If you’re heading off to college, you want to make sure you have the necessary items that will ensure a smooth transition. Moving into a dorm can be quite an experience, you’re leaving the comfort of home and this new space will be your home away from home and you will want to make it a reflection of yourself.

Here are 10 items that will add some pizazz to the usual boring small cramped space you’ll be living in for the next four years:

Shower Caddy

This stylish tote allows you to carry all your shower needs, including soap, razor, shampoo, body wash, creams, towel, hairbrush and more. $12.99 at

USB Flower Hub

Stay organized and stylish by plugging gadgets into each flower. $18 at

iHome Table Top Lamp

Home™ Desk Lamps play and charge your iPod while illuminating your work area. $49.99 at

Philips Alarm Clock

This clock has an alarm that will gradually increase in volume and can be beamed onto any surface. $29.99 at

Cotton Sheet Sets

Changing bedding won’t feel like a chore with these colorful, brightly patterned dorm-size sheets. $15 at


These lasting color towels are absorbent and quick to dry, and won’t bleed in the wash.($3.99-$5.99) at

 Storage Trunk

The trunk can be locked to store valuables inside, and can also become extra seating. $76.99 at

Mini Refrigerator

This compact refrigerator has a wipe-off board front and includes a coordinating dry-erase marker.$99 at

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