Dorm Packing Checklist

Before you embark on this new and exciting adventure, you’ll want to make sure you’re set up for success. Packing for college is a major life moment, and as is the case with any new beginning, it’s important to start things off on the right foot. Before you hit the road, there are quite a few things you’ll want to account for. Packing is no small feat, so we created this detailed checklist to help make sure you’re set up for success when you arrive on campus.

There’s no such thing as too much space. Consider the following to free up some space throughout your dorm:




Who doesn’t want to optimize their sleep space? After a long day of classes or a late night of studying, there’s nothing better than heading home to your own personal sleep sanctuary!




Having these items handy will help you avoid those last-minute trips to the convenience store:




Study smarter! Make sure your workspace is equipped with everything you need to maximize productivity and block out all distractions:




While not all dorms come equipped with individual dining areas, it’s a good idea to bring along some kitchen essentials just in case:




Remember, failing to prepare is preparing to fail. Be sure to put your best foot forward before you head to campus, and be sure to tick through the items above before packing up the car. You’ll thank us later!


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