Ah, the dorm room. The four walls behind which you will retreat when the experiences of college, both amazing and stressful, become just a little too much. Although the amenities of the space you’ll call home for at least a semester of school are sparse (the standard dorm room comes equipped with a twin bed, a desk, chair, and closet), there are certainly ways to spruce up the place a bit and make it feel more like home. And that starts with some basic necessities.
We understand wanting to really go all out on your dorm room—in fact, we encourage a personal decorative touch—but there are some absolute must-haves that belong in every college space. Keep scrolling for a quick list of things to definitely grab before move-in day.