All of these dorm gifts are absolutely perfect for new college students or anyone around the holiday season! There’s something on the list that everyone will love.
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You can never go wrong with a blanket for a college student. A solid fuzzy blanket is always a popular gift, especially if it is in wintertime!
If you want to do even better, buy a heated or weighted blanket. They are so comfortable and any college student would absolutely love this as a gift.
If they don’t already have one, a nice makeup mirror is an amazing gift. This one has a built in light and a bunch of different zoom settings, which makes doing makeup so much easier than just using a dorm room mirror.
Especially for those with communal bathrooms, a towel wrap is so so helpful.
These come in a bunch of different colors and sizes and make it so much easier to get from the bathroom to the dorm room while holding a bunch of stuff from a shower.
A nice set of matching hangers can go a long way in a dorm room. These velvet ones look so nice in a closet when they all match.
You can also get them in whatever color matches the rest of the room best!
These jewelry trees are life. changing. This seriously might be one of my favorite things in my dorm room this year.
Not only does it make for a beautiful decoration piece in your dorm room, but it’s also so convenient for anyone who wears jewelry a bunch.
mini coffee maker
For all the coffee lovers, this mini Keurig is perfect for a dorm room.
Especially if coffee is expensive on your college campus, this is so much easier to have in your room so you aren’t spending all your money or meal points on coffees.
A good planner is so important in college. I cannot recommend enough finding a good planner that works for you.
For all the best planner recommendations, check out this article: 10 Best College Planners For Every Type of Student.
You can’t get through college without a dependable backpack.
I genuinely use these every single day in college and could not survive without them.
If you use a planner, you should 100% organize everything with colored pens. If you want to learn about my exact system, check out this article: My Color Coded Class System.
Make sure you’ve got a good water bottle for college. A hydroflask would be a great dorm gift for college students. You can get this in a bunch of different colors and sizes depending on the person.
A speaker always comes in handy in college.
Even better than a Bluetooth speaker is a shower speaker.
This is such a cool waterproof speaker that you can use to listen to music in the shower without worrying about getting your phone wet.
sticky phone wallet
Genuinely could not survive without a sticky wallet on the back of my phone. I keep everything in this and never have to worry about carrying around a wallet.
If you’re prone to losing things, airtags are a great gift that’ll help you keep track of all your shit in college.
An overnight bag is a great thing to have at college in case you ever spend the night at a friend’s room or take a weekend trip.
A good set of luggage is also super important for college students who have to fly to school. This is on the pricier side, but super super important.
These portable hammocks are great for college campuses and are so much fun to have when the weather gets nice.
An Amazon Prime student account is a great dorm gift for college students. Especially when you don’t have a car at college, having a prime account makes life a million times easier.
On that same note, you can also get a streaming service subscription as a dorm gift for college students. This is super helpful when you don’t have a tv at college.
I am absolutely obsessed with these Ugg slippers.
Having a good pair of slippers makes it so much easier when you are just walking around your dorm and don’t feel like putting shoes on.
It is so much fun using these mini digital cameras when you go out with your friends.
I swear every night I go out I see more and more people with these cameras!
Some cute gold jewelry pieces are a great gift for college girls. These are such good staple pieces that will match so many outfits.
I love buying a bunch of cheap jewelry from Amazon so when I lose it (and I always end up losing it), I don’t feel too bad because I didn’t spend too much on it.
A baseball cap is a great little dorm gift for college students. You can get one with the person’s favorite sports team, college, color, or just a cute pattern.
Spikeball is so great to have when it gets nice and you want something fun to do outside with friends on a nice day.
custom care package
If you want to make something special and personalized, put together a custom care package. For a bunch of ideas and tips, check out this article: 72 Best College Care Package Ideas They Will LOVE
A nice black journal is always a good dorm gift to give any college student. I’ve been getting these journals forever and they are perfect!
A neon sign is such a cute addition to any dorm room. I filled my common room with these this year and it looks so so good.
A fun pillow like this is super nice to add to your bed in a dorm room. It’s also great to use on the floor if you want an extra spot to sit.
This one is not as fun as other dorm gifts but it’s super helpful in a dorm room. When all your clothes are squished in a tiny dorm, having a steamer is so nice to get rid of wrinkles.
It is also so much easier than ironing and takes up significantly less space.
For something easy, you can also give gift cards as a dorm gift. Stores like Target, Amazon, and more are always great for college students.
This post was all about dorm gifts!