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Back to School! 15 College/University Must-Haves of 2017

It's time for back to school and if your student is heading off to University there are essential must-haves that will make for an easier transition, and comforts that will make a dorm room feel like home. Check out our favorites below, and ship them to your home or dorm address with MyUS:

1. Mr. Coffee Pour! Brew! Go! 16-Ounce Personal Coffee Maker $23

Coffee on the go is super easy with the Mr. Coffee To-Go. It takes regular ground coffee (no expensive pods needed) and brews straight into a 16 ounce insulated mug that's included with the brewer - no coffee pot cleanup! Buy it here

2.  Mesh Shower Caddy $11

A shower caddy is essential for dorm life, and this one is as close to perfect as it gets. It drains, dries quickly, holds a ton of products and comes in five colors. Buy it here

3. Earplugs!  $9

You might be bunking with a snorer, so don't forget the earplugs - and if you're the noisemaker, pack some for your new roommate! Buy a 50 count supply here

4.  Laundry Bag Backpack $14

Why hold a bulky laundry basket when you can wear it like a backpack? This laundry bag can be worn as a backpack, hung over a door to save floor space and can hold up to 15 pounds of laundry. Buy it here

5. Cuisinart® Convection Microwave Oven with Grill $250

Save money on take-out with this convection microwave oven that can microwave, bake and grill with 9 pre-sets and 8 cooking combinations. Buy it here

6. Dip Dye Double Trellis Rug

Nothing makes a space feel cozy quicker than an area rug. This dense rug is hand tufted and made of premium wool, making it super soft, and the traditional pattern is dip dyed for a fashion forward look. Buy it here

7. RCA-Igloo 3.2 Cubc Foot 2 Door Fridge and Freezer $180

Why settle for a fridge when you can have a fridge and freezer combo? This model from RCA-Igloo has 3.2 cubic feet, a built-in can dispenser and a door basket for two-liter bottles. Buy it here

8. Folding Club Chair $50

This club chair is comfy, stylish, and folds up when not in use, perfect for dorms and other small spaces. Buy yours here.

9. PowerCube Dual USB Port with 4 Outlets $32

This clever little device provides four additional outlets and dual USB ports - all on a 10 foot long extension cord for even more freedom. (You can also connect multiple "cubes" together for even more functionality). Buy one (or more) here.  

10. Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker $100

Most college students have little time, and even less money. A splurge worth the investment is the Instant Pot Duo. It prepares dishes up to 70% faster than conventional cooking and combines seven kitchen appliances in one. Easy to follow instructions are included and everything cooks in one pot for super easy cleanup! Buy one here

11. Showaflops Womens' Antimicrobial Shower & Water Sandals $21

Protect your feet from germs, bacteria and fungus that lurks in showers and bathrooms with these antimicrobial flip-flops. They have unique drainage holes, slip resistant soles and they're super comfortable. Buy a pair here. (also available in men's here)

12. Bedside Caddy $15

Most dorms and college apartments are tiny with no room for a nightstand. Store all your essentials in this caddy that holds remotes, phones, books and more. It even has a built-in power strip pouch so you can charge electronics while you sleep. Buy one here

13. Umbra Hangit Photo Display $20

Create a photo collage in a wall in just minutes with this kit from Umbra. Forty removable mini clothespins and five cords of twine allow for endless updating! Buy a kit here.

14. Dirt Devil Lightweight Bagless Corded Stick and Handheld Vacuum $19

A vacuum may not be the most exciting item on the list, but it’s a necessity! This one from Dirt Devil is super light, bagless and includes a detachable hand vacuum for smaller cleanups. Buy it here

15. Privacy Pop Bed Tent $130

And if you love your privacy, this pop bed tent has to be on your list. It allows you to zip yourself up, giving you as much privacy as possible when sharing a room. It has double sided zippers, mesh sides for ventilation and a carry bag for easy transport. Buy it here.

We always strive to bring our members the best deals on the hottest products, but some products featured above may have purchase restrictions, or may not take every form of payment. To find more information, please check with the merchant’s terms of sale, shipping guidelines and/or terms and conditions.




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