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Packing for LU Managed Appts

(Lancer Park, Longwood Village, and the Landings)

What Should I Bring?

The following is only a list of items that our staff members have created to help serve as helpful items for college students to have in Longwood managed apartments.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Bathrobe
  • Bicycle with durable lock
  • Bedspread/Blanket
  • Camera
  • Can Opener
  • Carpet or Scatter Rugs
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Clothes Drying Rack
  • Coat Hangers
  • Coax cable
  • Computer
  • Desk Lamp (non-halogen)
  • Fan (even in AC buildings)
  • Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Iron (with Auto Shut Off) and Ironing Board
  • Laundry Basket and Detergent
  • Pictures/Posters
  • Pillow(s)
  • Plants
  • Postage Stamps
  • School Supplies
  • Stereo (with headphones)
  • Storage Boxes or Foot Locker
  • Telephone (you can set up a local phone line for a fee)
  • Television (cable ready)
  • Toiletries
  • Towels/Washcloths
  • Full Size Sheets (Note:  C-Bedroom at LWV has (2) Twin Beds)
  • Umbrella
  • Kitchen items/Utensils/Cookware

What can I Bring?

All Longwood managed apartments (Lancer Park, Longwood Village, and the Landings) have GFI Kitchen outlets. Residents may bring the following UL Approved Appliances.

  • Air popcorn poppers
  • Air purifiers
  • Blenders or mixers
  • Bread machines
  • Coffee Pots (both single serve and regular coffee pots must have an automatic shutoff)
  • Crock pots
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Easy Bake Ovens
  • Electric can opener
  • Gaming systems (X Box, PS2, etc.)
  • George Foreman Grills
  • Hot Pot /Soup Warmer
  • Musical equipment and amplification devices (of an acceptable level), surround sound speakers, flat screen TV (however, NO wall mounted TV models)
  • Power Strips or Multi-plug devices with circuit breaker/surge protector
  • Refrigerator (not to exceed 4.4 cubic feet). A full size refrigerator is provided in all Longwood managed apartments.
  • Rice cookers
  • Steamers
  • Stereo (with headphones)
  • Toasters
  • Vacuum cleaner, electric broom sweepers
  • Vaporizer
  • Waffle/Sandwich/Quesadilla Makers

What can I not bring?

Longwood managed apartments (Lancer Park, Longwood Village, and the Landings) are forbidden from having the following items in their apartments:

  • Air Conditioners
  • Alcohol1 (if under 21) or Drugs
  • Antennas or satellite dishes
  • Blocks to elevate bed (cinder blocks or wood)
  • Bunsen burners or hot plates (this includes griddles or electric skillets, electric woks, fondue pots or chocolate fountains, S'mores makers)
  • Candles, candle warmers (including plug-in style air fresheners)
  • Curtains, draperies, hangings, and other suspended decorative materials that are not treated to be flame resistant.
  • Deep fryer (Fry Daddy)
  • Double-sided foam tape or duct tape
  • Electric heaters, electric blankets or heating pads
  • Empty alcohol containers (for decoration)
  • Extension cords
  • Fireworks, explosives, unsafe and or flammable chemicals/liquids (including charcoal lighter fluid)
  • Fog machines
  • Halogen lamps (any model or style) 
  • Individually owned (personal) large appliances including stove ranges, washer/dryers, freezers, dishwashers
  • Incense
  • Lanterns
  • Lava lamps
  • Lighter fluid or charcoal that contains starter fluids
  • Lofts
  • LP (propane) gas grill canisters
  • Multi-plug Adapters, WITHOUT circuit breaker/surge protector
  • "No Boundaries" brand multi-bulb floor lamp
  • Oil lamps
  • Oil popcorn poppers
  • Personal ceiling fans/lights or dimmer switches
  • Personal door locks
  • Pets (other than fish). Fish tank limited to no more than 10 gallons.
  • Plug-in Air Fresheners (Glade, etc.)
  • Pressurized canisters (CO2 or scuba equipment, spray paint cans and helium tanks). Exclusions are approved medical equipment (oxygen cylinders)
  • Toaster Ovens (Toasters are permitted, but not toaster ovens)
  • Wall mounted shelving, furniture, or fixtures
  • Waterbeds
  • Weapons2 (including martial arts practice equipment)

1.     Alcohol is also prohibited from all Longwood managed apartments where there are no residents of legal drinking age.

2.     Any firearms (including re-enactment weapons) and other hunting weapons (knives, bows, arrows, etc.) can be registered and stored at Campus Police.