Going off to college means having to pack what seems like your whole life away and take it all to a new place. It’s easy to be unsure of what to bring or to forget an essential item at home. Here is a helpful list of what students usually bring to campus to help your packing go smoothly.

  • Linens for an extra-long twin sized bed
  • Towels/Wash cloths
  • Entryway and Bathroom Rugs/Mats
  • Cellphones and chargers or Calling Card
  • Alarm Clock (with Battery Back-Up)
  • Computer with Wi-Fi and/or CAT-5E or CAT-6 hook up
  • 3-Prong Grounded Power Strip with Circuit Breaker
  • Small Lockbox
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Television with cable connectors
  • Games and Recreation Equipment
  • 2-4 cubic foot Energy Star refrigerator
  • Small Energy Star Microwave
  • Dishes, Pots/Pans, utensils
  • Small Shovel for trunk of car

 

Anything we forgot or that you recommend to be added to the list? We’d love to hear from you! Please leave suggestions in the comments below.