Start packing for college!

So, you’re ready to load the car for college but still wondering what to take? Review the list below and pack the items that make sense for your space – and your budget.

Most students take these items:

Blankets, sheets, pillows, comforter, and mattress pad
Bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths
Shower tote and flip flops
Shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and razor/blades
Clock radio
Desk lamp
Fan
Laundry bag, detergent, and dryer sheets
Hangers
Robe and slippers
Medical insurance card

Nice to have:

Laptop
iPad or another tablet
Noise-canceling headphones
Storage containers
Message board

Shared items: 

(Talk to your roommate to determine who will bring what)

Microwave
Small refrigerator
TV, game system, or DVD player
Dishes, silverware, and cups
Coffeemaker
Futon, toss pillows, throw blanket, area rug, and curtains
Full-length mirror