Scoop Sorority: What To Bring To College 2020 Edition

Coming into college is always a scary time. You’re transitioning into a new environment with new people — you never know what may come your way, so you always want to be prepared! Now more than ever, being prepared for college move in is super important, so keep reading to see what you should bring this year!


Face Masks


You definitely do not want to forget these, if you’re going to campus in the fall! Most, if not all, schools are requiring you to wear masks. Instead of wearing the basic medical masks, you can either make your own super stylish masks or find cute ones on Amazon!

Hand Sanitizer

Another helpful tool during the COVID-19 pandemic! Keep those hands clean and get rid of 99.99% of germs with hand sanitizer! It’ll keep you from getting sick! You can buy them individually or in bulk on Amazon or in places like Sam’s Club, BJ’s, Costco, or any wholesale store near you!


Keeping a pack of travel tissues on you is always super important! You never know when you have to sneeze and won’t be able to make it to a bathroom! 



This is going to be your lifeline in college! Whether it’s digital 0r physical, a planner will help you to become way more organized. You can write down contact info, plan your day, plan  your week, and plan your month all in one place! Etsy has some rocking planners for both digital download and physical purchase!

Laundry Bag with Straps or Wheels


Trust me, you’re going to need this! If you’re living in a dorm, there’s a good chance you won’t be near your laundry machine and hauling a heavy bag on the floor is not the move! You can find either a strapped or wheeled laundry bag at Bed Bath & Beyond or Amazon!

Storage Shelves

Storage shelves that you can out under your lofted bed are super important for your college experience! You may need a place to put extra snacks or clothes you can’t fit in your closet, so simple rolling storage bins are the way to go! Bed Bath & Beyond is going to be your best friend!

Essential Oil Diffuser

Sometimes dorms can be super stuffy and since they’re old, they can smell weird. Since you can’t have candle, you can get really cute oil diffusers from Amazon! Don’t forget your essential oils!

Room Spray

If you don’t like essential oils, then go for room sprays! You can get them at Yankee Candle or Amazon!

Reusable Water Bottle

Save the earth and use less plastic! Get a reusable bottle from Hydrapeak, Amazon, or Hydro Flask and keep it on you all day! It’ll keep your drink cold all day! If you want one for your coffee drinks, get a Starbucks cup. You get a few cents off of your order in the store if you use a reusable cup. You can find cute ones on Amazon or Etsy.

Before-You-Go Sprays

Whether you have a communal bathroom or private suite restroom, it’s so important to have Before-You-Go sprays. Number Twos aren’t exactly subtle, but with these, you can hide them like it never happened! Keep one in your purse and in your bathroom just in case of an emergency!


These are just a few of our favorite finds when it comes to college packing! Amazon has a bunch of college geared products that can help you, when you’re on the hunt for the best products! If you’re purchasing via Amazon, make sure you use to give a percentage of your purchase to a charity of your choice!


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