BEP Must Haves

IMPORTANT: Bring at least one form of identification (you will receive a student ID card)

Recommended Summer Program Personal Supplies To Bring With You

  • Any Financial Aid, Health, Emergency Contact forms
  • High School transcript and AP Score Reports (if available)
  • It is strongly suggested that you bring your own laptop/PC and flash/usb drive (Computers are available on campus for free usage; however, access is limited)
  • First Aid kit
  • Tissue
  • Flashlights
  • Alarm clock
  • Notebooks (quantity: approx 4)
  • Headphones
  • Valid Picture ID/ Insurance Cards
  • Extra Long Twin Bed Linens - 33 ½" width X 80" long (Wal-Mart, Target JC Penny, Sears), blanket
  • Pillow and pillowcase
  • Clothing (suitable for both cold and warm weather)
  • Clothes hangers
  • Bath towels
  • Two formal event outfits (Ethnic Dinner and BEP Awards Banquet)
  • Personal toiletries (soap/hand soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoos, etc.)
  • Shower caddy/shower shoes
  • Laundry detergent (free laundry is available)
  • Pens, pencils, highlighters
  • Dictionary/Thesaurus
  • Jacket and Umbrella
  • Fan (the residence hall is temperature controlled; however, some students prefer to bring a fan)


  • Sports clothing and sports equipment
  • Swimsuit
  • Sewing kit
  • Money - cash or physical credit/debit card preferred (spending money for optional personal extras)


  • TV
  • Refrigerators (you can buy or rent one in the fall)
  • Valuables (they cannot be secured)
  • Personal vehicle
  • Alcohol or Illegal Drugs/Prescribed Drugs not written to you
  • Anything that can be construed as a weapon