It can be scary settling into your new “home” as a college student officially living on your own. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of dorm room essentials, all under $50, that will help make you feel at home in your new dorm room. Your wallet will thank you!
This desk lamp serves more than one purpose! It illuminates the study area, but it also charges electronic devices like cell phones and tablets. This lamp is perfect for the multi-tasker and comes in a bunch of cool colors including, silver, pink, mint, and gold. It’s currently on sale for $10.00 so don’t wait too long to order!
Those late-night study sessions would be a nightmare without a bit of comfort. This swivel chair is height-adjustable with a breathable mesh fabric that allows air to circulate, adding to the comfort factor. It comes in a bunch of fun colors and fabrics and is currently priced at only $32.88 for select colors.
We get it. Buying towels can definitely add up, so we’ve found a 10-piece set that is perfect for the dorm room. This set is 100% cotton and comes with 4 bath towels, 2 hand towels, and 4 washcloths. This set of 10 is currently on Rollback for $13.99. Get ‘em while the price is right!
Sometimes dorm rooms simply don’t have enough storage options, which is why this wide cart is a great fit in any dorm room. Whether it’s snack storage or a place to keep all the socks, this cart features 3 clear drawers (which makes identifying its contents easier), ergonomic handles, and optional wheels. Currently, on Rollback for $14.96, this cart is flying off shelves. Don’t wait until the last minute to order yours.
The dining halls are great, but when it’s time to chow down on some Ramen or a leftover slice of pizza, it’s important to have dinnerware on hand. Gibson Home has a dinnerware set of 12 (4 dinner plates, 4 mugs, 4 bowls) that comes in assorted fun colors. The hand-painted stoneware gives a feel of luxury for a situation that may be anything but. This set is priced at $29.99
College is synonymous with late nights. The cure? Caffeine. We found this single-serve coffee maker that is slim enough to fit in any corner of any dorm. This coffee maker comes in an assortment of colors to fit any color scheme, is affordable, and keeps waste low, especially if you opt to use the reusable filter instead of K-Cups. This coffee maker is $19.92.
When moving into a new dorm room, chances are the mattress has been used previously. There’s also a chance that at some point a drink or two will spill onto the bed. The best way to protect your college student (and their mattress) is with a mattress pad. This one is waterproof, soft, guaranteed to fit any mattress, and adds a layer of comfort with its quilted padding. You can get this mattress pad now for $17.99.
No bed is complete without a good set of sheets. Without breaking the bank, these sheets are soft, wrinkle-resistant, and include a