Your Back-to-School Decorating Guide

Innovative (and inexpensive) ideas to make a dorm feel like home.
Decorating Tips and Tricks
  • Alarm clockSo you can make that 8 a.m. biology class.
  • Bed linensBring your own comforter, sheets, and pillow(s). You may want to have two sets of linens—laundry tends to pile up! Note: Check whether the dorms have regular twin or extra-long twin beds.
  • Clothes hangersBring just one type of hanger, and your closet will look more orderly.
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