Whether you’re a college student getting gifts for a friend or someone in your family is currently in college, thinking of the right gifts for someone in this stage of life can be a bit difficult. Whether it’s a graduation gift, Christmas present or birthday gift, buying gifts for college students can be challenging. Whether your college student is commuting from home or living on campus, these gift suggestions should help make shopping for your college student a little easier!
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For those students with communal bathrooms, gym memberships, or who travel back and forth between home and campus, this little bag can be a life saver. It’s a portable tote that can help organize all of their shower items in one place. It also has a little hook on top to be able to hang from a showerhead or on the shower curtain rack.
Organizing notes and notebooks can be a challenge and sticky notes have long been a favorite tool of college students. My challenge has always been keeping those multiple sticky note pads organized and clean. This sticky notes bundle is the perfect solution! Multiple sizes and colors of sticky notes are kept organized and smooth in a handsome case that also includes a two-year calendar.
Going through sheets and sheets of notebook paper is pretty common for students. This fun Rocketbook reusable notebook allows students to take all the notes they want, clean off the page, and then start all over again! A reusable notebook lets you write out notes or drawings, scan them with your phone to save and then wipe the page clean to be used again. It saves paper for those eco-conscious students and makes organizing notes a bit easier. This kit includes a pen and cleaning cloth as well.
Snacking is a key part of any college experience. This Cravebox Care Package boasts forty-five different snacks for your student to enjoy. We are talking sweet snacks, salty snacks, even healthy snacks! Be a snack hero and grab this box for your student!
Lap desks are a great way to get some work done in the comfort of one’s bed or comfy chair – something college students are famous for. The best feature of this lap desk is the built-in storage. Just lift the lid and easily organize your pens, pencils and papers. A bonus feature is that the two sides fold up for easy storage when not in use. This desk comes in pink, blue or black.
Tea can be amazing for its ability to relax or energize someone depending on the type of tea being consumed. If the person you’re buying for likes to drink tea this sampler pack provides a nice little box of 20 variety tea bags to try out. I’ve been a fan of Tea Forte for years. The silky pyramid teabags are a nice step up from traditional teabags and the quality of the tea is superior to others in the same price range. There are a variety of flavor combinations available.
Unfortunately, theft can be a real issue on college campuses and the surrounding coffee shops and cafes. Give your college student the gift of peace fo mind with this multifunctional backpack that also protects their belongings. This roomy backpack offers external charging ports, lots of room and compartments for easy organization and a fixed password lock and durable metal zippers for added security.
This ingenious invention marries the best parts of having a locker with a portable shower caddy. Whether your college student is sharing a common bathroom with apartment-mates or is just really protective of their high-end shampoo at home, the Shower Caddy Locker allows the owner to lock up their goods with an actual combination lock. The locker sticks to any smooth wall and can hold up to 40 lbs.
I received a tool kit as a high school graduation gift and, to be honest, wasn’t all that excited about it. Once I arrived in my dorm and word got out that I had tools, I had a steady stream of new friends stopping by to borrow a hammer or screwdriver. I cannot even count how many times this tool kit came in handy over the years and it has stayed with me through college, grad school, several apartments and now my house. Every person should own one, and especially college students and this has been my go-to graduation gift ever since I received mine.
Hopefully, this list has helped you with your shopping for that special college student in your life. If you have any ideas for must-have gifts for college students that you think we should add, please let us know!!