The Ultimate Dorm Room Packing List for Your Upcoming College Student

Dorm Room Packing

Packing your child up for their first year of college is emotional enough without all the stress it causes. Here’s an ultimate dorm room packing list to help you and your college student get it all organized.

Dorm Room Items

– Bedsheets
– Blankets
– Comforter
– Mattress pad
– Pillow cases
– Pillows
– Sleeping bag/blow up mattress
– Storage (i.e. stackable tubs or crates)

Desk Essentials

– Bulletin board
– Day planner
– Desk lamp
– Pens & pencils
– Post-its
– Scissors
– Stapler & staples
– Tape (scotch & duct)
– Waste basket

School Supplies

– Backpack
– Calculator
– Highlighters
– Index cards
– Notebooks
– Textbooks
– Scantrons

Electronics

– Cables (chargers, tv cables, extension chords, etc.)
– DVD layer
– Headphones
– Laptop
– Printer
– Surge protecter
– TV
– USB drive

Toiletries

– Bobbi Pins
– Cotton Balls
– Contact Solution
– Floss
– Deoderant
– Eye Drops
– Extra contacts
– Feminine products
– Face wash and moisturizer
– Hair brush
– Hair spray/mousse/gel/cream
– Makeup
– Makeup remover
– Mirror
– Mail clippers
– Perfume
– Q-tips
– Razor
– Shampoo & conditioner
– Shaving cream
– Body wash
– Hand soap
– Sunscreen
– Tissues
– Toothbrush
– Toothpaste
– Tweezers

Bathroom Supplies

– Bath towels
– Curling iron / straightening iron
– Hair dryer
– Robe
– Shower caddy
– Toothbrush holder
– Washcloth

First Aid

– Acne cream
– Allergy medicine
– Antibiotic cream
– Band-aids
– Cold medicine
– Cough medicine
– Pain reliever
– Pepto bismal
– Perscription medicines
– Sleep aids

Kitchen Items

– Bottle opener
– Can opener
– Cups
– Dish soap
– Dish towels
– Knives
– Microwave
– Mini-fridge
– Mugs
– Paper plates
– Paper towels
– Plastic containers (tupperware)
– Utensils
– Ziploc bags

Food

– Bottled water
– Bread
– Easy mac
– Granola bars
– Beanut butter and jelly
– Popcorn
– Ramen noodles
– Snack food
– Soup

Miscellaneous

– Adhesive hooks
– Bank info/checks
– Batteries
– Broom/dust pan
– Debit/credit cards
– Decorations
– Suitcases and duffle bags
– Fan
– Flashlight
– Insurance cards
– Light bulbs
– Lint roller
– Pepper spray
– Safety pins
– Sunglasses
– Umbrella
– Basic tools (hammer, screwdriver, etc.)

Laundry

– Fabric softener
– Hamper
– Hangers
– Iron & ironing board OR wrinkle release spray
– Laundry detergent
– Quarters
– Stain remover

Make sure your child’s Hyundai is in top shape before they go off to college. To schedule a service appointment, visit the Tuscaloosa Hyundai website, or come by the dealership!