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October 13, 2022

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The ultimate college moving checklist
Planning a college move can be tedious and stressful, regardless of how excited (or not) you are about moving away. A little advanced planning is worth it. So, here's the ultimate college moving checklist.

Choosing a college to pursue your higher education is a difficult decision, now that the difficult part is over, you are ready to pack and move your belongings to your dorm room. College moving can be really nerve wracking, especially if you’re moving really far away from home. You should carefully consider what you truly require. So we created a simple checklist to answer all of your questions about what is and is not required. Contact our efficient movers who exceed the expectations of every customer.

To get you started, here's a detailed college moving checklist to ensure you have everything you need for living on or off campus.


  • Sheets and pillowcases
  • Towels
  • Pillows
  • Mattress pads
  • Blankets
  • Hangers
  • Laundry basket
  • Laundry detergent
  • Sewing kit
  • Iron
  • Gloves and scarfs
  • Formal clothes
  • Nightwear
  • Shirts and jeans
  • Socks
  • Loungewear


  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • cellphone
  • Chargers
  • USB cables
  • Speakers or stereo
  • Power banks
  • Tab
  • Headphones


  • Pens and pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Papers
  • Sharpeners
  • Notebooks
  • Rulers
  • Tape and scissors
  • Envelopes
  • Calculators
  • Sticky notes
  • Printer
  • Binders
  • Whole punch
  • Files
  • Bags
  • Planner or calendar
  • Mouse pad
  • Storage boxes
  • Pen and pencil holder
  • Dictionary


  • Wallpapers or posters
  • Desk lamps
  • Trash cans
  • Chair
  • Curtains
  • Table
  • Decorative lights
  • Closet organizers
  • Alarm clock
  • Frames
  • Doormats
  • Rugs or carpets


  • Toothpaste and toothbrush
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Hairstyling products
  • Shampoos and conditioners
  • Facewash
  • Soaps
  • Dental floss
  • Napkins
  • Bathrobe
  • Comb
  • Tweezers
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Moisturizers
  • Vitamins
  • Soap containers
  • Paper towels
  • Cotton
  • Deodorants
  • Loofah
  • Mirror
  • Shower mats
  • Nail clippers


  • Raincoats
  • Umbrella
  • First aid kit
  • Tool kit
  • Licenses
  • Contact lens
  • Glasses
  • Medications
  • Debit or credit cards
  • Student ID and documents
  • Safety pins
  • Flashlight
  • Suitcases
  • Kettle
  • Cups 
  • Bottles
  • Ziplock bags
  • Sports equipment
  • Art and craft supplies
  • Batteries
  • Shoes
  • Flip flops

Need an extra hand for packing your stuff or removing junk? Our college movers offer a full service team specifically catered to college students.

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