Carroll College, Helena Montana

What To Bring To College

What to Bring

  • TVPosters and poster putty
  • Favorite memorabilia
  • Lamps, reading light
  • Alarm clock
  • Stereo or radio
  • TV (cable connections are available in all rooms)
  • Computer (All rooms are wired for the Carroll network. Bring along your software disks in case problems arise.)
  • Flash/jump/thumb drive
  • Small microwave
  • Dorm refrigerator (4.5 cf or smaller)
  • Fish (Only allowable pet)
  • Laundry items:Quarters, laundry bag/hamper, detergent, fabric softener, fabreze
  • Area rug and maybe a chair (Warning: We have seen it all but remember the furniture already in your room stays in your room, so don't bring too many extras.)
  • Bicycle (Riding varies from pavement to all terrain.)
  • Bedding: sheets, blankets, comforter, and pillow. (The beds are 72 inches long, so extra-long sheets are suggested.)
  • BikePersonal Items: towels, wash cloths, soap, aspirin, first aid supplies, shampoo, tooth paste, tooth brush, razors, hair dryers, etc. (and something to carry items to shower.)
  • Other: paper towels or small items for clean-up, sewing kit, hangers, coffee mug, cup, bowl, plate, fork, knife, spoon,can opener, and stacking bins.
  • School supplies: Calculator, dictionary, paper, pens, pencils, sharpener, ruler, tape, scissors, stamps, and backpack.

What NOT to Bring

  • No CandleFax (digital telephones prevent fax machines from working. Fax machines are available in the student center.)
  • Toaster ovens
  • Hot plates
  • Electric skillets
  • Oil corn poppers
  • Space heaters
  • Candles
  • Fuel canisters
  • No Paintball GunsCamp stoves
  • Incense and burners
  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Paintball guns
  • Hunting knives
  • Waterbeds
  • Lofts for beds
  • Construction materials
  • Pets (except for fish. If it breaths air, it can't be in the building)