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College Room Essentials 101

Let the Countdown Begin for Move-In Day! We are busy preparing your dorm room and the campus for your arrival! 

We've gathered a few recommendations for your new journey straight from the source- our Residence Life team and students. Read through the information below as you begin purchasing items for your room and meeting your new roommate. 

One of our RAs sitting on their bed reading a book in their Dorm room

How to Decorate Your Room On A Budget

Learn how lead Resident Advisor, Dayna Rieger, decorate their room in style!

Henry Flagler is excited to share his Target Registry "Henry's Room Essentials" to showcase the various items that you should pack for your new room. Please take a look through the registry and add the following to your packing list. This list may change with additional items throughout the summer, so please make sure to keep checking back!

Packing Lists

What to bring
  • Bedding, Twin XL
  • Cleaning Supplies (Work with roommate)
  • Computer
  • Flashlight
  • Lap Desk
  • Safe
  • Mattress Pad
  • Rain Boots and Jacket
  • Shower Curtain (Work with roommates)
  • Shower Caddy
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels
  • Plunger (Work with roommates)
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What is provided
  • Twin XL Bed
  • Desk and Chair
  • Dresser
  • Microfridge
  • Wifi
  • Closet or Wardrobe
  • Trash Can
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What NOT to bring
  • Refrigerators or freezers
  • Drum Sets and Large Amps
  • Candles
  • Incense Burners
  • Cooking Appliances with Open Coil Elements
  • Air Fryers
  • Furniture
  • Microwave
  • 3M Hooks, Command Strips, Blue Poster Putty (the gray putty is fine)
  • Lamps with Plastic Shades
  • Pets
  • Instapots 
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Additional Residence Life Information

Partner Stores

Our Residence Life crew has partnered with area stores such as Target to create registries for all your room necessities. Stay tuned for more information as College merchandise becomes available at our partner stores. 

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Linen Delivery Service

For your convenience, we have partnered with Dormify to provide an easy, affordable way to purchase Twin XL bedding, dorm storage solutions, and everything else you'll need (and want) for your new home away from home. Please visit to get move-in day ready and create your dream dorm!

Dormify website

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Mailroom Services


Mail Services, Campus Services Building, 107 King Street, Suite E. 

Hours of Operation

  • Customer Service Counter: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm. Closed on weekends except for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023. (Move-In Weekend).
  • Lobby: Self-Service (Parcel Lockers Only) Daily Access with Student ID Card 7:00 am-12:00 am.

Tips for Sending Mail

For important information about sending and receiving mail, see the Mailroom Mailroom Information Sheet.

Mail sent to you must have your name and the correct mailing address.

  • Mail without a name will not be delivered but returned to the sender.
  • Mail incorrectly addressed takes further steps to process; it may be delayed or returned to the sender.
  • Use only 107 King St & your Campus Mail Number. Do not use your residence hall address.
  • Mail or packages not picked up within 14 days may be returned to the sender or disposed of.
  • Ensure packages are sent to your name AND your Campus Mail# (CM#). Sometimes students have the same name, and the CM# ensures it goes to the right person.

Addressing Your Mail for Residential Students 

Correct Address Format: 

STUDENT NAME (required)

Flagler College CM0000 (Campus Mail, use assigned CM#) (required)

107 King Street, Suite D, Saint Augustine, FL  32084 (do not use the Residence Hall address!)


When a package arrives, you will receive an email notification with a barcode and instructions to pick it up from the parcel lockers in the lobby (7:00 am- 12:00 am) or the customer service desk (8:00 am- 4:00 pm). You must bring your student ID to pick up mail and packages. 

Some items will not be in lockers and must be picked up at the desk during regular hours.

Early Arrival Packages

Items shipped and received before you arrive at Flagler College may be sent no sooner than Monday, Aug. 8, 2023, and will be stored in the mailroom for pickup on new students' move-in day, Aug. 19, 2023.

Thank you and best wishes for a successful school year from your Mail Services staff: Terry, Esther, Robert, and the Mailroom student workers. 

Off-Campus Students

Students who don't live on campus don't have a campus mail number. Flagler College doesn't accept mail for off-campus students and will return it.

Terry Bennett, Mailroom Supervisor, (904) 819-6209,

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Questions to Ask Your Roommate

We asked a few Resident Advisors what questions new roommates should ask themselves and here is what they came up with:

  1. What conditions do you need to sleep under? (a fan on/off? background noise? etc)
  2. What do you use your room space for? (do you plan on doing schoolwork? etc)
  3. How do you decompress at the end of the day? Week?
  4. What chores do you hate doing? (this will help get the conversation about cleaning started and hopefully lead to a respectful division of labor)
  5. Do you have an emotional support animal or any other kind of pet, including fish?
  6. Do you frequently cook in your room, or do you eat out or go to Dhall (Ponce Dining Hall)? (talking about stored food, shared food, etc)
  7. Do you use the overhead light or secondary sources of light? At certain hours?
  8. What is your class schedule? How early will you be waking up/getting ready?
  9. How do you want to communicate conflicts? (in person, texts, sticky notes, etc)
  10. What is your nightly routine? Will you be coming in and out of the room late?
  11. How do you feel about people coming over throughout the day? The night? Are weekends different?
  12. Is there any medical information that I should know about?
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If you have any questions about living on campus we are happy to help. Email us at: