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What you'll need for moving into a college dorm

Shopping for dorm life made easy

Here's a list of essentials to make any dorm room feel more like home:

Bedding

Duvet cover or coverlet, with matching shams

Sheets, pillowcases, pillows

Mattress and mattress pad

Blankets

Throw pillows

Alarm clock

Storage

Closet rods or extenders to maximize storage

Shoe organizer

Hangers

Storage boxes

Stacking drawers or drawer units

Meals

Plates, bowls, glasses, flatware, coffee mugs

Cookware

Microwave-safe and airtight food storage containers

Can opener, bottle opener, utensils

Salt and pepper shakers

Water bottle

Bag clips

Mini microwave

Electric fan

Mini refrigerator

Refrigerator cart

Shower

Shower caddy

Towels

Toiletries

Travel toothbrush holder and bottles

Jewelry organizer

Makeup organizer

Scale

Soap dish

Mirror

First-aid kit

Laundry

Laundry hamper

Travel-home laundry bag

Laundry detergent and stain remover

Drying rack

Tabletop ironing board

Tote for cleaning supplies

Quarter holder

Misc. and accessories

Freestanding shelving or media unit

Television and DVD player

Lounge chair

Floor lamp

Area rug

Picture frames

Wall decor or decals

Mirror

Umbrella

Some items from home, such as a family photo or favorite throw blanket

What you'll need for moving into a college dorm 08/04/12 [Last modified: Saturday, August 4, 2012 4:32am]

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