What To Bring

WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

  • Comfortable walking shoes. We will be doing a good deal of walking around campus to and from meals, classes, etc.
  • Linen set for an extra long twin bed: 36 x 80 inches. A regular size twin flat sheet can be used for the mattress if you do not have an extra long set.
  • A pillow and pillow case
  • Blanket and/or bedspread
  • Umbrella and/or raincoat
  • Toiletries
  • Towels and a wash cloth
  • Shower shoes
  • Tissues
  • Alarm clock
  • Iron
  • Hairdryer
  • Bedside lamp (halogen lamps are not allowed)
  • Hangers for your clothes
  • Flashlight
  • Portable speaker / radio
  • Floor fans (although all rooms are air conditioned)
  • Personal medications
  • Laundry detergent and change for the machines
  • Hand laundry soap in case you would like to wash something and hang it to dry while you are in class
  • Change for vending machines
  • Mobile phone
  • Snacks
  • Band-Aids in case you get a blister/cut. Students will be doing a good deal of walking around the campus.
  • A deck of playing cards, games and movies you enjoy
  • A bathing suit to use on your Art Adventure Weekend field trip(s)
  • A small amount of cash in case you want to stop by the coffee shop, VCU Bookstore, buy snacks, order a pizza, buy souvenirs, etc.

COURSE-SPECIFIC ITEMS TO BRING:

Special Note:  Students enrolled in the 2D Portfolio Development & 2D/3D Portfolio Development courses need to bring a container to transport their supplies to and from class. There is no storage space in the classroom.

VALUABLES: 

VCU will not assume responsibility for any lost or damaged items, therefore recommends that no valuable items such as jewelry not be brought to campus.

CURRENCY:

Students are encouraged to bring a debit/credit card to cover personal expenses while attending to program. A small amount of cash might be needed for personal expenses each weekend.

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

  • Firearms and weapons of any kind, including “look alike” weapons
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs
  • Open flames such as candles or incense
  • Animals (unless designated as a service animal)
  • Hot plates for cooking
  • Window fans

A violation of any of the rules listed on this site, including the Supplemental Forms, may result in dismissal from the program without a refund.