What to Bring


Your room comes fully equipped with a single bed, one dresser, a closet, a desk and a bookshelf.

Provided by PRBI:

  • Single Bed (38x75")
  • Under-Bed Storage
  • Desk/Chair
  • Waste Basket and Bags
  • Mirror
  • Blinds
  • Book Shelves
  • Internet Access
  • Shower (Communal)
  • Washer & Dryer

Things to Bring:


Bedding and Accessories:

  • Sheets
  • Bed Pillow(s), Pillowcases and Pillow Protectors
  • Comforter (Down or Alternative)
  • Blanket/Throw
  • Alarm Clock

Additional Attire:

  • Non-marking Indoor Shoes for Gym and Fitness Centre
  • Modest Swimwear
  • Dress Clothes for Student Banquets (a great chance to wear your grad attire again!)
  • Winter Clothing for Northern Alberta (we do fun outdoor events so bring snow pants and winter boots)

Bath/Personal Care & Grooming:

  • Towels & Washcloths
  • Bathrobe & Shower Shoes/Flip Flops
  • Shower Caddy
  • Hygienic products (soap, shampoo, deodorant, etc)
  • Hair Dryer
  • Flat/Curling Iron (with Auto Shut-Off)
  • Electric Razor/Manual
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Laundry & Cleaning

  • Laundry Bag/Basket
  • Laundry Supplies (HE Soap Only)
  • Drying Rack
  • Iron with Auto Shut-Off/Steamer

Room Decor:

  • Toss Pillows
  • Floor Cushions
  • Backrest
  • Appropriate Posters
  • Sticky Tack & Pins

Storage & Organization:

  • Hangers
  • Storage Crates/Utility Bins
  • Flashlight/Batteries
  • First Aid Kit (Kits are provided throughout campus)
  • Sewing Kit
  • Tool Kit
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Desk Accessories:

  • Desk Lamp
  • Desk Supplies

Electronics & Audio:

  • Laptop equipped with Word (Microsoft) or Pages (Apple).
  • Surge Protectors/Power Strips
  • USB Hub/Wall Adapter
  • Extension Cords
  • Earbuds/Headphones
  • Portable Charger
  • Printer*

Kitchen Tools & Dining:

Meals and warm drinks are provided in PRBI's dining hall and included in your room and board, but the dorms are equipped with a small kitchen for students to use and has the essentials, but students may bring a kettle, coffee maker and mugs for their own room.

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Do Not Bring:


Laundry & Cleaning:

  • Cleaning Supplies, Broom, & Dust Pan
  • Hand Vacuum
  • Step Stool

Room Decor:

  • Candles/Incense
  • Odour Eliminator/Room Fragrance
  • Halogen Lamps
  • TVs 
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Storage & Organization:

  • Double Closet Rod
  • Bed Risers
  • Over-the-Door Mirror

Kitchen Tools & Dining:

  • Heating/Open Coil Appliances (e.g. Hot Plates, Toasters, Toaster Oven)
  • Microwave Oven
  • Food Storage
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*There are public desktop computers and a printer in the Library that you can use if you are unable to bring a computer and/or printer.  The printing charge is $0.10 per page and will be charged to your account.  Please bring a data storage device (USB) if you are wanting to take advantage of this option.