Pack Your Belongings in Bins vs. Bags or Cardboard Boxes
Using plastic bins
to move makes for easy organization and unloading. These bins also double as storage for your room. Find some lof the long, skinny variety for under your bed, as well. Compression sacs
are great for clothing, towels, and bedding.
Don’t Make Your Bins Too Heavy
Making sure your packing is as simplified as possible will make for an simple move in. It’s better to have a higher number of lighter bins than fewer, heavier ones.
Double and Triple Check This List!
You’ll be surprised how many students will forget to pack a pillow. Double and triple check the packing list so don’t forget an essential item! Have a second pair of eyes give your pack job a look over as well.
Take Care of Yourself
Move-in day is long, eventful, and tiring. Make sure you are staying hydrated and wearing comfy clothing you can move around in.
More tips on being the most ready you can be here.
Now, without further ado - THE PACKING LIST.
Bed & Bath
XL Twin Sheet Set(s)
Comforter, Blanket, or Bedspread
Computer and Charger
Cell Phone and Charger
Power Strip with Surge Protector
Desk Lamp(s) *Halogen lights are not permitted
Light Bulbs (compact fluorescent)
Fan *Air conditioners are not permitted
Shampoo and Conditioner
Toothbrush and Toothpaste
Dry Erase Board
Athletic Equipment (tennis racquet, ice skates, etc.)
*Tilton School also has a well-stocked School Store
Dress Code Attire *Reference the Student Handbook for Dress Code Guidelines • Bathrobe
Blazer for Formal Dinner
Winter Hat and Gloves
Fleece or Light Jackets