There are so many things to remember to pack when going away to college. Whether you are headed down the street or hundreds of miles away, check out this list and make sure you have what you need. Compare this list with your roommate(s). I have outlined some basics below. Click on the links for great tips and more detailed lists.
- Clothes & Shoes – warm and cold weather items
- Accessories – purse, school bag, suitcase
- Bed linens
- Laundry and cleaning supplies
- Electronics – computer, printer, cell phone
- Small appliances – microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker
- Basic tools – small tool kits can be found at Lowe’s and Home Depot
- Storage containers
Preparation is key. If you are prepared ahead of time, you are setting yourself up for success!