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If applicable, be sure to bring any prescription medication. Please bring only as much medication as will reasonably be needed during the HOBY event (4 days). Medication must be in its original container as labeled by the pharmacy. A Medication Verification Form for Physicians must be on file for all prescription medications. Please refer to the Policy for Use of Medication During a HOBY Event included in the pre-seminar materials for more information.


  • Bed linens, including sheets, blankets, and pillows

  • Small fan (the dorms are very warm in the summertime)

  • Bath towels and washcloth

  • Toiletries (shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, personal care products, etc.)

  • Hair dryer

  • Undershirts, as you will be given one specific t-shirt to wear for the weekend

  • Jacket, sweatshirt, or other long sleeve shirts

  • Appropriate semi-casual comfortable clothing (shirts, shorts [so long as they are school appropriate], jeans/long pants, etc.)

  • Sturdy walking shoes

  • Umbrella and/or rain coat (you can't trust Montana weather)

  • Alarm clock

  • Small amount of spending money (optional for HOBY merchandise and other items available during the weekend)

  • Water bottle (MUST BRING!!! We will have a water fountain available but will not be supplying individual water bottles)

  • Prescription medication (see note)

  • OTC medication as needed

  • Room key deposit (checks or $40 cash)

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