Moving On Campus

Deciding what to bring to campus can feel stressful. We want to help you make your room feel like home. In addition, we want to simplify the process, so we’ve provided a list of the essentials and suggested items to bring – along with the things you need to leave behind.

Before packing: Coordinate with your roommate — talk with your roommate to decide what you will bring. Housing assignments will be emailed to you between July 1st and July 15th.

Be Prepared for Area Weather

Winters in Maine are extremely cold. Bring cold-weather essentials:

  • Winter socks & thermals/sweaters
  • Gloves/scarves/hat
  • Winter boots & winter jacket

Leave These Items at Home:

  • Halogen lamps
  • Candles, incense
  • Two-prong extension cords
  • Air conditioners of any kind
  • Analog television
  • Electrical appliances with heating elements (e.g., hot plates, toaster ovens, toasters, sandwich makers, space heaters)
  • Stand-alone microwave ovens
  • Alcohol, if under 21 years old
  • Personal wireless router
  • Large furniture items that will not fit in the room
  • All weapons (e.g., firearms, arrows, swords) must be left at home
  • Illegal and non-prescribed drugs, marijuana (in any form), tobacco
  • Hoverboards and drones

What to Bring to Campus:

Living and Sleeping

  • Extra-long twin sheets*, comforter*, mattress pad*
  • Pillow(s) & pillow Cases*, towels and washcloths*, shower shoes/flip flops*, shower caddy*
  • Desk lamp & bulbs, area rug, fan (large and/or clip)

Personal Care

  • Soaps/shampoo*, toothbrush/toothpaste*, hair products/hair dryer
  • First aid kit, thermometer, prescription/over-the-counter medications*
  • Laundry bag/basket, high efficiency (HE) detergent, drying rack, iron (auto shut-off only)/ironing board
  • Paper towels, cleaning supplies


  • Portable Induction Cooktop, Air Fryer, Electric Kettle
  • Coffee Maker, Waffle Maker, Blender
  • Refrigerator [Crocker Residents] – maximum: 4 cubic feet
  • Microwave [Crocker Residents]

Personal Information

  • ATM Card*, Credit Card
  • Driver License*, Insurance Cards*
  • Passport/Visa*, Lock Box

Technology, Entertainment, & Study

  • Notebooks, binders, folders
  • Computer/laptop, laptop charger
  • Pens/pencils, index cards/sticky notes, highlighter pens
  • Cell phone & charger
  • Power strip with surge protection (UL approved)
  • TV & TV coaxial cable (6 to 10 feet)
  • Video gaming equipment

Miscellaneous Useful Items

  • Backpack
  • Message board (dry-erase board)
  • Flashlight/batteries
  • Sealable food storage containers
  • Dishware/silverware, can opener
  • Reusable water bottle, water filter pitcher
  • Umbrella, sports equipment
  • Bicycles and locks

More Information

If you have a question about bringing a particular item, please email us at or call (207) 834-7665. We are here to help!

Campus Mailing Address:
23 University Drive
Fort Kent, ME 04743

Parking Permits

Parking permits can be purchased online through the campus portal. Permits cost $10 for your first vehicle and $2 for each additional vehicle.