Whether you're a first-year university student, or returning to school this Fall, getting ready for the year ahead can be an overwhelming task. Between juggling a new class schedule, navigating your way around campus and making new friends, packing is the last thing you should worry about. To help ease the stress of heading back to school, we’ve compiled a list of a few items every university student needs in their dorm room. From creative storage solutions to wrinkle free sheets, these items are guaranteed to make your dorm room feel a little more like home!

Dorm Room Essentials
Dorm Room Essentials SHOP THE ITEMS:

  1. Maximizing space is key when decorating your dorm room, which is why we love this Cubby Wall Organizer for storing your essentials for easy access when you head out the door. Everything from your keys, cell phone, sunglasses, jacket and more, are all readily available in one convenient spot!
  2. If you live by the motto “but first, coffee” like we do, then this Ekobrew Universal Single Cup Brewer is the perfect way to get your morning fix without having to venture across campus.
  3. Let’s face it, late nights are inevitable in university, which is why having a desk light such as this Gripp LED Light is so important.
  4. Getting a restful night’s sleep is a breeze with these Wrinkle Free Sheets, even if you get a little homesick.
  5. Early morning class calls for extra coffee, so be sure to have this Boardroom Travel Mug ready to go with your favourite brew.
  6. Chic slippers, like these UGG Fluff Flip Flops, are perfect for dorm room study sessions.
  7. Make laundry day your favourite day of the week with this Aspen Rolling Hamper.
  8. Preparing quick, easy meals is simple with this Cuisinart Microwave, giving you more time to get back to your studies (or Netflix queue!).
  9. Dishes can get out of control quickly, so keep things organized with this Dish Rack and keep your kitchen clutter-free.
  10. When juggling a busy schedule, packing your lunch is oftentimes the easiest way ensure you have a healthy meal on hand when hunger strikes. This reusable Neoprene Polka Dot Lunch Bag is perfect for storing your snacks when you’re on the go!
  11. This convenient Fuel Cutlery will ensure you won’t be caught empty-handed when it’s time to eat.