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Packing & Supplies

Supplies for Lectures and Lab Groups

Note-taking Supplies

You will attend lectures and lab groups where you will want to take notes.  Bring whatever supplies you use to take notes for a class.

Debate Supplies

You will be participating in debate rounds, so bring whatever supplies you use during a debate (flow paper, pens, timer, etc.).  If you are new to debate, we recommend you bring unlined paper (copy paper is fine), and different colored pens for note-taking during a debate. We also recommend bringing a timer for timing speeches and prep time during a debate round.

Laptop Computer

POLICY DEBATE WORKSHOP - Students need bring a laptop or a netbook with Microsoft Word to the ENDI. There will be lessons about paperless debate in lab groups to follow the national trend of debating without paper. Computers, and all expensive items, are brought at your own risk.  In order to get online on Emory’s campus, your computer must have up-to-date virus protection.
PUBLIC FORUM WORKSHOP - Students need bring a laptop or a netbook with Microsoft Word to the ENDI. There will be lessons about paperless debate in lab groups to follow the national trend of debating without paper. Computers, and all expensive items, are brought at your own risk.  In order to get online on Emory’s campus, your computer must have up-to-date virus protection. Printing will be very limited.
SOCIAL JUSTICE & PUBLIC SPEAKING WORKSHOP - It is not required for students to bring a laptop or a netbook, but it is recommended to do so. There will be lessons and activities that require research and presentation preparation. Computers, and all expensive items, are brought at your own risk.  In order to get online on Emory’s campus, your computer must have up-to-date virus protection.

Packing for Residential Life

Clothes

Casual dress is acceptable for the entirety of the ENDI. Many students choose to bring a nicer outfit or two for the tournament at the end of the Institute, but that is not a requirement. We recommend that you bring a light jacket, sweater, or sweatshirt. The classrooms, libraries, and residence halls are well air conditioned in the summer at Emory.

Linens

We do not provide linen or pillows at the ENDI, you must bring your own. The Harris Residence Hall has extra-long twin mattresses. Linen tip: You can use two flat sheets of a twin, double, or queen bed instead of purchasing a new set of sheets if you don’t have a set of extra-long twin sheets. The dorms are air-conditioned, so if you get cold in your sleep we suggest you bring winter pajamas or a thick blanket.

Towel, Toiletries, and Shower Shoes

Towels and toiletries are not provided at the ENDI.  We also recommend bringing shower shoes since the showers are shared by everyone on the hall.

Laundry Detergent & Quarters

Harris Hall is equipped with a quarter-operated laundry room.  It costs $1.25 to wash a load and $0.75 to dry a load of laundry.

Comfort Items

You may bring TVs, dorm fridges, video game systems, etc. These items are allowed, but are brought at your own risk and are not required.

Athletic Gear

You will have access to the Woodruff P.E. Center on campus during free time at the ENDI.  Students have brought athletic gear (tennis rackets, basketballs, etc.) to the ENDI in the past.  We recommend that all students bring a pair of sneakers for a few planned physical activities with the dorm staff during free time.

Rain Gear

Atlanta can get a lot of rain in the summer months, so don’t forget your umbrella!

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