University of Delaware

2012-2013 Move-In Guide

Students move in

Rentals and Sales

Save space on Move-In Day by preordering appliances and furnishings for your residence hall room! Purchasing supplies from the vendors listed below supports the Resident Student Association (RSA) and benefits all residents. RSA contracts vendors to support programs and activities in the residence halls.

Microwave and Refrigerator Rentals

Students can preorder the following items through Campus Specialties Inc. Order forms will be mailed this summer, and Campus Specialties Inc. will deliver rentals to students’ rooms by Move-In Day.

Microwave Policy

One microwave using a maximum of 700 watts is approved for use in each residence hall room. Students living in Dickinson, Rodney, and Harrington Complexes are asked to either purchase or rent a microwave/refrigerator combination unit or not bring a microwave. These buildings were not designed for the electrical loads imposed by microwaves. Power failures can occur if separate microwave and refrigerator unit are used simultaneously.

Refrigerator Policy

One refrigerator, with a maximum capacity of 4.5 cubic feet (using 120 volts or less and no more than 2.4 amps of power) is permitted in each residence hall room. Energy Star unit are not required, but we ask that if you are bringing your own refrigerator to consider using one that is energy efficient.

Carpet and Linen Sales

BedloftStudents can order carpets and extra long sheets for residence hall beds through On Campus Marketing. Order forms will be mailed this summer. Carpets can be picked up on Move-In Day at a location near your residence hall and linen orders will be shipped to students’ homes before Move-In Day.

  • Carpets can be ordered here.
  • Linens can be ordered here.


Students can add extra space to their rooms by ordering a bed loft online at provides the only approved loft for the residence halls. If you pre-order a loft, it will be fully assembled in your room prior to your arrival on campus. Lofts can also be ordered and delivered on Move-In Day.

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