Apartment Checklist

With so much to do and so little time, getting organized for the move to college can be a bit overwhelming. But the Bed Bath & Beyond checklist has got you covered. Whether shopping in-store or on-line, our checklist has all your college necessities from twin extra long sheets, to desk lamps, to dorm-appropriate cookware. Print it out or view it, our checklist has all the products and decorating stuff you need to make your college shopping experience a breeze.

Bedding & Accessories

Bedroom

  • Comforter (Down or Alternative)
  • Bed Pillows
  • Pillow Protector(s)
  • Mattress
  • Mattress Pad
  • Mattress Protector
  • Mattress Topper
  • Sheets (2 - 3 Sets)
  • Duvet Cover / Duvet Clips
  • Blanket / Throw
  • Decorative Pillows
  • Area Rug
  • Drapery Panels & Rods / Blinds
  • Lamps / Lighting
  • Night Stand
  • Wastebasket
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hanging Door / Full Length Mirror
  • Accessory Organizers
  • Underbed Boxes
  • Fan
  • Space Heater
Bed Bug Protection
  • Mattress Protector
  • Pillow Protector
  • Bed Bug Spray
Bathroom

Bathroom

  • Bath Towels (2 - 3 Sets)
  • Hand Towels (2 - 3 Sets)
  • Washcloths (2 - 3 Sets)
  • Tub Mat
  • Bath Rug(s)
  • Hair Towel
  • Soap Dish
  • Toothbrush Holder
  • Tumbler
  • Wastebasket
  • Shower Curtain / Liner / Rings
  • Shower Caddy / Suction Baskets
  • Cosmetics Organizers
  • Hair Care Caddy
  • Shelving
  • Under-Sink Storage
  • Plunger
  • Toilet Brush
Personal Care
& Grooming
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Back Brush
  • Mesh Sponge
  • Hair Brush
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Straightener / Styler
  • Makeup / Shaving Mirror
  • Electric Toothbrush
  • Men's Electric Razor
  • Women's Hair Removal
  • Scale
Kitchen

Kitchen

Cooking / Cutlery
  • Cookware (2 Covered Sauce Pans + Omlet Pan)
  • Dutch Oven
  • Pyrex® / Corningware® Set
  • Chef's Knife
  • Paring Knife
  • Slicing Knife
  • Utility Knife
  • Colander
  • Kitchen Timer
  • Pot Holders / Oven Mitts
Baking
  • Cookie / Baking Sheets
  • Measuring Cup
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Mixing Bowls
Utensils / Gadgets
  • Utensils
  • Grater
  • Vegetable Peeler
  • Bottle / Can Opener
  • Whisk
  • Ice Cream Scoop
Electrics
  • Blender
  • Coffeemaker
  • Food Processor
  • Hand Mixer
  • Microwave
  • Panini Maker / Grill
  • Soda Maker
  • Teapot / Tea Kettle
  • Toaster / Toaster Oven
Pantry / Other
  • Bag / Chip Clips
  • Canister Set
  • Food Storage Container Set
  • Salad Spinner
  • Spice Rack
  • Water Pitcher & Filters
  • Ice Cube Tray
  • Paper Goods
  • Paper Towel Holder
  • Shelf Liner
  • Under-Sink Storage
  • Utensil Tray / Cutlery Tray
  • Dishrack
  • Dish Towels
  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Soap Pump / Dispenser
  • Sponge / Sponge Holder
  • Trash Can
Dining

Dining

  • 16 Piece Dinner Set (4 Sets of Dinner Plates, Salad Plates, Bowls and Mugs)
  • 16 Piece Flatware Set (4 Sets of Dinner Forks, Salad Forks, Knives and Spoons)
  • Glassware
  • Serving Bowls / Platters
  • Serving Utensils
  • Salt & Pepper Set
  • Placemats
  • Coasters
Desk Organization

Study & Desk Organization

  • Desk Lamp
  • Desk Organizers
  • Desk / Desk Chair
  • Bulletin Board / Dry Erase Board
  • Calendar
  • Wastebasket
  • Clip Lamp
  • Backrest
  • Lap Desk
  • Laptop Accessories
  • Laptop Lock
Living Room

Living Room

  • Area Rugs
  • Candles
  • Decorative Pillows
  • Drapery Panels & Rods / Blinds
  • Floor Lamp
  • Floor Pillow
  • Futon / Cover
  • Lounge Seating
  • Ottoman
  • Picture Frames / Hanging Hooks
  • Shelving Unit / Bookcase
  • Side Table
  • Table Lamp
    • Light Bulbs (CFL Only for California)
    • Throw Blanket
    • Wall Art
    • Wall Clock
    Closet & Storage

    Closet & Storage

    • Adhesive Hooks
    • Cap / Purse Organizer
    • Closet Organizers
    • Double Closet Rod
    • Drawer Liners & Organizers
    • Garment Storage
    • Hangers
    • Hooks / Hook Racks
    • Shelf Dividers
    • Shelving
    • Shoe Storage
    • Stacking Drawers
    • Storage Boxes, Bins & Totes
    • Storage Trunk
    • Underbed Storage
    Electronics & Audio

    Electronics & Audio

    • Surge Protector with USB Hub
    • Extension Cord
    • USB Wall Adapters
    • Bluetooth® Speakers
    • Ethernet Cable
    • HDMI Cable
    • Android Microcable
    • Ear Buds / Headphones
    • iPhone® / iPad® Lightning Cable
    • Portable Charger
    • Turntable / Records
    Laundry & Cleaning

    Laundry & Cleaning

    Laundry
    • Laundry Basket / Tote
    • Hamper
    • Drying Rack
    • Laundry Detergent
     
    • Stain Remover
    • Iron / Steamer
    • Ironing Board
    Cleaning
    • Vacuum (Hand / Stick)
    • Broom / Dustpan
    • Mop
    • Bucket
     
    • Cleaning Cloth
    • Cleaning Products
    • Room Fragrance / Odor Eliminator
    • Step Stool
    Safety / Prep

    Safety / Prep

    • Batteries
    • Carbon Monoxide Detector
    • First Aid Kit
    • Flashlight
    • Lightbulbs (CFL Only for California)
    • Safe
    • Sewing Kit
    • Smoke Detector
    • Tool Kit
    Travel

    Travel

    • Suitcase
    • Carry-On / Backpack
    • Duffel Bag
    • Toiletry Kit
    • Travel Converter & Adapter
    • Portable Chargers
    • Portables Speakers
    • Travel Mug
    • Umbrella
    * = Check with your school to make sure it's allowed