College Dorm Room Essentials for Your Christmas Wishlist

Putting together your Christmas Wishlist? It’s a great idea to make sure you have your spring college dorm room essentials! Maybe your friends had them in the fall you want them now too! No matter what the case is, these are great gift ideas awesome additions to the ultimate dorm room.

A Compact Vacuum

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With spring comes pollen. If you suffer from allergies, it can be a tough season to get through. A vacuum may not be the most exciting gift, but they can be extremely helpful when it comes to keeping your dorm room clean and allergies at bay. Plus, if your roommate is a slob, this is a must!

However, it’s important to choose a vacuum that doesn’t take up valuable dorm space. One option is this Featherweight Stick Lightweight Bagless Vacuum from Bissell. It even comes in four colors including black, blue, green, and purple.

A Desk Lamp

It’s going to keep getting dark a little early for a few more weeks, until we “Spring Ahead,” and even then, college can come with long nights of studying. A desk lamp is a college dorm room essential item that ensures you can complete your work.

This LED desk lamp from Wanjiaone actually comes with a few perks: USB charging port, color night light, dimming options, calendar, and pen holder. It can be a great space saver on your work space!

A Coat or Jacket

Cold weather isn’t going to go anywhere any time soon! Do you have a coat or jacket that will be comfortable when you’re walking from your dorm room to your classes?

The type of coat or jacket you choose will of course depend on your locale, but also your style, so do a bit of looking around to find that perfect fit. Our staff favorite? We love this cozy Orolay Women’s Thickened Down Jacket.

Slippers or Cozy Socks

 With those cold tile floors, it can be a bit tough getting out of bed in the morning. To avoid having to touch your feet to those freezing surfaces, consider adding slippers or cozy socks to your Christmas wish list!

These Ultra Soft Spa Socks with Grippers from Dr. Scholl’s are particularly comfortable and long-lasting. They come in a variety of colors and designs, as well as sizes.

Coffee Maker

Have a few early classes coming up in your spring semester? If you’re allowed to, you may want to consider adding a coffee maker to your dorm room. Not only will it make coffee easily accessible, but it will also save you time and money.

You can choose a more traditional coffee maker option (like this Black+Decker) or you may want to opt for a Keurig or similar brand.

Noise Canceling Headphones

Did you find your dorm room wasn’t the most quiet place during your fall semester? Found you were heading to the library a bit more often than you’d like to just to have a place to study? Noise canceling headphones can help you tune out your roommates and dormmates and focus more on your work, all while listening to some relaxing music.

These types of headphones come in a variety of different styles and price points.

Is something missing from this list? Make sure you have all the living essentials for your dorm or apartment.

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