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Back-to-College Shopping List



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Starting a college and leaving home is exciting. However, preparing for it can be just nerve-wracking with a lot of to-dos and things to shop. This checklist provides you with things you may need to get setup for your college!


Linens/Laundry

  • 2-3 sets of Bed sheets and pillowcases

  • Bath towelHand and face towel

  • Mattress pad and cover

  • 2 Blankets

  • Comforter/bedspread

  • Hangers

  • Laundry bag or hamper

  • Laundry detergent

  • Fabric softener and stain remover

  • Lint remover

  • Mini sewing kit

Stationery/Electronics

  • Memory cards and USB flash drives (or use one drives or google drive)

  • Stapler and staples

  • Printer paper and lined paper

  • Pens and pencils

  • Pencil holder and sharpener

  • Notebooks

  • Plastic folder with pocketsIndex cards (size 3 x 5)

  • Sticky notes

  • Paper clips and binder clips

  • Rubber bands

  • Scotch tape

  • Scissors

  • Highlighter pens (multiple colors)

  • RulerStackable desk trays (3-4)Laptop and charger (if possible take extra charger)

  • Portable speakers (if you are music lover)

  • HDMI cord

  • Extension cords

  • 3-2 prong adapters

  • Headphones

  • Cell phone

Toiletries/Medicines

  • Shower caddy

  • Shower shoes (flip-flops)

  • Shampoo and conditioner

  • Hairstyling products

  • Bath and face soap

  • Travel soap container(s)

  • Toothpaste and toothbrush

  • Dental floss

  • Comb/brush

  • Tweezers

  • Nail clippers

  • Hair dryer/straightener/curling iron

  • Razor and shaving cream

  • Lotion and/or facial moisturizer

  • Cotton swabs

  • Aspirin or other pain relievers

  • Vitamins

  • Antidiarrheal medicine

  • Adhesive bandages

  • Antibiotic ointment

  • Cough drops

Clothes

  • Light/heavy jackets

  • Gloves/scarf/hat (and other foul-weather gear as needed)

  • 1 pair of boots

  • 2 pairs of sneakers or comfortable/walking shoes

  • 1 set of business-casual clothes

  • 1 pair of dress shoes

  • 1Swimsuit

  • Sweaters

  • Raincoat/umbrella/wind-cheater

  • Underwear

  • Socks

  • Pants/jeans

  • Shirts/blouses

  • Sweats

  • Pajamas

Household/Kitchen

  • Paper towels

  • Trash bags

  • All-purpose cleaner

  • Food-storage containers

  • Dish soap

  • Wet wipes

  • Tissues

  • Bowl, plate and cup

  • Coffee mug

  • Water bottle

  • Silverware

  • Can/bottle opener

Room

  • Table lamp

  • Small trashcan

  • Storage bins

  • Under-the-bed storage trays

  • Table Fan

  • Bulletin board and pushpins

  • Dry-erase wall calendar/board

  • Mini toolkit (including screwdriver, hammer, wrench)

  • Double-sided tape or holder to hang pictures

Shared with Roommates

  • Coffeemaker/hot pot/

  • Microwave (if allowed)

  • Small refrigerator (if one isn’t provided)

  • Area rug

  • Posters/art


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