What to pack for Move In

Packing Checklist

Please note: you may not need every item on this list. A lot of these items can be purchased after move in


  • Duvet, duvet cover, and sheets (check size with your residence)
  • Pillows and pillow protectors
  • Clothes hangers
  • Over the door storage for back of bathroom door
  • Towels, face cloths, hand towels
  • Desk Lamp
  • Emergency kit
  • Backpack
  • Laptop
  • School supplies

ClothesClothes and more …

  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Pyjamas
  • Swimsuit
  • Fall and winter coats
    Tip: Wait until arriving in Montreal to purchase these items if good quality winter wear is not available in your current location.
  • Mittens and scarves
  • Rain jacket
  • Robe and flip flops
  • Slippers
  • Casual wear
  • Workout clothes
  • Dressy clothes
  • Ball cap

kitchen itemsCooking items (if you have a kitchen)

  • Plastic Tupperware containers
  • Cutlery & cutting board
  • Dishes (plates, bowls, glasses)
  • Mugs
  • Can opener
  • Dish towels
  • Pots and pans


  • Power bar
  • USB stick
  • Extension Cord


Health productsSanitary and Health Products

  • Hand soap
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Razors & blades
  • Toiletries and tote bag
  • Body wash
  • Laundry bag and detergent
  • Sewing kit
  • Medical files. Note: You may also want to ask your personal doctor to transfer your file to the Student Wellness Hub, so that your condition can be easily monitored.
  • Medications (prescription and over the counter)
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Sponges
  • Cleaning products ( can be purchased in Montreal)
  • Caddy for cleaning supplies
  • Cleaning wipes
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet bowl cleaner and brush
  • Plunger
  • Toilet Paper and Kleenex
  • Hair Dryer and styling irons


  • Scissors
  • Thumb tacks
  • Stapler/staples
  • Tape
  • Handheld vacuum
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