If you’re heading off to college this fall, chances are you’ll need to stock up on dorm room essentials and décor to create a comfortable, yet stylish environment for the school year. We all know that you’ll be confronted with an uninspiring, empty dorm room as your living space, so here are 18 Amazon dorm room essentials to organize your belongings and spice things up.
These trendy and affordable Throw Pillow Covers are perfect for the bed or couch. Three of the pillows are made of 100% cotton and the fourth one is made of high quality vegan faux leather. These pillows create an earthy feel and add a designer touch without breaking the bank.
With all those electronics on your study table (laptop, printer, lamp, phone, etc.), having this AmazonBasics Outlet Extension will come in handy. Its sleek design is also great for a dorm room size and keeps plugged-in devices safe from excess voltage during an AC power surge.
This super convenient Bedside Shelf is a must-have for dorm rooms! Whether you’re studying, reading, or even watching Netflix, keep your belongings secure and in reach at all times. This especially works great if you have a top bunk bed and comes with two wire slots for charging your electronic devices.
If you’re sick of your bed or stiff couch, this Trendy Foam Pillow provides cozy comfort for reading, studying, or watching TV. It comes with convenient arm supports and a top candle handle. Purchase this is standard or x-large.
This LEPOWER Clip on Light is Amazon’s Choice in desk lamps. It brightens up with the click of a switch on the cord and perfect for table, desk, bed headboard and computers. Even cooler, it has a free angle adjustable arm that creates the best lighting for viewing.
Pocket Your Dollars has continuously marketed this URPOWER Portable Garment Steamer, and for good reason. As a #1 Best Seller, its compact design makes it super easy for traveling and heats up fast to eliminate fabric frizz in just 2 minutes! This is a no-brainer for small dorm rooms and college students on-the-go.
Don’t want to stare at blank walls? Add this adorable Modern Hanging Planter Vase to your dorm room for extra style! It’s ideal for hanging plants or to store other gadgets and made of high quality white ceramics and brass plated iron.
Having little to barely any closet space is inevitable when having a dorm roommate (or several). This Set of 4 Foldable Drawer Dividers is the solution to personal storage needs. Neatly store and classify underwear, socks, neck ties, bra, etc. Organizing just got a lot easier.
Now this is by far the coolest dorm room essential! This super trendy Multi Tasking Memory Foam Lap Desk makes for the perfect portable workstation. It includes a tablet slot that fits tablets 9.6 inches or smaller and a smart phone slot that fits mobile devices 3.5 inches or smaller. Lastly, it includes a slide out Mouse Deck that pulls out on either the left or right side of the desk. How cool is that!?
Organization is key in college. This is why it’s extremely handy to have this Desk Supplies Organizer Caddy. It comes with 5 divided compartments to organize all your writing instruments and 2 additional shallow compartments for holding clips or other small supplies.
How cute is this? Make your dorm room yours by adding these stylish 30 LED Photo Clips String Lights to your wall. It’s ideal for hanging photos, artworks, light weight item display and more. These lights are low heat and energy efficient and won’t overheat and are extremely light weight.
Spice up those boring dorm room floors with this Ultra Soft Indoor Modern Area Rug! This rug’s velvet surface makes for a really soft feeling and comes in different sizes and fun colors.
In my opinion, this is a must-have for college students! Having this Oil Diffuser in your room fills the air with lovely fragrances that can uplift spirits, relieve stress, and bury unpleasant smells. This diffuser includes 7 color changing LED lights and its Ultra-quiet Ultrasonic feature keeps your living space clean and properly moisturized.
Towels are a dorm room essential. This highly rated Utopia Premium 8 Piece Towel Set includes two bath towels (27 inch x 54 inch), two hand towels (16 inch x 28 inch), and four washcloths (13 inch x 13 inch). Choose from 5 different colors!
Having a durable and small trash can in your dorm room and/or bathroom will definitely come in handy! Modway Lava Trash Bin has a crumpled paper design that comes fully assembled, and has an easy wipe clean surface.
You don’t have to break the bank to have comfy bedsheets. This Microfiber Twin Sheet Set from AmazonBasics is only priced at $13.99 with over 14K reviews (Amazon’s Choice). Select from lots of fun colors!
This Bedside Caddy Hanging Storage is perfect for dorm room bunk beds. With 12 pockets of various sizes including deep and wide open slots, gathered mesh pockets, and a zippered concealed area, you will find the right size location for all your storage needs (heavy items like laptops included!).
Lastly, hang all of your personal items, such as towels, handbags, keys, hats, coats, and more with these highly rated Adhesive Hooks! This stainless steel design can hold up to 8lbs with the big hooks and works on a variety of surfaces like tile, glass, wood, plastic, etc. without damaging it!
What other awesome dorm room essentials can you think of!?
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