What to Bring

Items to Bring

Philadelphia is a four season city with spring, summer, fall, and winter. When you arrive in August, the temperature will be 30°-35°Celsius. You will be able to purchase electronics and household goods such as sheets and towels during the shopping trip on August 20; however, you are welcome to bring things with you from your home.

  • 9-Digit TUID number
  • AccessNet username and password (log in for TUportal/TUmail)
  • Writing utensil (pen or pencil)
  • Casual and comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Toiletries, towel, soap, shampoo, toothbrush, etc.
  • Twin sheets, pillow and blanket (residence halls are air conditioned)
  • Alarm clock
  • Money for personal expenses, if needed

What not to bring to your Orientation Session:

  • Alcohol, drugs, or weapons
  • Pets
  • Valuables or expensive electronics
  • Guests (friends, significant others, etc.)