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If you’ve been searching for the best college dorm room items, then you have come to the right place.
Whether you’re about to go to college or are moving into a new dorm on campus, having an organized room not only makes your life easier in college, but it also makes your roommates happy too.
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Here is a list of several college dorm room items you’ll need to make your college experience easier.
1. Mesh Shower Tote
11. Lock Box For Personal Storage
13. Small Refrigerator
15. Bath Wrap
Febreze comes in clutch when your roommate hasn’t showered in a while, for stinky shoes, or even for laundry that’s been sitting there for a few weeks. It’ll buy you another 3 or 4 days from your roommate complaining that you need to wash your clothes. You never know when you’ll need it, but you’ll be glad you got it – especially if you ate some fiery tacos the night before.
18. Meal Storage Containers
Get yourself some storage containers. They come in clutch and can save you a lot of time from cooking and washing dishes everyday. Dedicate a day of the week to cook a bunch of food and meal prep about 7-10 containers for the week. Whenever you have class and haven’t had time to eat, just open up your mini fridge and take your prepped meals to go.
20. Shoe Hanger
22. Buy a Cook Book
A lot of college students think eating cup noodles and cereal is a good way to save money. Or maybe they do that because they don’t know how to cook. Truth is: there are plenty of healthy ingredients you can find that are cheap and easy to make. Eating healthy foods is important for your physical, emotional, and mental health.
23. Posture Corrector
I’m actually planning to order this soon, and I’ll give you a full review of the product once I have been wearing it for a week or so.
Using the Posture Corrector helps strengthen your neck and upper back to align it properly with your spine. You only need to wear the Posture Corrector for 30-40 minutes everyday to help fix your posture.
24. Smart Backpack
This new smart backpack comes with a USB charging cable for your phone, has an anti-theft feature, a luggage strap, 3 main pockets and 6 other pockets to store your keys, wallet, books, and hydro flask. There’s a 30-day money-back guarantee if you don’t like it and a 12-month warranty on the backpack.
That’s actually pretty convenient. If I didn’t have a backpack already, I would invest in this one.
25. Gel Infused Memory Foam Mattress
Unfortunately, colleges and universities do not provide the comfy mattress that you see on commercials. What’s more, research shows that you spend half of your life sleeping on a bed. Having a comfy mattress to get great sleep for the next 4 years of your college life is definitely something to invest in.
28. Hot Water Resistant Gloves
If you aren’t washing your dishes with hot water, you are not cleaning your dishes right. Hot water helps kill the bacteria and easily dissolves food that is stuck to the silverware. Since I don’t have a dishwasher, I always use hot water resistant gloves to wash my dishes and make sure they are clean. Who knows – you might be using dishes that your roommates didn’t properly clean.
32. Shower Sandals
If you are living in the dorms or plan to, you need to invest in some shower sandals. Since students share the same showers, you are basically exposing your feet to everyone else’s germs. It’s best to have your shower sandals and prevent yourself from catching anything and getting things like athlete’s foot.
Sometimes it can be overwhelming scavenging the entire internet looking for the right college dorm room items that are necessary to have.
However, every college students experience is different and you’ll often realize throughout your college journey what you do or don´t need in your dorm.
But hopefully you found some awesome college dorm room items that you can use for college and make your life easier.
Are there any other college dorm room items that I should add? What are some other items that you have used for college?
If you have any questions or comments, make sure to leave some in the comments section below!