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What to Bring

What to Bring

Items which you are permitted to have include the following:

  • Alarm Clock
  • Bed and Bath Linens
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Computer
  • Desk Lamp
  • Fan
  • Gaming System
  • Grooming Items
  • Laundry Bag/Hamper
  • Robe
  • Pillow
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Caddy
  • Shower Shoes/Sandals
  • Television
  • Power Strip (must have on/off switch and be  UL [Underwriters Laboratory] approved)

The following items ARE NOT PERMITTED in rooms:

  • Pets
  • Toasters  
  • Charcoal grills
  • Electric Ovens
  • Waffle irons
  • Sandwich makers
  • Microwave ovens unless rented through College vendor
  • Electric grills (including George Foreman grills)
  • Any appliance with an open flame heating element
  • Candles
  • Incense
  • Electric and kerosene heaters
  • Gasoline, lighter fluid or any combustible or flammable liquid
  • Air conditioners
  • Extension cords or multi-receptacle
  • Wax Warmers


Mom and son embracing as he leaves for college

You may bring your own mini refrigerator as long as it does not exceed  (10 amps, maximum size of 3.2 cubic feet).  Microwave/refrigerator combination units may be rented from My MicroFridge . For more MicroFridge information and how to order please visit If you order your unit prior to August 1st, it will be in your room when you arrive. Orders placed after August 1st, will be delivered after the start of the semester. 

Residence Hall Linens at Our Campus Market   WVU Potomac State College Residence Hall Linens Program

WVU Potomac State College has been offering the Residence Hall Linens program since 1993. Students at Potomac State College of WVU require specially-sized sheets, mattress pads and comforters to fit campus mattresses. These beds, which are longer than 76 inches, are intended to maximize student comfort.

When you reserve your college bedding through the Residence Hall Linens Program at Our Campus Market (OCM), you ensure the right size linens for move-in. The selection is larger than you will find anywhere else, at prices that are budget-friendly. Best of all, every Residence Hall Linens product available through OCM is guaranteed to fit and guaranteed to last from move-in all the way to graduation. Extra-long sheets, extra-long mattress pads, extra-long comforters, pillows, décor and storage solutions and all other products are backed by this guarantee. And using the website is EASY!

Guarantee Your First Choice Today! 

We recommend that parents and students respond early, in order to have the widest selection of college bedding to choose from. Doing so will guarantee your first choice color or pattern and help you make great progress on your college shopping checklist. 


“After receiving your literature, I went to the stores and compared what it would cost me, the stores prices for everything you offered in 'The Complete Campus Collection' totaled over $295.00. I came straight home and ordered your package! Thank you for all the help. ”  - B. Kelly, parent 

“This is an exceptional value. I know from past experience that dorm beds are impossible to fit - I'm glad this service is available.”  - N. Lawrence, parent of first-year student