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28 Bedroom Organization Products You Need For Your Dorm Room

Dorm rooms are notoriously tight on space, but we found everything you need to keep it both tidy for your sanity and aesthetically pleasing for the 'gram.

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1. A set of foldable storage bins for when you oversleep for class. Just tug one out from underneath your bed and grab some leggings.


Promising Review: "I love these. I use them to store towels, tech stuff, jackets, etc. They’re decently deep and wide — I’m able to store a lot of stuff in each box. Love that they have the little handles to pull the boxes out as I keep these on a higher shelf in my closet." —Buyer buyer

Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (each set comes with six bins, available in six colors).

2. And if you're wondering how to stack those storage bins without it looking like a hot mess, a set of cube grid wire storage shelves to keep everything in place.,

Promising review: "It's been about a week using this and I can already tell it's very sturdy and will last all four years of college. I got this to make storage under my bed and it not only looks great but holds nearly all my stuff I need to store. I can always add more cubes if I need to, which is great. Plenty of room to store things, and fits nice under the bed. Very easy to assemble, it's straightforward and simple." —SB

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in a set of four cubes or six cubes, in white or black).

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3. A convenient bedside caddy for when you don't have space for a nightstand, but you still need a place for your glasses, Kindle, and journal. You can easily attach it to the side of any bed, bunk, or table with two pairs of hook and loop fasteners.


Promising Review: "I hate the appearance of a cluttered nightstand, but obviously want to be able to keep all the handy necessities nearby. This is the perfect solution for that. It's flexible enough that I imagine it would work with a number of different frame types but sturdy enough that it holds everything." —DTNJ

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in nine colors).


4. A pack of space saving hangers so you can fit all those snazzy new back-to-school clothes in your closet. Just slot in up to five hangers and drop one side so it cascades down and ... *BAM*! You just saved SO much closet space!


Promising Review: "Easy to use and exactly what I was looking for! They save so much space, which is perfect since I bought them to use in my dorm wardrobe." —Alyssa Haig

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (each pack includes 10 hangers, which will hold 50 garments in total).

5. A mesh desk organizer that will help keep your desk clutter-free and set up for success. You can store holographic folders in the upper slots to hold assignments and fill the lower compartments with a marble notebook, emoji push pins, and more fun stuff!


Promising Review: "Wonderful product that meets expectations. I bought this product since it had several features I was looking for — file sectionals for papers, shelf for folders or papers, drawer bins for various items. It really saved me from buying several different products or buying something with features I didn't need. The construction and material are solid and sturdy like you'll find in high end offices. The drawers work seamlessly, sliding as if riding on air. Product description was spot on. Delivery was fast. Packaging was sensible." —Sid

Get it from Amazon for $24.87 (also available in silver).


6. A four-tier storage cart that can hold everything from bathroom toiletries to makeup products to snacks.,

Promising Review: "Perfect! Just the size and width I needed. Super easy to put together, and sturdy! Get it!" —Nathalie H.

Get it from Amazon for $31.99.

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7. A hanging laundry bag so you don't have to waste floor space on a large hamper.


It even comes with different kinds of hooks so you can decide if you want it hanging from your door or wall.

Promising review: "I'm very happy with this product. Very durable and holds a lot of clothing. I love that it can just hang on your door or anything else." —Morgan Barreda

Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (also available in packs of two).

8. A set of drawer organizers to keep your undergarments in order because mom won't be there to find your lucky underwear or favorite socks!

The set includes four bins: one with six cells for scarves and tights, eights square cells for underwear, seven wide cells for bras, and 24 small cells for socks.

Promising review: "I love these things, they’re so versatile. I have them all over: drawers, closet shelves, cabinets. I use them for more than just underwear too. I use them for dry art supplies in open shelves and just about anywhere else I need to organize." —Kindle Mac

Get it from Amazon for $14.87 (available in brown, gray, and pink).


9. A rotating makeup organizer that'll keep all of your daily beauty products from being spread across the bathroom counter (your roommate will really appreciate it).

Promising review: "If you pay attention, it’s easy to assemble. I really didn’t think it would hold as many items as it does. My counter is a lot less cluttered than before and my morning routine is a lot easier and faster. It also looks nicer than I expected." —dpacker

Get it on Amazon for $20.99 (available in black, white, and transparent).

10. A hanging glasses organizer to house your fabulous collection of frames (you're going to want those large black shades when you're secretly snoozing during that 9 a.m. bio class).


Promising review: "I love this purchase. I own a ton of sunglasses and I like how I can keep them organized and all in one place. I will definitely be buying another one in the near future to store the rest of my sunnies!" —Lexi Zyski

Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in five colors, two different sizes, and with or without a dust protection cover).


11. A rustic jewelry organizer because your bling deserves to be displayed in style.

Promising review: "This is probably one of the most useful items I've bought in a long while. My necklaces would get destroyed because I used to just stick them in a drawer and they'd get pretty tangled up. I would lose earrings left and right too. This looks nice and keeps all my jewelry in one place." —LuckyLam

Get it from Amazon for $34.95 (available in four colors).

12. An adjustable shelving unit that can serve as your kitchen and TV stand all in one — because that's just how dorm life goes.

Promising review: "Perfect for my daughter's dorm room. Was able to accommodate her mini-fridge, microwave, Keurig, TV, snacks, and utensils all in one place." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $98.84.


13. A pack of invisible bookshelves for bookworms who need a clever way to store their Harry Potter collection.,

Promising review: "The product worked very well and was very easy to install. I have put heavy things on all four of mine, without any issue. I move things off of them daily and rearrange the books, and they hold very well in the wall. They are perfect for small spaces and also as individual decor items." —Amy Johnson

Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (each pack has four shelves).

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14. A 30 pair shoe rack because you can never have too many shoes — but you sure can run out of room for them.


Promising Review: "Bought this for my son's apartment. Very functional. Was easy to put together." —Cathy from Monroe, NC

Get it from Wayfair for $26.34+.

15. A five shelf hanging organizer that'll free up some space in your closet and keep your clothes as tidy as possible, that is, before they end up on the floor.


Promising review: "Great product. Only took a minute to assemble and hang. I am currently using it for jeans, slacks, shorts, and sweaters. Despite having several garments in the cubbies, I haven't experienced any sag or compromised structural integrity. The mesh pockets (6) on the sides are great for small items like gloves, beanies, sunglasses, scarves, etc." —kmsaky

Get it from Amazon for $13.87 (available in six colors).


16. An over-the-fridge storage organizer so you have somewhere to keep your forks, spoons, and hot sauce.


Promising review: "This is a must-have if you are looking for things for your soon-to-be college student. I didn’t know how much space it was really going to give her! Super inexpensive! One of my favorite purchases!" —Robert

Get it on Amazon for $18.88.

17. A versatile over-the-door accessory holder that'll give you a place for your hats, scarves, bags, and jackets. You never know when you're going to snooze your alarm too many times and need to grab a baseball cap to cover your bed head as you run out the door.

Promising review: "This is the best looking and best fitting over the door rack I've ever purchased. I was surprised by the quality. It is one that I don't mind hanging on the front side of the door. It fits over the door perfectly, with no rattling or bumping about." —fatcattn

Get it from Amazon for $13.49+ (available in bronze and platinum).


18. A foldable tufted square ottoman that doubles as an extra place to sit and an extra place to hide your stuff from your roommate.


Promising review: "Great little ottoman for the price. Don’t let the folding aspect fool you — it’s sturdy and is great for some extra storage." —Joanna from Henrico, VA

Get it from Wayfair for $29.99+ (available in six colors).

19. A set of "S-type" stainless steel hangers to help you fit your pants, scarves, towels, and more into a narrow dorm closet.


Promising review: "If I would've known how indispensable the hangers are I'd have bought them ages ago. They're sturdy, haven't shown any bend or breakage. I'm pleased with my purchase. They've been an immense help with pairing down the bulkiness of my really really small closet." —onlyHischild

Get a set of three from Amazon for $17.55.


20. A dual-sided hanging organizer for all of your small possessions, from hair accessories to tights to beauty products.,

Promising review: "This is a very well made closet organizer! The pockets are able to expand to allow for various items to fit. I put underwear and socks in the smallest, upper pockets and tank tops and leggings/genie pants in the bottom large pockets. The middle size pockets fit winter socks, bras, or two pairs of athletic socks nicely. Plus, the pockets are clear so you can see what is in each! Very pleased with my purchase and would definitely buy again." —Awhatchamacallit

Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in white and blue).

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21. A mesh wall-mounted mail sorter with key hooks and a mini cork board so you won't misplace your dorm key or your birthday card from grandma.


Promising review: "Makes being organized easy. All my mail goes here until it's sorted. I mounted it with pushpins and it stayed up! The seller does provide nails to hang it up more securely if necessary." —Daniba Dan-Princewill

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

22. A three-pack of foldable storage bags, because you're going to need somewhere to put those extra blankets and chunky sweaters.


Promising review: "I bought two sets of these to store a bunch of clothes away for the season. They hold more shirts, shorts, and towels than I expected. I think I got about 10-12 items of clothing in each one. They are also a better quality than I expected. They zip open and shut and have a plastic clear window so you can see what is in each one. The material is definitely breathable, which is perfect to protect from mold/mildew. If needed, I would get them again." —Pet Owner

Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in four colors).


23. An organizer desk lamp that'll surely take your study space to the next level. You can conveniently fill it with pens, highlighters, paper clips, and more. Plus, it features a USB port so you can charge your phone while you work.


Promising review: "Needed a small desk lamp with an organizer and this was perfect!! The bonus was the USB port and the outlet that I didn’t see until I got it home! It was a lot lighter colored than I’d expected from the website, but it serves its purpose and I love it!" —cnapes

Get it from Target for $14.99 (available in six colors).

24. A space-saving closet accessories organizer, because it will be so much easier to match your handbag to your outfit when you can see them all.


Promising review: "It is great quality and I love that it shrinks and expends to fit the contents and doesn't take up extra room in my closet. I'm very satisfied with my purchase!" —Shellbell99

Get it from Amazon for $10.99.


25. A free-standing organizer with three fabric shelves and two bins to give you an extra place for the shoes and clothes that just won't fit in your closet (no matter how many times you try to wrestle them in).

Promising review: "I really like this product. Fits perfectly in my closet for some additional storage and makes it look super neat. Assembly was a breeze, took about 5-10 minutes by myself in order to complete it." —Kyndra

Get it from Amazon for $21.

26. A set of three mirror hooks, because it will be so much faster to grab your bag off the hook and simultaneously check your lipstick while heading out the door to a party.

Urban Outfitters

Promising review: "This arrived in perfect condition, not one scratch! They make for beautiful wall decor or for hanging your purses and bags. I’m in love!" —JessicaChavez

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.


27. A small chrome rack for your belts, necklaces, ties, or scarves so you can keep them untangled, visible, and wrinkle-free for optimal accessorizing.

Promising review: "Very strong and well made. I like that it holds many belts. It's so much better than having a clutter of belts in a drawer. This makes it easier to store and easier to access each belt. The metal is heavy duty. I can't imagine it breaking ever. Hangs well in my closet without any bulkiness. I would recommend to anyone to store belts or ties instead of keeping them in a drawer." —Sassie23

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

28. A countertop hair tool holder to keep all of those pesky cords from taking over your room or bathroom.

Promising review: "I LOVE THIS! It makes my bathroom look way more organized and I don’t have a TON of cords everywhere. The material is very nice. You can tell it wasn’t cheaply made. The price is definitely right for the product. I’m VERY happy with this new addition to my bathroom!" —Brittney Knautz

Get it from Amazon for $34.90 (available in black and white).


You and your roommate celebrating how cute and organized your dorm is:

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The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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