The Pennsylvania State University

School of Visual Arts

What to Bring

  • Portable Fan (dorm rooms are NOT air conditioned)
  • towels and a washcloth
  • toiletries, including soap and shampoo
  • pillow(s) and pillowcase(s) and towel(s)
  • summer clothing suitable for hot weather as well as for cool days and evenings
  • rainwear or umbrella
  • comfortable walking shoes
  • a jacket or windbreaker
  • a camera
  • an alarm clock
  • headphones for your music
  • spending money
  • blankets (housing does not provide)
  • water bottle


Item not required:

  • Laptop or personal computer (students will use the campus computer facilities)