Complete College Packing List: Everything You Need in 2023

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A COMPLETE COLLEGE PACKING LIST of pretty much everything you will need. Having a checklist will be most beneficial and handy while you pack. With that said, do not forget to download and print this complete list for FREE! No subscription needed, no email needed. Just click the image at the top of the article and it will take you to our Pinterest Post where you can download it or refer to when needed.

NOT everything is an essential, use your own discretion.  

WITH THAT SAID, HERE IS YOUR COMPLETE COLLEGE PACKING LIST: EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN 2023 !

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For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’

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DORM ROOM ORGANIZATION AND STORAGE

  1. Storage Bins and Organizers
  2. Under the Bed Storage Containers
  3. Over-the-Door Hooks and Organizers
  4. Desk Organizers
  5. Closet Organizers and Hangers
  6. Command Hooks and Strips for Wall Decor
  7. Cable Management Solutions (e.g. cable clips, cable sleeves, hooks etc)
  8. Shoe Rack or Shoe Storage for Under the Bed or Behind the Door
  9. Bedside Caddy or Pocket Organizer for Storing Essentials within Reach

LINEN AND LAUNDRY ESSENTIALS

  1. Twin XL Bedding Set (sheets, comforter, pillowcases)
  2. Mattress Pad and Protector (optional)
  3. Pillows
  4. Laundry Bag or Basket (tip: bag is more convenient and space friendly)
  5. Laundry Detergent, Stain Remover, Softener
  6. Dryer Sheets
  7. Iron and Compact Ironing Board OR Steamer

BATH AND HYGIENE ESSENTIALS

  1. Towels (bath, hand, face towels)
  2. Shower Caddy or Toiletry Organizer
  3. Shower Shoes
  4. Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash
  5. Toothbrush, Toothpaste and Dental Floss
  6. Hairbrush or Comb
  7. Razor and Shaving Cream
  8. Deodorant
  9. Personal Hygiene Products (pads, tampons, cologne etc)
  10. Face Wash, Moisturizer
  11. Tweezer/Nail Clippers
  12. Lip Balm
  13. Sunscreen
  14. Body Lotion
  15. Bathrobe
  16. Portable Clothesline for Drying Delicate Items

CLOSET STORAGE AND ORGANIZATION

  1. Hanging Clothing Organizer
  2. Storage Bins for Accessories
  3. Space-Saving Hangers
  4. Over-the-Door Mirror
  5. Closet Dividers for Organization

CLOTHING

  1. Casual and Comfortable Clothing
  2. Seasonal Clothing (jackets, sweaters, coats etc)
  3. Undergarments and Socks
  4. Sleepwear
  5. Shoes (sneakers, athletic shoes, sandals, dress shoes, boots)
  6. Raincoat or Umbrella
  7. Business/Formal Attire for Internships, Interviews, Occasions
  8. Workout Attire

DESK SUPPLIES

  1. Desk Lamp
  2. Alarm Clock
  3. Desk Fan
  4. Desk Organizer
  5. Calendar
  6. Pens, Pencils, and Highlighters
  7. Sticky Notes and Index Cards
  8. Notebooks and Binders
  9. Stapler and Staples
  10. Scissors and Tape
  11. White Out
  12. Calculator
  13. USB Flash Drive
  14. Ruler
  15. White Board or Cork Board
  16. Paper Clips

TECHNOLOGY AND ELECTRONICS

  1. Laptop or Desk Top
  2. Phone
  3. Bluetooth Speaker
  4. Power Strip with Surge Protector
  5. Extension Cords
  6. USB Cables and Chargers
  7. Headphones or Earbuds (noise cancelling)
  8. Portable Phone Charger
  9. Entertainment (nintendo switch, etc)

HOUSEHOLD AND KITCHEN

  1. Microwave (if permitted or needed)
  2. Mini Fridge (if permitted or needed)
  3. Portable Stove Top (if permitted or needed)
  4. Medium/Large Pot and Pan
  5. Cooking Utensils
  6. Plates, Bowls and Utensils (only a couple)
  7. Microwave-Safe, Reusable Containers (for leftovers, meal prepping)
  8. Water Bottle or Reusable Cups
  9. Coffee Maker (keurig, nespresso etc) or Electric Kettle
  10. Food Storage Containers
  11. Basic Cleaning Supplies (all-purpose cleaner, clorox, paper towels etc)
  12. Handheld Vacuum or Compact Vacuum
  13. Trash Can

HEALTH, SAFETY, WELL-BEING

  1. First Aid Kit
  2. Prescription Medications
  3. Over the Counter Medications (pain relief, cough drops, robitussin etc)
  4. Hand Sanitizer
  5. Face Masks
  6. Sleep Aids (earplugs, eye mask etc)
  7. Vitamins
  8. Pepper Spray
  9. Portable Door Lock
  10. Exercise Equipment (yoga mat, dumbbells etc)

STAY FIT & ACTIVE IN YOUR DORM ROOM

In this post you are popular, affordable, compact fitness equipment that may be perfect for you and your dorm room. You can find these equipment on amazon or in your local stores. Look forward to staying fit and active without compromising space with these dorm room fitness items!

MONEY

  1. Wallet
  2. Bag, Purse, Tote that Fits All Your Necessities
  3. Debit/Credit Card
  4. Cash
  5. Checkbook

DOCUMENTS

  1. Folder to Organize Important Documents
  2. Health Insurance Card
  3. Social Security Card
  4. Passport
  5. State or Military ID
  6. Student ID
  7. Financial Aid Forms
  8. Birth Certificate

MISCELLANEOUS

  1. Wall Decor and Picture Frames
  2. Portable Air Condition (if necessary)
  3. Books, Leisure Items
  4. Travel-Sized Sewing Kit for Minor Repairs
  5. Travel-Sized Tool Kit
  6. Doorstop 
This Concludes Your Complete College Packing List: Everything You Need in 2023!

Remember to prioritize your specific needs and preferences when finalizing your college packing list. Do not forget to confirm and adapt the list to your college’s guidelines and regulations.

love, Jas Joy

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