Make College Life Easier with These 100 Must-Have Items

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100 Items for the College Dorm Room

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Author: Ali Flynn
Ali is the founder of Hang In There, Mama, offering encouragement and support for moms raising teens.

Do you feel overwhelmed when you think about packing for your college bound kid?

I’m here to help!

I have taken some of my favorite products and linked them here for your convenience. Just click on the link and you will be directed to the product listed. For my entire list of items for the college dorm room, visit my Amazon Storefront (Hang in there Mama).

Hang in there, Mama. You’ve got this!

100 Items for the College Dorm Room



Ikea 10 X Large Blue


LUGGEX Expandable Hard Shell Carry On Luggage


Foldable Carry on Bag


Swiffer Sweeper 2-in-1 Mops for Floor Cleaning, Dry and Wet Multi Surface Floor Cleaner


Small Modern 1.3 Gallon Rectangle Metal Lidded Step Trash Can


Circular Mesh Waste Paper Bin


Laundry bag backpack


Laundry Bag Backpack Extra Large

Spiral Notebook

Post-it Tabs

Paper Mate Gel Pens


Hangers 20 Pack


2 Pack Tank Top Hanger Natural Wood Cami Hanger, 360° Rotating 24 Foldable Hooks Space Saving Closet Organizer


Pack of 6 Multifunctional Closet Organizer Magic Space Saving Hangers


Utopia Towels 8-Piece Luxury Towel Set,

2 Bath Towels, 2 Hand Towels, and 4 Wash Cloths,

27 X 54 Inches Towels for Bathroom, High Absorbent and

Quick Drying Bathroom Towels


Twin Extra Long (Twin XL) Size Mattress Encasement


2″ thick Mattress Pad/ Topper


Quilted Fitted Mattress Pad (Twin Extra Long) – Cooling Mattress Topper


Waterproof Twin XL Mattress Protector for College Extra Long Twin Bed


Hotel Luxury Bed Sheets White Solid 6 PCs Twin Extra Long Bed Sheet Set


Reliable Home True Luxury Extra Long Twin XL Sheets – 400 Thread Count


Twin/Twin Extra Long Comforter Sets


Bare Home Comforter Set – Twin/Twin Extra Long


Twin XL Striped Comforter Set

Round Storage Ottomans Multipurpose


Upholstered Round Storage Ottoman


Retro Countertop Microwave Oven


TOSHIBA Countertop Microwave Oven


Frigidaire EFR451 2 Door Refrigerator/Freezer, 4.6 cu ft


Apple 2023 MacBook Pro Laptop

Apple AirPods Pro (1st Generation)


Beats Studio Buds – True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds

Desktop Storage Organizer


Vibrant Colors Mesh Desktop Organizer and Holder

Paper Organizer Tray, Clear Acrylic Desk Organizers


Cord Organizer Cable Management for Desk – 5 Packs White Cable Clips


Power Strip Tower with USB Ports-



2 Pack Power Strip Surge Protector


Reading Pillow


Reading Pillow with Shredded Memory Foam


Dyson Pure Cool Link TP02 Wi-Fi Enabled Air Purifier


Classic 6 Inch Clip Fan


LED Desk Lamp with 1 USB Charging Port and 1 AC Outlet, Organizer Base, Adjustable Neck,


Desk Lamp for Home Office Dorm, Rechargeable Small LED Desk Light



Bliss Collections Monthly Planner


Monthly Planner – 24 Months Planner from July 2023 to June 2024


7 Pocket Bedside Caddy Organizer Multi Pocket Storage Organizer


Bedside Caddy 5 Pockets


Bedside Shelf for Bed


K-Compact Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker


Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker, Single Serve K-Cup Pod


Chunky Knit Blanket Throw 100% Handmade from Supremely Soft Chenille Chunky Yarn


Chunky Knit Throw Blanket – 40″ x 48″ – Handwoven


BULLEOO Essential Oil Diffuser


Essential Oil Diffuser, DAROMA Upgraded Remote Control 6 in 1 Aromatherapy Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier, 7 Color Changing Mood Lights


Summer Essential Oils for Diffusers


First Aid Kit for Home

Mini First Aid Kit




Portable shower caddy Tote


Plastic Portable Shower Caddy Basket Bucket


Echo Dot

Women’s Cross Band Slippers Fuzzy Soft House Slippers


UGG Women’s Coquette Slipper

Amazon Essentials Women’s Faux Sheepskin Slide Slipper


Women Hooded Fleece Bathrobe


Fruit of the Loom womens Fleece Robe

Men’s Cotton Robe


Men’s Wrap Adjustable Cotton Terry Robe


Havaiana’s Women’s Slim Wonder Woman Sandal

Nike Men’s Benassi Just Do It Athletic Sandal



Perfect Quotes for College Success: Inspiration, advice, and tips for anyone going to college


The Easy College Cookbook

NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extender

Brita Space Saver Water Filter Pitcher

Brita Pitcher Replacement Filters, 10-Pack


String Lights,Waterproof LED String Lights,10Ft

LED Globe String Lights


Over Door Hanging Organizer Storage


Fjallraven Women’s Kanken Backpack


THE NORTH FACE Jester Commuter Laptop Backpack


LIGHT FLIGHT Laptop Backpack, Travel Backpack for Women,Stylish Laptop Bag


Oakley Men’s Enduro


Deluxe Clear Acrylic Round Bracelet Display Holder 2 Tier T-bar Jewelry Display


Hanging Jewelry Organizer


Personal Safety Alarm Keychain for Women


NightCap Drink Cover Scrunchie and Straw Kit Bundle


Guard Dog Security Heartbeat Keychain Alarm for Women


Screen Protector


Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Straw Lid


Opard 32oz Motivational Water Bottle with Time Marker to Drink

Kodak Step Touch | 13MP Digital Camera & Instant Printer

KODAK Printomatic Digital Instant Print Camera

Leather Protective Case for Kodak Printomatic Digital Instant Print Camera

Spin Master Games Tell Me Without Telling Me



Never Have I Ever Conversation Starters

Mandala Floral Medallion Tapestry


JBL Clip 4 – Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker

Happy Shopping!

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