General Information

Residence Halls

Each residence hall room is furnished with two twin beds, two double dressers, two desks and two desk chairs. Each hall has a microwave oven, soft drink machine, snack machine, and a television in the common area. Each hall has a laundry room. Laundry is an amenity included in the cost of housing (no coins needed).

What to Bring:

  • Bedding: extra long twin sheets, comforter, blankets, pillows, mattress pad, etc.
    • The mattress dimensions are 36″ wide by 80″ long.
  • Towels
  • Personal Care/Hygiene Items
  • Hair Dryer/Electric Hair Stylers
  • School Supplies
  • Laundry Supplies
  • Electronics
  • Carpet/Rug
  • Curtains (All curtains must hang on tension rods.)
  • Small Fan
  • Television (one cable hookup per room)
  • Iron
  • Small Refrigerator (maximum of 36″ tall)
  • Fridge/Microwave Combination Unit (2.7 or 3.7 cubic feet) Unit can’t exceed 10 AMPS.
  • Stereo

Do Not Bring:

  • Microwaves and Cooking Appliances
  • Coffee Makers (unless the burner is on the inside and/or it has an automatic shut off)
  • Iced Tea Makers
  • Space Heaters
  • Cinderblocks
  • Candles
  • Foam/Sticky Adhesives, Nails, and Screws (3M brand “Command Strips” are allowed.)
  • Loft Beds
  • Pets (Only fish in bowls or small aquariums are allowed.)

Apartments & Duplexes

Each apartment is furnished with a refrigerator, range, and washer and dryer.
Each duplex is furnished with a refrigerator and range.

What to Bring:

  • Furniture (Furniture is not provided in the apartments and duplexes.)
  • Bedding: sheets, comforter, blankets, pillows, mattress pad, etc.
  • Towels
  • Personal Care/Hygiene Items
  • Hair Dryer/Electric Hair Stylers
  • School Supplies
  • Laundry Supplies
  • Electronics
  • Microwave
  • Carpet/Rug
  • Curtains (All curtains must hang on tension rods.)
  • Small fan
  • Television (one cable hookup per apartment/duplex)
  • Iron
  • Stereo

Internet

Wireless Internet access is available everywhere in all residential communities! Computers must have wireless networking cards. Instructions for accessing the wireless Internet are available on via HPU Gateway under Menu -> IT Services.

Each room is also wired for Internet access. This access is provided to students as part of their activity fee for educational purposes. An Ethernet hub or switch may be purchased to allow students in the same room to be on the Internet at the same time.