We are looking forward to your upcoming arrival to New Haven. Below is a list of what we ask each student to bring. Most importantly, we want each student's space to feel like an extension of home. Please bring items that will help your child feel more comfortable. We also ask that you do your best to stick to the number of each item below in order to prevent an overflow of too many things in each bedroom, and closet space. You will be permitted to switch out items as you come to visit, or mail other needed items you may have missed.
Pants or Shorts (finger-tip length) - 7
Underwear/Bras - 10 pairs
Pajamas - 2 sets
Nice Dress/Skirt (knee length) or Nice Slacks and Top - 1
Jacket/Coats - 2 or 3
Socks (including some for P.E.) - 12 pairs
Swimsuit (one-piece) - 1
Dress Shoes - 1 pair
Work Shoes/Boots (to be outside with the animals) - 1 pair
Sandals - 1 pair
Sweatshirt/Sweatpants - 3
P.E. Shorts or Pants and Shirts - 3 or 4
Running/Work-out Shoes (not converse or skating shoes) - 1 pair
Sports Bras - 5
Towels - 2
Electric Razor - 1
Twin Sheets & Twin Comforter - 1 each
Personal Journal - 1
Note: We provide toiletries, but you are welcome to send favorite brands, etc.
Deodorant - 1
Shampoo/Conditioner - 1
Brush/Comb - 1
Toothbrush - 1
TI-30XA or TI-30XS
For Alegebra I - Algebra II Classes
Graphing Calculator: TI-89
For Precalculus - Calculus Classes
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. We encourage our students to bring personal items. They will have a personal space in a locked cabinet where these items will be stored.
We want your bed to feel like home. You are welcome to bring sheets, or other bedding. Some students bring a foam topper for extra comfort. Sheets and bedding are also provided by New Haven if you choose not to bring your personal bedding.
Yes! We will have opportunities each week for downtime, and we encourage our students to utilize that time for personal interests. They are welcome to bring their supplies from home. These items will be stored in their bedroom.
Yes! Each student will have a magnet board above their bed for personal pictures from home or art that they would like to display. They can also bring stuffed animals (2-3) or other items for their bed that help them feel connected to home.
What Not to Bring
The following items are not allowed and will be confiscated and sent home.
We want to make traveling to New Haven to visit as easy as possible. Follow the link below for the best rental car and hotel options. We have a contract with each of these to provide you with discounted rates.
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New Haven is open year round, so feel free to contact us anytime with questions, requests or, or to talk to one of our staff members. Simply call, email, or fill out the form to let us know how we can support your family.
If you are a parent or professional interested in a tour of New Haven, please reach out! Our admissions department will schedule a campus tour where you can meet our staff and students, and see one or all of our campuses.