Boarding Student Packing List


  • Dress code items: Visit for details, including a printable version of Walker’s full 2022-2023 dress code.
  • Appropriate clothing for inclement weather (raincoat, jacket, boots, gloves, hat)


  • Macbook laptop or a current model iPad with a keyboard

Dorm Room/General

  • Twin XL size bed sheets
  • Pillow and pillowcases
  • Mattress pad/cover
  • Blankets/comforter
  • Bath towels
  • Shower caddy
  • Toiletries
  • Hangers
  • Desk lamp
  • Alarm clock
  • Fan
  • Laundry bag/basket and laundry cleaning supplies
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Locking suitcase/chest/box to store valuables
  • Personal items, decorations (curtains, area rugs)
  • Plate/bowl/mug and spoon/fork
  • Personal thermometer, if possible

NOTE: The following are NOT ALLOWED in the dorms:

  • Cooking equipment and appliances (e.g. toasters, popcorn makers, rice cookers, electric tea pots, hot pots, microwaves, etc.) and refrigerators. The Director of Health Services, Joyce McIntyre, must approve a refrigerator needed for medical purposes (
  • Heaters, electric holiday light strings, halogen lamps, candles, etc.
  • Tacks or nails on walls (approved removable adhesive tape may be used, e.g. Command Strips)