The list author says: "Many of the lists you'll find are just pushing products. The rooms are so small, over-buying can make the space cramped! If your student is sharing a room, make sure they don't bring two fridges, microwaves, etc. Check the rules for the dorm so that hot plates don't get thrown out. Laptops are almost required now and get a laptop lock, below."
"I've deleted the laundry bag on rollers and added this, as it is similar to what my student actually uses for her laundry. I had a Waverly print wire-frame box for her at home and that's what was put to use."