比尔老师:男生版美国大学新生必备行李清单 (What To Bring To College – Boy Version, Updated July 2018)

美国大学的新生宿舍一般面积不大。每学年结束暑期开始的时候学生必须把宿舍清退干净。所有行李用品要么带回家,要么留在当地朋友那里,或者放在大学储藏室分给每个人的一小块地方,比较富裕的学生也有把东西运到当地租赁储藏室付费保管的。与女孩子不同,男孩子的问题是带到大学的行李用品太少。下面是一份男生版美国大学新生必备行李清单。

Clothing and Shoes

  1. 3 pairs of pajamas
  2. 2 dozen pairs of socks
  3. a dozen pairs of underwear
  4. a dozen t-shirts
  5. 2 long sleeve dress shirts
  6. 5 pairs of everyday shorts
  7. 3 pairs of jeans
  8. 3 pairs of casual long pants
  9. 5 easy long sleeve shirts
  10. several sets of exercise clothing (long and short sleeves)
  11. 1 swimming trunk
  12. 1 swimming swimsuit
  13. 1 set of business casual outfit
  14. 1 set of suits (if in debate or model UN)
  15. 4 ties (if in debate or model UN)
  16. 1-2 light Jackets
  17. 3 wind and light rain blocking hoodies
  18. 1 heavy jacket
  19. 1 winter coat
  20. 2 pairs of thermo pants (if in northern states)
  21. 2 pairs of winter hat/gloves (if in northern states)
  22. 1 baseball cap
  23. 2 belts
  24. 1 pair of shower slippers
  25. 2 pairs of different kinds of athletic/comfort shoes (more if sporty)
  26. 1 pairs of tennis/soccer/badminton/etc. shoes (depending on preferred sports)
  27. 1 pair of winter boots
  28. 1 pair of walking shoes
  29. 1 wallet
  30. 1 phone back case

Bed and Bath

  1. 2 sets of 80’’ extra-long twin sheets (top and bottom)
  2. 1 mattress pad
  3. 2 sets of pillow cases
  4. 1 pillow (put inside vacuum bag to save travel space)
  5. 1 single bed quilt
  6. 1 throw blanket
  7. 2 large bath towels
  8. 1 hand towels

Laundry and Cleaning

  1. 1 pop-up collapsible mesh laundry hamper
  2. trash bag, hand soap, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, paper towels, etc. (don’t bring to college. Buy locally as ongoing supply)

Personal

  1. shaver (Electric or manual)
  2. small scissors, nail clippers
  3. comb/brush
  4. hair dryer
  5. eye care products (if applicable)
  6. skin care products (if applicable, especially acne care)
  7. medicine prescription (if applicable. Transfer the prescription to a nearby pharmacy)
  8. favorite sport equipment (if applicable. College usually provides generic sport equipment)
  9. an old memento, something like a cherished toy or stuffed animal
  10. toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, deodorant, facial tissue, body lotion, face lotion, lip balm, sunscreen, bug spray, etc. (if flying, don’t bring to college. Buy locally or online as ongoing supply)

Room Furnishings

  1. 1 LED desk lamp
  2. 1 LED flashlight
  3. 1 set of 4 bed raisers (lift bed so large luggage can be stored under the bed. Some dorm beds can adjust height by itself)
  4. 1 small desktop fan
  5. command hooks
  6. photo prints of family and friends
  7. hangers and a small trash can (don’t bring to college. Buy locally)

Electronics and Accessories

  1. 1 laptop
  2. 1 gaming mouse
  3. 1 gaming keyboard
  4. 1 gel wristrest
  5. several flash-drives
  6. 1 bluetooth speaker
  7. 1 one-to-five USB desktop charger
  8. 1 portable cellphone charging power bank
  9. 1 cellphone
  10. 1 over the ear headphones (better if its active noise cancelling)
  11. 2 earbuds
  12. cables for all electronic devices (buy more locally or online if needed)
  13. 3 power strip with 6ft cord (bring one to college. Buy more locally or online)

School Supplies

  1. 1 large sturdy backpack
  2. 1 T-84 or T-89 graphing calculator (If STEM majors)
  3. post-it notes, flags, legal pads, notebooks, non-permanent tape, nails, file folders, batteries, pens, etc. (don’t bring to college. Buy locally or online as ongoing supply)

Food

  1. 1 mini-refrigerator
  2. 1 travel mug (for coffee or other hot liquids)

Travel

  1. 1 carry-on suitcase
  2. 1 large check-in suitcase (2 or 3 if within driving distance to home)
  3. 1 duffel bag
  4. Driver license and passport (at least two forms of ID)
  5. Insurance card or installed insurance company app on cellphone (medical, dental, vision)
  6. 2 personal sound alarms (pull pin and let out very loud noise. Scaring away bad people or making your presence known in emergency)
  7. 1 large umbrella
  8. 1 pair of sunglasses
  9. a few banker boxes (don’t bring to college. Buy locally or online)

 

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