Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

First Aid Kit Recommendations

On the list of items to include when moving your student to campus should be a first aid kit.  Minor injuries and illness can occur at any time and it's best to be prepared.  We recommend that your student's first aid kit include:

  • insurance card or copy of both front and back of insurance card
  • thermometer
  • bandages (regular, knuckle, and extra large)
  • triple antibiotic ointment
  • topical antiseptic (Bactine, hydrogen peroxide or alcohol)
  • silk tape
  • 4x4 gauze pads
  • fever reducer/pain reliever (Tylenol or ibuprofen)
  • Benadryl tablets
  • tweezers
  • nail clippers
  • lip balm
  • saline nasal mist
  • throat lozenges
  • cough drops
  • Rolaids or Tums

Optional items suggested:

  • calamine lotion or cortisone cream
  • hand disinfectant
  • burn cream (aloe vera gel or a burn salve)
  • sun screen
  • repellant