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10 Things You Wouldn’t Think To Bring To College

Everyone will remember to bring the basics to college, such as bedding, clothes, and toiletries. Here are some items that might be helpful that you might not think to bring.

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1. Shower Shoes

Think about how many people have showered in the residence halls since they were built. A lot! You won't have to be barefoot in the showers anymore. These could be as simple as old flip-flops you were thinking about throwing away at summer's end.

Think about how many people have showered in the residence halls since they were built. A lot! You won't have to be barefoot in the showers anymore. These could be as simple as old flip-flops you were thinking about throwing away at summer's end.

2. Wrinkle Release Spray

Most colleges won't allow you to bring an iron to campus, let alone provide one. But why iron in the first place, if you can just simply spray your clothes to get rid of wrinkles?

Most colleges won't allow you to bring an iron to campus, let alone provide one. But why iron in the first place, if you can just simply spray your clothes to get rid of wrinkles?

A Power Strip

You'll thank us later when you try to find a place to plug in your TV, computer, phone charger, game console, printer, lamp, speakers, etc...

You'll thank us later when you try to find a place to plug in your TV, computer, phone charger, game console, printer, lamp, speakers, etc...

4. Quarters

No quarters, no laundry.

No quarters, no laundry.

5. Calendar

Time management is always key to success.

Time management is always key to success.

6. Can Opener

You never know when you might need one until you desperately need one.

You never know when you might need one until you desperately need one.

7. Ear plugs

They're college residence halls; get ready.

They're college residence halls; get ready.

8. Sticky Tack

Many places won't allow you to nail in decorations, but this is a great alternative!

Many places won't allow you to nail in decorations, but this is a great alternative!

9. Rug

It doesn't have to be this Aladdin themed rug, but there's nothing worse than getting out of your bed and stepping onto a cold floor.

It doesn't have to be this Aladdin themed rug, but there's nothing worse than getting out of your bed and stepping onto a cold floor.

10. Tissues

It beats running down the hall to grab uncomfortable toilet paper.

It beats running down the hall to grab uncomfortable toilet paper.

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