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99 Things You Need for College Campus Living (College Dorm Checklist)

Just moving to college?

And wondering,

what to bring to college and what not?

Alright, ok.

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

 Bed Linen/ Comforter /bedspreads/ Duvet
 Beside Alarm clock/ Alarm Clock Radio
 Beside Table/ Tripod Lamp
 Blankets
 Drying Racks
 Fitted Sheets/ Flat Sheets
 Mattress Pad/ Foam Pad
 Oscillating Desk Fan
Pillow Cases
 Pillows
 Storage Boxes/ Storage Drawers/ Storage Bins
 Trashcan/ Trashcan Cabinet
 Storage Drawers/ Under the Bed Storage Boxes
Wall Hangings/ Calendar Boards

Desk - Work Tools

 Bulletin Board/ Cork board
 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
 Notebooks/ Diaries
 Paper Clips/ Magnet/ Fasteners/ Binder Clips
 Pen Pot/ Pencil Holder/ Desk Tidies
 Pencil Sharpener / Blade
 Pens/ Pencils/ Crayons
 Pocket Folders
 Postage Stamps/ Postage Envelopes
 Printer Paper
 Rubber Bands
 Ruler
 Scissor
 Scotch Tape/ Magic/ Dispenser
 Stapler & Staples
 Sticky Notes
 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

 LCD / LED TV
 Rugs
 Sceneries/ Posters /Creative Art Designs
Sofacum/ Couch /Cushions

Lobby - Entrance knickknacks

 Doormats
 Pads
 Floor runners
Portraits

Cabinet - Wardrobe Items

 Flip-Flops/ Slippers
 Gloves/ Knit Caps/ Hats/ Blanket Wraps/ Scarfs
 Hanger/ Holder/ Valet Stand
 Jackets/ Sweaters
 Lint Brush
 Pajamas
 Pants
 Shirts/ T-Shirts/ Blouses
 Shoes/ Formal-Casual-Dress/ Boots/ Sneakers
 Socks
 Sweatpants/ Sweatshirts/ Undershirts
Swimsuits
Underwear/ Panties

Kitchen - Dining utensils

 Bin Bags/ Kitchen Trash Bags/ Garbage Bags
 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
 Multipurpose Cleaner
 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

 Antacid/ Acid Reducers
 Antidiarrheal
 Aspirin/ Analgesic/ Painkiller
 Bath Caddies/ Bathtub Caddies
 Cotton Swabs
 Cough Syrup
 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
 Shampoo/ Conditioner
 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

Misc. add-ons

 Backpack
 Emergency Lights
 Energy Saver Bulbs
 Mini Sewing Kit
 Mini Toolkit
 Mirror Hangers / Picture Hangers
 Sports Equipment
Umbrella

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