Nigerian Freshers: The Ultimate University Essentials Checklist

About to move into the dormitory?
Packing for college or university can be nerve-wracking at times, however, we've got your back! This list will hopefully make your packing easier.

College essentials checklist


  • Backpack/ schoolbag
  • Notebooks
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Ruler
  • Eraser
  • Tape
  • Planner
  • Paper clip
  • Office files
  • Laptop/ tablet or desktop computer
  • Reading lamp
  • Extension box
  • Small fan
  • Phone
  • Phone charger
  • Laptop bag
  • Mini fridge
  • Gas cooker/ stove
  • Headphones or earbuds
  • Towel
  • Hairbrush/ Comb
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Razor/ shaving stick
  • Soap
  • Nail clippers
  • Hair clippers
  • Lotion/ Body cream
  • Deodorant
  • Cosmetics
  • Shower/bathroom shoes
  • Hair cream
  • Shampoo
  • Blankets
  • Bed sheets
  • Pillows
  • Mattress
  • Sneakers
  • Dress shoes
  • Underwears
  • Pyjamas
  • Hangers
  • Sweaters
  • Hoodie
  • Sunglasses
  • Shoe rack
  • Identity cards
  • Umbrella
  • Casual clothes
  • Sanitary pads
  • Handerkerchiefs
  • Formal outfits
  • ATM card
  • Contact info of family and friends
  • Bottle opener
  • Laundry soap
  • Plates
  • Bowls
  • Cups
  • Cutlery
  • Sponges
  • Pots
  • Kettle
  • Plastic bottles
  • Water filter
  • Foodstuff and snacks
  • Beverages
  • First-aid materials
  • Sewing kit(needle and thread)
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Knife
  • Trashcan
  • Card games and board games
  • Calendar
  • Curtains
  • Wallet
  • Purse
  • Thermos bottle
  • Laundry basket
  • Air freshener
  • Photo album
  • Tissue paper
Did we miss any essential for your dorm? Or did you notice something that should have not been included? Let us know in the comments!

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