What to Bring

Printable "What To Bring" List

Personal Care & Hygiene Items: 
  • Towels (bath, hand, washcloth)
  • Bath Robe
  • Shower Caddy
  • Flip-Flops
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Skin Care Products (lotions, sun block, aloe, acne ointment, antibacterial)
  • Deodorant
  • Contact Lens Supplies
  • Glasses/Sunglasses
  • Extra Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Dental Floss
  • Curling Irons
  • Hair Dryers
Bedding/Room: 
  • Standard Twin Sheets (39” x 75”)
  • Comforter/Blankets/Pillows
  • Mattress Topper
  • Laundry Basket
  • Laundry Detergent/Fabric Softener
  • Small Mirror (closets have built-in mirror)
  • Trash Can
  • Small Trash Bags
  • Room Lamp/Desk Lamp (non-halogen)
  • Hangers/Shoe Rack
  • Mini Fish Tank (10 gallon or less)
  • Plastic Storage Containers
  • Cleaning Supplies (air fresheners, duster, small vacuum, broom/dustpan
Decorations: 
  • Posters
  • Pictures/Picture Frames
  • Rug/Curtains/Small Plant
  • Easy-Peel Wall Decals
  • Masking Tape/Sticky Tack/3M Command Removable Strips (permitted to hang decorations)
  • Duct Tape/Nails/Screws (not permitted to hand decorations)
Entertainment: 
  • Nerf Basketball Hoop
  • Playing Cards
  • Board Games
  • Bike/Bike Lock/Helmet
  • Skateboard
  • Skis/Snowboard Equipment 
Electronics: 
  • iPod (or other mp3 device)
  • Headphones (other accessories)
  • Television/TV Stand (wheels are good!)
  • Radio
  • DVD player (DVDs)
  • Kindle/Nook/iPad
  • Digital Camera/Memory Card
  • Fan
  • Alarm Clock
  • Surge Protector(s)
  • Extension Cords (three-prong, grounded cords permitted; two-prong, “zip strips” not permitted)
Kitchen Appliances: 
  • Bowls/Plates/Silverware
  • Plastic Storage Containers
  • Snacks/Food
  • Glasses/Cups
  • Can Opener
  • Filter Water Bottle
  • Mini Fridge (no more than 5 cubic feet)
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Pot/ Electric Kettle (MUST be automatic shut-off)
School Supplies: 
  • Backpack/Book Bag/Commuter Bag
  • Computer (laptop recommended)
  • Computer Accessories
  • Laptop Lock
  • Printer
  • Printer Paper
  • Jump Drive/Thumb Drive/Memory Stick
  • Desk Organizers
  • Stapler/Staples
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Paper/Notebooks/Binders
  • Dry Erase Board/Cork Board
  • Dry Erase Markers/Pushpins
  • Monthly Planner
  • Desk/Wall Calendar
Personal & Emergency Preparedness: 
  • Photo ID
  • Driver's License
  • Social Security Card (or a copy)
  • Birth Certificate (or a copy)Passport
  • Health Insurance Card
  • Prescription Medication
  • Checkbook/Bank Card
  • First Aid Kit
  • Small Toolkit
  • Batteries
First Aid/Medicine Kit including: 
  • Band-Aids/Neosporin
  • Anti-Itch Cream
  • Aspirin (or other such medicine)
  • Cough Syrup/Cold Medicine
Other: 
  • Earplugs/Cotton Balls
  • Tissues
  • Postage Stamps
  • Step Ladder
  • Dish Detergent
  • Lanyard or Key/ID holder
  • Ice Pack/Hot pack
  • Thermometer (digital or electronic only)
  • Iron (MUST have automatic shut-off)
  • Ironing Board
  • Umbrella
  • Winter Coat/Gloves/Boots
  • Clothing Suited for Central Oregon Climate (see below)
What to Leave Behind: 
  • Alcoholic Beverages/Alcohol Paraphernalia/Alcohol Memorabilia/Alcohol Advertisements
  • Illegal Drugs/Drug-Related Paraphernalia/ Drug-Related Memorabilia/Drug-Related Advertisements
  • Any Weapons (i.e. firearms, bows, BB guns, airsoft guns, slingshots, any other type of projectile launching devices)
  • Fireworks/Powder/Other Explosives
  • Any Combustible Substances (i.e. gasoline, propane, butane, white gas)
  • Pets (only pets allowed are fish)
  • Open-Coiled Appliances (i.e. toasters, toaster ovens, cook tops, electric skillets, George Foreman grills, space heaters)
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Candles/Incense 
Room Details:

As shown in the pictures below, each room houses two students and each student is provided a closet, twin bed, desk with chair, and bookshelf. All closets are stationary (45''Wx26'D'x84''T) and contain a closet rod and upper shelf; desks are stationary in standard rooms and moveable in corner rooms and include up to three drawers; beds are moveable, bunkable, and height adjustable up to a maximum under bed clearance of 31 inches. Loft kits for beds are available upon request.

Floor Plans - Drawing 1

JHall #13  

Floor Plans - Drawing 3
JHall #14
Bend Climate: 

Bend's climate is typical of the high desert with cool nights and sunny days. Annual precipitation averages between 10-13 inches, which is part of the average snowfall of 34 inches. A typical Central Oregon summer is marked with daily temperatures around 80-90 °F during the day, and around 40-50 °F during the night. Hard frosts are not unheard of during the summer months. Autumn usually brings warm, dry days and cooler nights, and Bend is known for its annual Indian summer. The winter season in Bend provides typical daytime temperatures between 30-50 °F. Average nighttime temperatures range anywhere from 22-51 °F.

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