What to bring to campus

Dorm rooms are furnished with the following for each student: a bed, a dresser (or drawers below the bed), a wardrobe (with hanging space and three drawers) or a closet, a desk and desk chair.
Here’s what you should bring to campus:

  • Pillow(s)
  • Mattress pad
  • Twin x-long sheets
  • Blankets or bedspread
  • Alarm clock
  • Desk lamp (no halogen bulbs please)
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Shower caddy
  • Shower shoes or flip-flops
  • Toiletries and cosmetics
  • Laundry supplies*: laundry basket/bag, detergent, fabric softener/dryer sheets, stain remover
  • Umbrella
  • Clothes and shoes
  • Outdoor apparel and equipment (see our list of Essential Outdoor Gear)
  • Clothes hangers
  • Backpack
  • Laptop computer
* Every dorm has a laundry facility. Use of the washing machines and dryers is free — no quarters required! Professional laundry services are also available from E&R Cleaners.
Nice, but not necessary:

  • Rug
  • Refrigerator
  • Bulletin board or dry-erase board
  • Decorations and posters
  • String lights
  • Removable adhesive
  • Hanging shoe organizer 
  • Travel mug
  • Microwave-safe dishes
  • Utensils
  • Dish soap
  • Paper towels
  • Fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Printer**, ink cartridges, paper
  • Power strip
  • Bicycle and bike lock
  • Skis or snowboard
  • Other personal sports equipment and outdoor gear
** Use of the printers in the academic buildings is free.
 The following items are PROHIBITED on campus and in the dorms:

  • Televisions
  • Microwaves
  • Air-conditioning units
  • Air purifiers
  • Space heaters
  • Cooking appliances (coffee-makers/Keurig, electric tea kettles, toasters, toaster ovens, hot plates, stoves, etc.)
  • Candles, lighters, matches, or any item that produces a flame
  • Pets and animals (with the exception of service animals accompanying individuals with a documented disability)
  • Decorations, clothing and other items that reference alcohol, drugs, tobacco, violence or sexual themes
  • Weapons, firearms, ballastic and explosive devices, knives


371 West Farm Road  •  Bethlehem, New Hampshire 03574  •  603.444.2928
Founded in 1886 and set in the beautiful White Mountains of northern New Hampshire, The White Mountain School is a coeducational college-preparatory boarding and day school for students grades 9-12/PG.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students
The White Mountain School admits students of any race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Specific questions regarding Title IX should be directed to the School's Title IX coordinator at TitleIX@whitemountain.org. Specific questions regarding Section 504 should be addressed to the School's Section 504 coordinator at Section504@whitemountain.org.