All the back-to-school sales and promos, and the daunting scene of having your teen live somewhere else aside from your home are surely bringing out the anxious side of you as a parent. But, relax, take a deep breath and let us do the work.
Check out our list of college dorm essentials, featuring products from Kohl’s. Click on the photos to shop the items!
Sofa beds are ingenious – they transform into a bed at night after accommodating your college student’s friends. Plus, sofa beds don’t take that much space, too!
Futon Frame – Full
Freshen up the dorm with a new set of comforters! They’ll not only look good, they’ll help keep the overall feel of the dorm much like home.
The Big One® Dahlia Dot Reversible Bed Set
Trust us when we say that good pillows equal to good nights of sleep. So pick one just right for his/her favorite sleeping position!
Perfect Comfort™ Memory Foam Side Sleeper Pillow
Home Classics® Memory Foam Cool Flow™ Contour Pillow
No one’s gonna be around to wake your sons and daughters up anymore, so an alarm clock is one of the best things you can get.
Jensen AM / FM Dual Alarm Clock Radio
Ensure that things are neat and tidy in his/her room with closet organizers! College students are almost always in a rush so keeping clothes and all other things organized should be a priority.
neatfreak closetMAX System 3-pc. Closet Kit
Now’s the best time to shop new bath towels! Don’t forget to pick his/her favorite color.
LC Lauren Conrad Fringe Bath Towels
Desk & Chair
A sturdy study desk and chair is the heart of any dorm. College students are likely (ideally) to spend more hours in these than in anything else.
South Shore Academic Collection Desk
Techni Mobili Ergonomic Mesh Office Chair
Perfect for all-nighters and days when he/she’s just too lazy to get up and read.
Simple by Design Organizer Desk Lamp
Books are a staple in college life so ensure that they’re kept well.
South Shore Axess 5-Shelf Narrow Bookcase
Here’s an idea: fight homesickness by getting him/her the exact ones you have at home!
Fiesta 4-pc. Place Setting
Farberware Cayenne 20-pc. Flatware Set
Drinks are considered study essentials, trust us! Be it a cup of hot coffee or a fruity blend to cool him/her down, make sure it’s doable with these gadgets.
KitchenAid KCM0402 4-Cup Personal Coffee Maker
Elite Cuisine Personal Drink Blender
And last but not the least, make cleaning easy with handy gadgets! Start with a vacuum cleaner to keep the dorm dust-free.
Shark Cordless 15.6V Pet Perfect Hand Vac
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