. Contact your roommate when you receive your hall/room assignment and decide together what items to bring and how you want the room to look. We also recommend no more than one vehicle-load of personal belongings. Below is a sample of things you may want to bring with you for move in.

Items you will need:

  • Bedspread or comforter, blankets
  •  Mattress pad
  • Twin-size sheets (Extra-long and deep-pocket sheets will all work on our mattresses. All beds are 39″ x 80″ and require extra-long bed sheets.)
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Shower tote/caddy/robe/shower shoes
  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, etc.)
  • Extra pillow and pillowcases
  • Season-appropriate clothing (switch out during breaks)
  • Clothes hangers
  • Small trashcan
  • Alarm clock or clock-radio with battery
  • Study lamp (excluding Halogen lamps)
  • Prescribed medications and prescriptions
  • Umbrella/raincoat
  • Surge protectors
  • Broom / mop
  • Backpack
  • Cleaning supplies & laundry items
  • Social Security card (for employment purposes)

What you should NOT bring:

  • Alcohol beverages or illegal drugs
  •  Weapons, ammunition or explosives
  • Candles & incense
  • Extension cords
  • Drums and amplified guitars
  • Dartboards
  • Pets (including fish)
  • Hot pots, hot plates, toasters, toaster ovens, coffee pots, waffle iron, electric skillets, electric grills (i.e. George Foreman grill)
  • Indoor / outdoor barbecue
  • Personal furniture
  • Halogen lamps
  • Weight equipment (including dumbbells)
  • Unapproved materials for hanging, including Scotch, duct, electrical or masking tape; gum-type adhesives, tacks, nails and staples; anything else that might damage walls
  • Any appliance with open heating coils (i.e. Electric / space heaters)

Items that are subject to disciplinary action:

  • Alcohol/illegal drugs
  • Candles/incense
  • Pets
  • Weapons (fire arms, ammunition, martial arts weapons, explosives)
  • ANY cooking appliances not listed as approved. These include, but are not limited to, toasters, toaster ovens, hot plates, George Foreman grills and any non-UL-listed appliances.

Items to discuss with your roommate before purchasing:

  • Microwave,
  • Carpet or rugs
  • Small Refrigerator
  • Telephone (no telephone provided)
  • Small Television, DVD player
  • Video game console

Useful items:

  • Shower shoes/flip flops/robe
  • Laundry basket/iron
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Dictionary, Thesaurus
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Personal computer
  • Portable fan
  • Checkbook/debit card
  • Pictures, posters and other decorative items
  • Desk/floor lamps
  • Popcorn poppers
  • Blenders