The Ultimate College Packing List
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The Ultimate College Packing List

Everything you could possibly need for your next year at college!

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The Ultimate College Packing List
Kaylee Richard

If you are anything like me, you LOVE to make lists! I make lists for almost everything, but packing is the most important. When moving to college, whether it be a dorm room or an apartment, there is absolutely everything you should need. If you follow this list you will be all ready to take on your year at college!

Bedding

  • Sheet set
  • Spare sheets
  • Comforter
  • Memory foam mattress topper
  • Pillow
  • Pillowcases
  • Warm blanket
  • Throw pillows
  • Step stool (if raising bed)
  • Eye mask
  • Bed protector (for bedbugs)
  • Reading pillow
  • Under bed storage

Room

  • Wall quotes
  • Artwork
  • Plants
  • Candles (or fake candles if your school does not allow real ones)
  • Rug
  • Floor lamp
  • Picture frames
  • String lights
  • Command strips
  • Pictures
  • Curtains (if needed)
  • Full body mirror
  • TV and TV stand
  • Microwave
  • Mini fridge

Bathroom - if you have your own!

  • Towel
  • Rugs
  • Hanging shower organizer for soaps
  • Trashcan
  • Over the door hooks for towels
  • Hand towels
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Shower cleaner
  • Shower curtain
  • Toilet paper (you need more then you think)
  • Shower curtain clips

Desk/school supplies

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  • Paper clips
  • Binder clips
  • Lamp
  • Desk shelf (if you aren't provided with one)
  • Drawer organizers
  • Backpack
  • Textbooks
  • Notebook paper
  • Printer, paper, and ink (if needed)
  • Planner
  • Notebooks
  • Binders
  • Highlighters
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Adaptors/chargers
  • Flash drive
  • Scissors
  • Note cards
  • Tape
  • 3-hole puncher
  • Calculator
  • Whiteboard calendar

Closet/laundry

  • Laundry basket
  • Drying rack – I recommend one that hangs over the door!!
  • Shoe rack
  • Hangers
  • Wrinkle release
  • Over the door hanger – I put all my beauty products in it
  • Stain remover
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dryer sheets
  • All your clothes and shoes!

Basics

  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body wash
  • Face Wash
  • Razor
  • Tissues
  • Q-tips
  • Cotton balls
  • Paper towels
  • Nail polish
  • Nail polish remover
  • Makeup
  • Hair bands
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant
  • Chapstick
  • Blow-dryer
  • Straightener
  • Curling iron

Extras

  • Trashcan
  • Basic tools
  • First aid kit
  • Tape measure
  • Vitamins and medications
  • Fan
  • Cups/water bottle
  • A case of water bottles
  • Snacks
  • Umbrella
  • Speaker
  • Mini vacuum
  • Reusable silver wear
  • Microwaveable plate and bowl
  • Brita
  • Power strip/surge protector
  • Duffle bag
  • Ice cube tray
  • Mini safe
  • Ziploc bags
  • Envelopes and stamps (if you plan on sending any mail)
  • Doorstopper


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