100+ College dorm essentials for Guys(Fresher)

As a guy, Its okay to be admitted to college and you will be wondering, What are the college dorm essentials? Do I still need the clothes and shoes I wore in high school? What do I really need? What is the college packing list for guys?

Its okay to ask those questions because you are going into a new environment and you need a lot of new things.

In this post, I will give a list of everything you need to bring to college as a guy who is a fresher.

Here are the college dorm essentials for guys:

College packing list: Room Needs:

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These are the basic things you need to be comfortable in your room.

  1. Bed
  2. Bed lamp
  3. Blanket
  4. Bed sheets
  5. Pillow
  6. Alarm clock
  7. Under bed storage
  8. Table
  9. Chair
  10. Side Stool
  11. Book rack
  12. Mirror
  13. Hanger
  14. Fan
  15. Photo display
  16. Calendar
  17. Pressing iron
  18. Boxes
  19. Mid fridge
  20. Air fresher

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Kitchen Needs:

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things a fresher should bring to college
  1. Pots
  2. Glass cups
  3. Gas cylinder
  4. Kettle
  5. Frying pan
  6. Cutlery
  7. Mugs
  8. Plates and rack
  9. Chopping board and knife
  10. Scissors
  11. Matches/lighter
  12. Plastic bowl
  13. Tray
  14. Electric cooker
  15. Store cupboard

Food Stuff: 20 College Dorm Essentials for guys

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  1. Rice
  2. Beans
  3. Spaghetti
  4. Yam
  5. Tim tomatoes
  6. Onions
  7. Plantain
  8. Ingredients
  9. Noodles
  10. Millet
  11. Beverages like milk, Milo, cheese, custard
  12. Stock fish, sardine
  13. Groundnut oil
  14. Coconut oil
  15. Garri
  16. Cereals
  17. Sugar
  18. Instant oatmeal
  19. Peanut butter
  20. Margarine
  21. Many more…

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Electronic Devices:

They are not too compulsory among the things to bring to college for guys but you can get them if you can afford and maintain them.

  1. Cell phone
  2. Radio
  3. MP3 player
  4. HDMI cord
  5. Extension plug & Surge protector
  6. Brand-new or refurbished laptop with decent specs
  7. Modem
  8. T.v and DVD player
  9. Generator
  10. Head phone

College packing list: Clothing:

Some guys will like to get a new set of clothes before getting into college, so as to look new and fresh.

college dorm essentials: Clothes

  1. Trousers
  2. Shirts
  3. Long sleeves
  4. Short sleeves
  5. Suit
  6. Black shoes
  7. Sandals
  8. Under  wears
  9. Hangers

Bathroom needs

  1. Soap
  2. Sponge
  3. Scoop
  4. Shower cap
  5. Disinfectants
  6. Tissues
  7. Bath mat
  8. Towels
  9. Shower Caddy
  10. Slippers

College Dorm Essentials: Studying needs

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  1. Books
  2. Stationery
  3. Table
  4. Notepad
  5. Notebooks
  6. Text books
  7. Portable rechargeable lamp
  8. Stamps
  9. Journal
  10. Calculator
  11. Glue
  12. Tape
  13. Staple
  14. Permanent marker
  15. Portfolio
  16. A4 papers
  17. Photocopying machine
  18. White out
  19. School bag/hand bag

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College Dorm Essentials


These are the important documents that a fresher should bring to college.

These documents are the things every college guy needs to show that he is the ideal student of the college and the owner of the devices in his room.

  1. TV receipt
  2. House rent receipt
  3. Bank Account info
  4. Drivers license
  5. Passport
  6. Other school documents.

House Maintenance

  1. Broom
  2. Mob
  3. Trash can


  1. Sports shoe
  2. Sports wear
  3. Hand gloves
  4. Hair warmer

College Dorm Essentials: Health needs

These are some simple health tips that you need in case of an emergency or an unexpected ill health.

It’s a very good requirement that a fresher should bring to college(guy) but try not to abuse it.

  1. Aspirin
  2. Paracetamol
  3. Doctor’s report
  4. Condom/Pill
  5. Anti allergy pills

Conclusion on college dorm essentials for Guys:

Among the listed college packing list for guys, you might not get everything but you can get the important ones and kick off with school.

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Paschal Uchechukwu
Paschal Uchechukwu

Paschal Uchechukwu Christain is a professional and passionate SEO writer on Education, including homeschool, college tips, high school, and travel tips.

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Paschal Uchechukwu Christain holds a degree in Computer Science from a reputable institution. Also, he is passionate about helping people get access to online money-making opportunities.

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