» Tips for On-Campus Move-Out

We know that move-out season can be stressful, especially with Spring semester finals right around the corner. During move-out you will find many donation bins located around the dorm residence halls, encouraging you to ditch the dumpster and donate! By increasing donation options we're hoping to have a positive impact on both the Orange community and the environment. Below are some suggestions for items that would be acceptable to put into the donation bins.

Note: For larger items like mattress pads or unwanted furniture please contact the Sustainability Department about proper disposal procedures.

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Food Items

rows of boxes with food donations insideNote: Only unopened or sealed non-perishables will be accepted

  • Granola Bars
  • Dry Pasta
  • Boxed Goods 
  • Cereal
  • Canned Goods
  • Bottled Water
  • Teas, Coffee

School Supplies

Box with school supplies

  • Binders
  • Notebooks
  • Backpacks
  • Loose Leaf Paper
  • Scantrons, Greenbooks
  • Pens, Pencils
  • Calculators

Household Supplies

Basin with cleaning supplies

  • Linens, Towels
  • Lamps, Light bulb
  • Storage Bins
  • Brooms, Dust Pans
  • Laundry Detergent, Dryer Sheets
  • Paper Towels, Toilet Paper


  • ShoesDonation box with clothing
  • Athletic Wear
  • Jackets, Outerwear
  • Accessories (Belts, Handbags, etc.)
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses, Skirts
  • Formal Wear
  • Shorts, Pants


Note: Please properly dispose of all devices, if you have any question contact the Sustainability DepartmentRecycling bin full of electronics

  • Any Non-Working Items
  • Old Phones, Computers
  • Chargers
  • Power Strips, Cables
  • Ethernet Cable