Things To Bring When You Move In

Things To Bring When You Move In

The following information has been provided for you to assist you in preparing for move-in day. Please read the information carefully and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 903-730-4890, Ext. 2252 or

What is provided in each room

  • a bed frame and mattress (extra long twin)
  • a desk and desk chair
  • closet and dresser
  • wall light
  • ethernet connection

What to bring/consider

  • Floor rug
  • pillow, linens, blankets and mattress cover
  • waste basket
  • clock radio or alarm clock
  • microwave oven, and portable refrigerator (2-4 cubic foot, UL listed models only)
  • Computer, laptop iPod, CD players, and radios without antennas are permitted
  • ONLY grounded, power strips and surge protectors are allowed in the halls
  • Posters and pictures to brighten up your space
  • Personal hygiene, shower shoes, towels, swimwear, and personal clothes
  • ethernet cable (at least 12 ft)

What not to bring

  • ANY cooking appliances: hot pot, coffee pot, toaster, toaster oven, George Forman Cooker, hot plate, oil popcorn popper (hot air poppers ARE allowed)
  • Electric heaters of any kind (only UL listed electric blankets are allowed)
  • Dogs, cats, gerbils, etc. – basically any living creature other than yourself or a flake-eating fish
  • Candles of any kind (this includes white-wicked decorative candles)
  • Incense, incense burners or potpourri burners
  • Alcohol (including empty, decorative alcohol bottles) and illegal drugs
  • Halogen desk or floor lamps
  • Christmas lights or any form of temporary lighting
  • wireless router
  • Extension Cords of any kind(Power strips and surge protectors ARE allowed)

PLEASE NOTE: For your protection, any electrical items brought into the Residence Halls must be UL (United Laboratories) approved. This means that the item has been checked and is considered electrically safe. Any items without this sticker or tag will not be allowed in the Residence Halls.

Contributions can be sent to:
Office of Institutional Advancement
Jarvis Christian College
P.O. Box 1470
Hawkins, TX 75765