Care packages

A surprise sent at strategic times during a semester can definitely brighten the day of your college student, although sending a care package at any time will surely be greatly appreciated!  Good times for care packages from home:

  • After the first week of classes
  • Right before the fourth week of classes (often the first round of exams)
  • Right before midterm examination period (usually in October in the fall and in March in the spring)
  • Right before finals week

Here are some suggested items:

Food/Snacks:

Cookies
Candy
Granola Bars
Chocolate
Crackers
Microwave Popcorn
Bottled Beverages

Personal Items:

Shampoo
Soap
Toothpaste/Toothbrush
Toilet Paper
Laundry Detergent
Dryer Sheets

Supplies:

Pens
Pencils
Folders
Index Cards
Paper/Notebooks
Highlighters

Other Items:

Playing Cards
Crossword Puzzles
Coloring Book & Crayons
Pictures
Letters
Newspaper clippings from home
Notes from younger siblings


If packing and mailing goodies is not your thing, consider ordering a baked treat or balloons. 
Marycrest Bakery sells baked goods and balloon bouquets for your student to enjoy. 
To view the options and the prices see the Marycrest Bakery order form. For ordering information, please contact the bakery at 937-229-3162.

Contact Us

New Student Programs

Gosiger Hall 131 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0911

937-229-2229