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College Packing List: What to Bring on Move In Day

college packing list

It's the time of the year again where we are getting ready for college. All the application is done and the only thing that is left to do is packing. We at UNISUP know how stressful it is during this period so we have decided to come up with a packing list to help all college students. Here is the complete college packing list! 

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What are the room basics that you need to bring to college during move in day?

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Toiletries
  • First Aid Kit
  • Towels and shower caddy
  • Mattress pad
  • Bedspread, comforter or blanket
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Power strip/surge protector
  • Mini-vacuum
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Linens to fit an extra long twin bed (36" x 80")
  • Non-halogen desk lamp
  • Desk lamp
  • Trash bags
  • Clock
  • Sleeping bag if you want
  • Wall mirror
  • Alarm clock
  • Fan
  • Computer
  • Printer

What are the room decorations that you could bring during college move in day?

  • Pictures
  • Picture frames
  • Photo clips
  • Jewelry organizer
  • Decorative baskets
  • String lights
  • Posters
  • Wall Art

What are the school supplies that you need to bring during college move in day?

  • Pencil Case
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Erasers
  • Highlighters
  • Lunchbox
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • External hard drive or USB or SD Card
  • Wireless mouse
  • Chargers (Phone, table, laptop)
  • Staplers
  • White out
  • Textbooks
  • iClicker (Check if you need for your classes)
  • Calculator (Make sure to check which one you need)
  • Laptop 
  • Backpack
  • Pen and Pencils
  • Binders
  • Papers
  • Tote bag
  • Calendar
  • Folders organizer
  • Sticky Notes

What are the bathroom and shower essentials to bring during college move in day?

  • Toilet paper
  • Body wash
  • Shampoo
  • Lotion
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Bathroom rug
  • Shower shoes
  • Shower cap
  • Towels
  • Hand towels

What are the important documents to bring during college move in day?

  • ID (Driver license, passport, student ID)
  • Bank documents
  • Credit card and debit card
  • Checks
  • Health Cards

What not to bring during college move in day (IMPORTANT)

  • Homemade lofts, cinder blocks, bed risers
  • Candles, incense, wax melters
  • Nails, screws, wall mounting kits or anything that leaves permanent holes in walls
  • Electrical appliances (fryers, grills, toaster ovens.
  • Space heaters
  • Ceiling fans
  • Pets are not allowed except for fish
  • Extension cords
  • Weapons
  • Firearms, knives
  • Hover boards

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