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Student Residence Room Essentials Checklist

by Upad Residences, July 2, 2011

checklist Trying to decide what to bring to a student residence room? What student room residence essentials does a college student really need? To help out, here is a basic checklist:


Trying to decide what to bring to a student residence room? What student room residence essentials does a college student really need? To help out, here is a basic checklist:

Bedding Student Residence Essentials

Here’s a checklist of essential bedding items.

  • At least two sets of sheets Pillows
  • Blankets (enough to keep warm)
  • Modest bathrobe, and probably slippers or flip flops

Bath Student Residence Essentials

Here’s a checklist of dorm bath essentials.

  • Small basket for carrying bath items into the bathroom
  • Towels and washcloths (about 3-5 apiece), and possibly a hand towel or two
  • Soap dish (with soap)
  • Body wash
  • Face wash
  • Toothpaste, dental floss, toothbrush, and possibly a toothbrush holder
  • Shaving essentials
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Nail clippers, tweezers
  • Lotion
  • Over the counter drugs and prescription drugs
  • Feminine hygiene products

Other personal hygiene products as needed

  • Bath slippers
  • Hair dryer, comb, brush, hairspray/gel etc.
  • Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Make-up/cosmetics
  • Hangers
  • Closet organizer
  • Tissues

Clothing Student Residence Essentials

Here’s a list of basics to get started.

  • Casual and dress shoes, rubber shoes/sneakers, boots
  • Climate appropriate jackets, coats, sweaters and sweatshirt, raincoat, umbrella
  • Jeans and other comfortable pants
  • T-shirts and other comfortable shirts
  • Undies, socks, bras, and the like
  • Clothes to wear: school outfit, formal attire, shirts/blouses, skirts
  • Modest sleepwear/pajamas
  • swimsuit
  • Sunglasses
  • Small sewing kit

School Supply Student Residence Essentials

When it comes to school supplies, college bookstores can be notoriously expensive, so it’s a good idea to keep other basics on hand.

  • Laptop & other paraphernalia
  • A strong, reliable backpack
  • Notebooks, notepads, or binders with loose leaf paper
  • Post-it Note
  • Pens and pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Stapler
  • Paper clips
  • Binder clips, rubber bands
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Folders and a basic storage system for important papers
  • “in/out” trays
  • Calendar
  • Address book
  • Dictionary/thesaurus
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Paper – lined, plain or graph
  • Notebooks
  • Sticky notes
  • Backpack
  • Calculator

Student Residence-Specific Supplies

Here’s a checklist of Residence-Specific Supplies

  • Cup/mug/glass/plate/bowl/silverware
  • Dish soap
  • Cup/mug/glass/plate/bowl/silverware
  • Food storage/Microwave-safe containers
  • Can/bottle opener
  • Sewing kit
  • Laundry basket
  • Paper towels

Student Residence Medication and Health Necessities

Here’s a checklist of Residence Medication and Health Necessities Supplies

  • Thermometer
  • Medicine
  • Band aids
  • Vitamins
  • Cough drops
  • Headache pills
  • Cold and flu medicine
  • Imodium
  • Cotton balls
  • Freezable ice pack
  • Gauze pads
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Rubbing alcohol

Student Residence Electronics

Here’s a list of electronic equipment

  • Laptop computer
  • Flash drive
  • Cell phone
  • Ipod, headphones
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra batteries for your small electronics
  • Digital camera
  • Calculators