Dorm Room Checklist

It’s hard to know where to start when preparing for a new life on campus. This dorm room checklist will help cover off the essentials to make the transition quick and seamless.

Dorm Room Checklist 101

Dorm life is going to be overwhelming at first, so it’s important to have a dorm room checklist before you move in. From a budget standpoint, it helps prioritize what’s most important i.e. which items should be purchased first. Sticking to a checklist and budget will also help avoid impulse purchases that would leave a hole elsewhere. On the practical side, a checklist also ensures nothing gets overlooked. The list below should serve any first-year or returning student well.

Dorm Room Bedding

Dorm Room Cooking

Dorm Room Storage

Dorm Room Decor

Bathroom Essentials




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