The ultimate moving checklist for college students!

Whether you’re helping your child move from home into a dorm, or from one apartment to another, this checklist can help make the moving process simple and easy. Help your favorite student prepare for college with this must-have moving checklist!   

The Must-Have Moving Checklist for College Students

June 17, 2016

Moving to college? Use this checklist to keep track of all the things you need to bring for a great year!

Are you moving your child away for college? Trying to decide what to take, but just not sure what? First, decide if they will be living in the dorms or off campus, plus if they will be alone or with a roommate. If they will have a roommate, make sure they coordinate who will be taking what prior to the move. Below is a short list of what to take.

Bedroom
❏ mattress pads
twin sheets (check to see if you need extra-long for the dorm)
lamps
alarm clock
pillows
hangers
fan
wastebasket
rug

Bathroom
❏ toiletries
shower shoes
❏ robe
❏ hair dryer
❏ medicines
❏ shower caddy
❏ bandages

Laundry Supplies
❏ dryer sheets
❏ detergent
❏ basket
❏ stain remover
❏ lint brush
❏ iron 
❏ ironing board

Office and Desk Supplies
❏ computer
❏ cords for Ethernet access
❏ printer
❏ pens
❏ pencils
❏ stapler with staples
❏ Post-it® notes
❏ envelopes
❏ tape
❏ scissors
❏ notebooks
❏ planner
❏ index cards
❏ pocket folders
❏ pencil cup
❏ highlighters
❏ rubber bands
❏ ear plugs
❏ surge protector

Kitchen
❏ coffee pot
❏ coffee
❏ cups
❏ dish scrubber
❏ Ziploc® bags
❏ toaster oven
❏ can opener
❏ silverware
❏ Tupperware containers
❏ microwave (check to see if this is included in the dorm room or apartment)
❏ refrigerator (check to see if this is included in the dorm room or apartment)

Cleaning Supplies
❏ 
all-purpose cleaner
❏ broom
paper towels
❏ dish cloth
❏ dish soap
dust wipes
❏ room freshener
❏ portable vacuum
❏ garbage bags

Odds/ends
❏ 
rain coat/jacket
❏ umbrella
❏ dry erase board
❏ medical insurance card
❏ storage bins
❏ bed risers for extra under-bed storage

Some of the Muscled Up Movers team. They can help you with any move, big or small! Whether you’re helping your child move from home into a dorm, or from one apartment to another, Muscled Up Movers can make the moving process simple and easy. Don’t stress yourself out with all of the logistics and work! Book them now and you can get Redstone Discounts!® of $20 off any move when you use your Redstone debit or credit card. See the team in action and learn about what makes them different from the average moving company.

Post written by Amanda Townsend of Muscled Up Movers. 

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