When your student arrives home, go through ALL of the stuff they brought home. Go through it with a "fine tooth comb", BEFORE you bring anything into the house. Check all clothing , drawers of any furniture, books (especially inside book jackets), etc. These insects are masters at hiding and you don't want to bring any into the house, or in a few weeks you will calling someone like me to get rid of them. Stop them before they get in your home. I have posted pictures of both so you know what you are looking for.
|German cockroaches ( top row, l to r - adult roach, female carrying egg sac, and final stage nymph, bottom row, l to r - egg sac, various nymph stages)|
|Adult bed bug (they are about the size of an apple seed). Young bed bugs are the same shape, but smaller than adults.|