The College Checklist


Senior year is almost over and summer is right around the corner! You have one summer before you’re headed off for the big degree. You’ve put in all the hard work for your college applications and SAT’s for that sweet letter of acceptance, so now it’s time to start planning for the fun part! With going off to college comes the responsibility of being on your own in a dorm on a big campus. You don’t want to get there and realize you’re missing all the college essentials, so we’ve created a basic college checklist just for you!

Class Essentials

    • Sturdy backpack (with laptop pouch)
    • BULK pens, pencils, highlighters, markers etc.
    • BULK notebook paper (college ruled)
    • Binders and dividers
    • Spiral Notebooks
    • Notecards
    • Laptop
    • USB drive
    • calculator
    • headphones
    • water bottle


Dorm Essentials

  • Bed sheets & comforter
  • Bed risers
  • Drawer organizers
  • Storage bins
  • Decorations
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Toiletries
  • Shower caddy
  • Shower shoes
  • Towels
  • Mini fridge & microwave
  • Snacks
  • Power Strips & extension cords

Here at CCFCU, we know time is money and buying all you need for college a little at a time, instead of in bulk, can save you money. Find coupons or items on sale at the store and purchase your college checklist in good timing. Eventually everything will build up through the summer and you will be ready to go come fall. The college checklist, another way CCFCU is present for you.


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