Summer Hours Through August 9, Lincoln is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and closed on Fridays. 

Residential Life Checklist

Residential Life Checklist

Suggested items for students living in residence halls

Room and Bath Supplies

  • Pillow, comforter and blankets
  • Twin sheets
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Bath mat for suite-style rooms
  • Area and/or throw rugs
  • Non-halogen lamp and light bulbs
  • Alarm clock, desk Lamp
  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Mirror ( 3M hooks encouraged… no nails or screws allowed)
  • Hangers
  • Toilet paper (provided only in community bathrooms)
  • Trash can(s) and trash can liners
  • Plastic food storage containers with lids
  • 3M Command adhesives
  • Posters and pictures
  • Message board and dry-erase markers
  • Calendar or planner
  • Pens, pencils, notepads, notebooks and binders
  • Backpack
  • Fan
  • Sports equipment
  • Umbrella or other rain gear
  • Lock box and padlock for closet doors

Laundry and Personal Hygiene Supplies

  • Detergent, fabric softener or dyer sheets
  • Laundry bag or basket
  • Auto-shutoff iron
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Broom, dustpan, vacuum
  • Soap, shampoo, toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Hair care oroducts and combs/brushes
  • Shaving or makeup items
  • Shower shoes and shower caddy
  • Clothing (Professional, Business Casual, and Leisure)
  • Warm coat, gloves, scarf, and other personal clothing
  • Dishwashing soap


  • Computer with Wi-Fi and/or ethernet cable
  • Calculator
  • Cell phone and charger
  • Power strip and surge protector (UL approved)
  • Camera
  • Gaming system
  • Music player, radio and alarm clock
  • DVD player
  • TV and coaxial cable (6-10 feet)
  • Microwave and microwave safe dishes
  • Mini refrigerator (must have surge protector)
  • Dishes and plastic drinking glasses

Please do not bring any of the following or any other items listed in the student handbook or Residential Life Rules and Regulations.

Do Not Bring (Items Will Be Confiscated)


  • Weapons of any kind.
  • Illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia and any drug related items.
  • Alcohol, alcohol containers, and any alcohol related items.
  • Decorations that are flammable or combustible.
  • Extension cords or power strips without a reset switch.
  • Hot plates, toasters, toaster ovens, electronic lkillets.
  • Space heaters, ceramic heaters, electric fireplaces, etc.
  • Other cooking appliances (i.e. George foreman grills, pizza ovens, open coiled appliances, burners).
  • Grills, charcoal, camping stoves, lighter fluid, flammables, and compressed gases.
  • Equipment, furniture, décor that block exits or will not fit into the room with our furnishings.
  • Candles, candle warmers, incense, incense burners.
  • Halogen lights, octopus lights, lava lamps, oil lamps, and non-UL approved items.
  • Decorations that may contain obscenities or be deemed offensive.
  • Decorations that may cause damage to walls, furniture, doors, woodwork.
  • Pets 
  • Hoverboards
  • Dart boards that have metal tipped points, weapons, and items that may be mistaken for weapons.
  • Road signs, license plates, emergency lights, road cones and other such items without proof of ownership.
  • Fog and smoke machines, waterbeds, water pillows, and masonry or concrete cinder blocks.