21 First College Apartment Essentials


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  1. Basic kitchen tools such as pots and pans, utensils, and dishes.
  2. Bed linens, blankets, and pillows.
  3. Towels and washcloths.
  4. A vacuum cleaner.
  5. Basic cleaning supplies such as a broom, dustpan, and all-purpose cleaner.
  6. Personal care items such as shower essentials and a first aid kit.
  7. A small tool kit for minor repairs.
  8. A lamp or two for additional lighting.
  9. A surge protector to protect your electronics.
  10. A small refrigerator and microwave.
  11. A television and/or computer.
  12. A comfortable chair or couch.
  13. A coffee maker or other small appliance.
  14. A rug or two to add warmth and comfort to your space.
  15. A clock or other timekeeping device.
  16. A laundry basket or hamper.
  17. A calendar or planner to help you stay organized.
  18. A set of hangers for your clothes.
  19. A small trash can.
  20. A set of dishes and silverware.
  21. A small set of pots and pans.