College Moving Checklist

Posted on 19. Feb, 2012 by in Organize

Here’s a checklist for moving into a college dorm or your new apartment!

Check with your RA for supplies available, such as a vacuum cleaner.
Also, check your college website for room dimensions and a list of what you cannot bring.

Living Room
Sofa
Throw pillows
Chairs
Coffee table
End table
TV/VCR/DVD
TV stand
Stereo
Phone
Answering machine
Floor lamp
Table lamp
Bookcase
Shelving
Stacking crates
Sheet to cover couch
Plant
Curtains/blinds
Fan
Rug
Coat rack
Doormat
Picture-hanging hooks
Posters/art
Power strip
Extension cord
Dry erase board
Weights

Handy Things to Have
Jumper cables
Cards / Games
Phone that plugs in
Duct tape
Hat/Ball cap
Area maps
Candles
Matches
Umbrella
Flashlight
Toolbox – hammer, pliers,
… screwdriver, wrench, nails
Tape measure
Batteries
Paper plates and cups
Yellow/white pages
Sewing kit, scissors, safety pins

Kitchen
Table
Chairs
Refrigerator
Microwave
Toaster/toaster oven
Can opener
Seat cushions
Spatula
Chopping/carving knives
Drinking cups, dishes and silverware
Pots and pans
Coffee mugs
Soup ladle
Large two-pronged fork
Bottle opener
Shelf paper
Dish rack
Dishtowel
Sponge
Dish-washing liquid
Trash bags
Resealable plastic bags

Food
Bottle water
Snacks
Breakfast bars

Computer & School Needs
Computer/laptop/chargers
Ethernet (lan/network) cable
Printer and ink cartridge
Memory stick
Binders, folders
Printer paper
Pens, pencils, sharpies
Highlighters
Dictionary
Thesaurus
Backpack
Calculator
Day planner
White-out
Post-It notes
Key ring for dorm room key
Desk lamp
Ipod, music

Bathroom
Shower caddy
Towels, washcloths
Towel hooks
Bathrobe
Toiletries (shampoo/soap/qtips)
Shaving cream and razors
Band-Aids
Cold medicine
First-aid kit – aspirin
Shelves
Toilet brush
Air freshener
Hair dryer
Heating pad

Bedroom
Comforter/bedspread
Pillow
Bed linens
Clothes hangers
Picture-hanging hooks
Stereo
Alarm clock
Desk
Desk chair
Floor lamp or bed lamp
Crates or stacking containers
Power strip
Extension cords
Fan
Laundry basket/bag
Rug
Address book
Under-the-bed storage boxes
Footlocker
Family photos
Nightlight

Cleaning Supplies
Rags
Mop
Broom
Dustpan
Vacuum
Glass and counter cleaner
Trash bags
Lysol, Wipes

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