Just moving to college?
what to bring to college and what not?
You can use this checklist to make sure you have all the things you need for college campus living.
This list includes all the things you need for college or the things needed for college as a freshman.
I call it uncensored dorm checklist.
It’s probably because you got the control here. Keep or remove anything putting your necessities and priorities up front.
As, far away from your home, you have to settle and run another small home for yourself.
Though temporarily, but you need all the necessary things there that you can use in everyday work. Nah? Moreover, if you need a word see also how you can preserve some fortune for yourself.
How to Know What Things You Need for College Apartment And What Not?
The easiest way is to sit relax and imagine your 24 hours (day/night) routine in your college dorms.
Some quick ideas will pop up in your mind. And you’ll be getting clear gradually about the things you need for college.
This would serve as a good start.
Rest assured, you can always come to this page and tick those items you had added already into your packing list. And find out those you are just missing.
Of course, you’ll not be given separate rooms. All you have to do is to manage in a single room.
All of your mess for one medium sized room. Which is sometimes a shared room. Though the trends are changing, but still it is where you (sometimes) have to bear one or more other students too.
And you people have to divide and turn that single room into a whole (building) home of yours. Here’s the wise (separations) checklist to consider.
Let me break it into the building blocks of your college dorms.
Bed - Sleep Gadgets
Beside Alarm clock/ Alarm Clock Radio
Beside Table/ Tripod Lamp
Fitted Sheets/ Flat Sheets
Mattress Pad/ Foam Pad
Oscillating Desk Fan
Storage Boxes/ Storage Drawers/ Storage Bins
Trashcan/ Trashcan Cabinet
Storage Drawers/ Under the Bed Storage Boxes
Wall Hangings/ Calendar Boards
Desk - Work Tools
Camera/ Lens/ Selfie-Stick/ Camera Holder
Cell phone/ Tablet
Data Transfer Cables/ Ethernet Cables/ Other cords
Desktop Sorters/ Desktop Trays/ Stackable Desk Trays
Dry-Erase Board/ Dry-Erase Tape
Extension Cords/ Surge Protector
Grounding Plug Adapter/ Prong Adapter
Hands Free/ Headphones
Index Cards/ Index Card Box
iPod/ MP3 Player
Laptop/ iPad/ Printer
Marker Pens/ Highlighter Pens
Paper Clips/ Magnet/ Fasteners/ Binder Clips
Pen Pot/ Pencil Holder/ Desk Tidies
Pencil Sharpener / Blade
Pens/ Pencils/ Crayons
Postage Stamps/ Postage Envelopes
Scotch Tape/ Magic/ Dispenser
Stapler & Staples
Storage Drives/ Memory Drives/ Memory Cards/ External Hard Drives/ USB/ Flash Drives
Study Lamp/ Desk Lamp/ Work Lamp
Tacks/ Push Pins
Tags/ Labels/ Stickers
Woofers/ Speakers/ Audio Equipment/ Sound Devices
Room - Lounge Ornaments
Sceneries/ Posters /Creative Art Designs
Sofacum/ Couch /Cushions
Lobby - Entrance knickknacks
Cabinet - Wardrobe Items
Gloves/ Knit Caps/ Hats/ Blanket Wraps/ Scarfs
Hanger/ Holder/ Valet Stand
Shirts/ T-Shirts/ Blouses
Shoes/ Formal-Casual-Dress/ Boots/ Sneakers
Sweatpants/ Sweatshirts/ Undershirts
Kitchen - Dining utensils
Bowls/ Cups/ Mugs/ Plates
Coffeemaker/ Oven/ Freezer
Dish Wash Bar/ Dish Wash Liquid/ Dish Wash Detergents
Empty Bottles/ Bottle Opener/ Can Opener
Flatware/ Silverware/ Utensils/ Hot Pot
Kitchen paper / Paper towels
Plastic Storage Bins/ Plastic Storage Bags/ Totes/ Baskets/ Cubes/ Containers
Tissue Paper Sheets/ Tissue Paper Rolls
Wet Towel/ Wet Wipes/ Moist Towelette/ Flushable Wipes/ Cleansing Clothes
lavatory - Bathroom Accessories
Aspirin/ Analgesic/ Painkiller
Bath Caddies/ Bathtub Caddies
Hair Accessories/ Bands/ Brush/ Chain/ Clips/ Comb/ Curling Iron/ Dryer/ Straightener/ Waver
Hair Care Products
Laundry Bag /Laundry Hamper/ Laundry Basket/ Laundry Sorter
Laundry Soda/ Laundry Detergent Powder/ Laundry Detergent Soap/ Fabric Softener
Natural Minerals/ Vitamins
Razor/ Razor Blades
Shaving Foam/ Shaving Cream/ Shaving Soap
After Shave/ Shaving Lotion/ Moisturizer
Soap Dispenser/ Soap Dish/ Soap Case/ Soap Container
Soaps (Bath Soaps) / Bath Salts/ Bath Lotions
Tape Bandages/ Elastic Adhesive Bandages/ Antibacterial Ointments
Tooth Floss/ Toothbrush/ Toothpastes
Towel (Bath Towel)
Tweezers/ Nail Clippers
Energy Saver Bulbs
Mini Sewing Kit
Mirror Hangers / Picture Hangers