Top College Dorm Essentials for 2019


Top College Dorm Essentials for 2019

Congratulations on graduating from high school! It’s an important and exhilarating time in your life. Finally, you'll have the opportunity to live on your own and meet new friends from around the world.

Despite this excitement for college, many freshmen also feel a sense of apprehension because college can seem so daunting at times. Students will stress about making new friends, picking classes, living with another person, and dorm necessities. This post will help you alleviate some of the stresses of residential life by ensuring that you will be prepared for move-in day.

The following list will cover all of the different items that you will need for college. Plenty of incoming college freshmen tend to buy items they assume they’ll need, but never end up actually using. This comprehensive Dorm Essential List has been put together by a team of college students from their own experiences:

BEDDING

Comforter

Sheets

Pillow Cases

Pillow(s)

Mattress Pad

BATH

Towels

Hand Towels

Washcloths

Flipflops

Bathrobe

Shower Caddy

STORAGE / ORGANIZATION

Trash/Recycle Bin

Laundry Hamper

Clothes Hangers

Shoe Rack

Desk Organizer

Adhesive Wall Hooks

Technology / Electronics

Computer

TV + Coaxial Cable

Chargers

Alarm Clock

Bluetooth Speaker

Desk Lamp

Power Strip

Extension Cord

Portable Fan

Backup Batteries

APPLIANCES

Microwave

Mini-Fridge

DÉCOR

Table Lamp + Bulbs

Tension Rod

Window Treatments

Mirror

Floor Rug

Wall Clock

Dry Erase Board

Decorative Lighting

Miscellaneous

Umbrella

Duffle Bag

Water Bottle

Air Mattress

Dehumidifier

Can Opener

Hair Dryer

Bicycle Lock

First-Aid Kit

Flashlight


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