Attire is mostly informal, but you will need to dress up on occasion. The winter months bring cold days, so you will want a warm winter coat, hat, scarf, mittens, socks, boots, and sweaters. 

What’s Provided

  • Extra-long twin bed and mattress (36 x 80 inches)
  • Closet or wardrobe
  • Desk and chair
  • Bookshelf
  • Waste basket and recycling bin
  • Dresser
  • Whiteboard on the door exterior
  • Face mirror (some rooms come with full-length mirror as well)


What to Bring

The weather gets cold here in Vermont! Check out this video from Doug Connelly, the director of Middlebury College Outdoor Programs, for some advice about keeping warm in the winter months.

  • Twin extra-long (80-inch) sheets, comforter, pillows, blanket(s), and mattress pad
  • Towels (two are ideal, one to use while washing the other!)
  • Study lamp and/or floor lamp with bulb
  • Small area rug or carpet remnant up to 12x8 feet in size
  • Hangers
  • Power strips (instead of extension cords) with surge protection
  • Posters, pictures, flags, and other decorations that can be affixed to the wall without using nails, cellophane tape, or screws

What Not to Bring

  • Halogen lights
  • Non-LED string lights
  • Candles, incense, or any devices that create open flames
  • Electrical appliances with exposed heating elements such as toasters, heaters, and hot plates (except irons with automatic shutoff mechanisms)
  • Pets, except approved support animals
  • See this page for information about approved furniture