Every college student needs their gear. That’s why when we supply ourselves with the following dorm room essentials from this checklist we will be ahead of the curve on the very first day.
Here is our cheat sheet for how to pack for college dorm. Let’s get ready, get set, and go fill up our dorm rooms with all of these essentials and then invite some friends over for a party.
Most dorm rooms are equipped with a twin size bed. We will need sheets, pillowcases, and a bedspread or comforter. We’ll also need blankets, an egg crate foam mattress pad or memory form, and extra pillows.
For the bathroom we will need a shower caddy, shampoo/conditioner, hair styling products, razors and shaving cream.
We will also need flip flops, soap, a traveling soap container, toothbrush, toothpaste and floss.
Some other things we will want to have are washcloths, towels, hair brush, tweezers, tissues, nail clippers, q-tips, toilet paper, and moisturizer.
Dorm Room Dining Supplies:
For eating around our dorm room we will need ice cube trays, a bottle opener, a can opener, and a small plastic food storage containers for leftovers.
Some bigger items we will want for dorm room dinning are a garbage can, a small fridge, a microwave, along with some cups, plates, bowls, and utensils.
Finally, some easy food to keep in our dorm room are cereal, soda, bottled water, popcorn, napkins, and paper towels.
For our dorm room desk we will need a lamp, highlighters, paper, pens, pencils, folders, sticky pads, paper clips and index cards.
We will also need the following hardware for our dorm room desk: a computer with a printer, scissors, a calculator, and a ruler.
General Dorm Room Supplies:
When filling out our dorm room we will need a TV, video game system, streaming service/device, dvd player, dvd movies, mp3 player with speaker, posters, playing cards, and something that lights up like a lava lamp or black light.
Our dorm room will also require a phone, alarm clock, fan, small first aid kit, small tool kit, multipurpose spray cleaner, back pack, flashlight, batteries, power strip, extension cord, hangers, and storage crates.
The laundry supplies our dorm room will need are a laundry basket, detergent, fabric softener, and a lot of quarters for the washing machines.
Finally here is a quick rundown of the clothing items we will need for our dorm room.
We will want a bathing suit, underwear, socks, pants, jeans, t-shirts, athletic pants, pajamas, slippers, and sweaters.
We will also want to make sure we have the following outer wear for our dorm room.
These items include a light and heavy jacket, a hat, boots, sneakers, dress shoes, a suit, a belt, a watch, jewelry, as well as gloves and a scarf if the climate calls for it.
The most important item of all is our laptop. Be sure to have a newer laptop with an extended life battery.
Once we have everything ready to go be sure to enjoy the dorms and remember to get out of the room whenever possible. Make the college dorm living experience an adventure.
That’s ultimately how to pack for college dorm while tapping into our inborn power. This will bring us closer to living as the most complete version of ourselves immediately.
How To Pack For College Dorm Living Now
– Written by Motivational Joe