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20+ of the best dorm room essentials for college students

20+ of the best dorm room essentials for college students
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Dorm life can be exciting! Here is a list of items to make the most of it!
Jennifer Murray | August 25, 2022

The school year is getting into full swing! If you have a college student or your are a college student, there is no time like the present to start making some plans for moving on campus. We’ve come up with a list of some necessary and fun essentials that would be a good addition to their dorm room. Bedding, organization, storage and decor all top the list! Prices can change at any time, and shipping varies.

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Outfit your dorm room with these deals

Power strip

You don’t want to forget this necessity! A power strip with USB will come in very handy.

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Pop up hamper

Light, sturdy, and portable!

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First aid kit

You won’t regret having a little all-in-one first aid kit! This 100 piece set is $15.

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12 pack sturdy closet organizer hangers

These hangars are great for a compact closet!

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Command Clear Variety Kit

Cinderblock walls aren’t a match for Command Strips! This package will hang 19 items.

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Mainstays Value 10-piece cotton towel set

These towel sets start at $12.74. The perfect size for a dorm!

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CreativeWare adjustable bed riser system

If you add some height to your bed, you’ll have plenty of storage room underneath! This is a great way to do so.

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Galanz 1.7 cu ft single door compact refrigerator

This is the best price for a mini-fridge of this size! It is less than $100 at Walmart.

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3-drawer storage cart

This offers decent, portable storage for only $14 at Target!

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Reversible microfiber grid comforter by Room Essentials™

You need a comforter to go with sheets! This one starts at $15.

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Keurig K-Express Essentials single serve K-cup pod coffee maker

This coffee maker is currently the best price at Walmart in white, grey, and teal.

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Mesh shower tote

This great caddy will make shower visits easier and is only $7!

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Letterboard

This letterboard is inexpensive and fun decor!

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Set of 2 underbed storage bags

These two storage bags can slip under your bed for under $10!

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Neon wall sign by Room Essentials™

This fun sign will add lighting and decor for under $30.

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Snack boxes

These are great for thoughtful treats!

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