Speaking About Dorm Room Items.

Shared dorm room items to coordinate with your roommate

Living with a roommate can be either awesome or awful, depending on who you are living with. You have to share many things and you have to coordinate with your roommate on when and how you are going to use them. In this guide, we are going to explore ways in which you can coordinate the usage of both of your things in your dorm room. So, without further ado, let’s begin sharing and coordinating the dorm room items!

Microwave coordination

This sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, but one of the things you should coordinate with your roommate in your dorm is the usage of the microwave.

Coffee maker

Students are known as avid coffee drinkers, and a coffee maker is an integral part of every student’s life. Coffee is almost a human right when you are a student, and it should be shared accordingly.

Two students drinking coffee.
Students are known as avid coffee drinkers.

A printer

Printers are quite expensive, and it is hard for one student to afford it without noticing a dent in a budget. This is why printers should be shared since they are necessary for most colleges.

Cutlery and plates

You have to have something from which you can. It wouldn’t be practical for every roommate to have its own plates and cutlery. This is why you and your roommate should coordinate the usage of plates, cutlery, and glassware. Just make sure to keep them safe, and count them from time to time if you don’t trust your roommate.


Sure, not so many young people today are watching television on daily basis, but having a TV is for some people a necessity. This is why you should coordinate a television set with your roommate. Who knows, maybe you could pay a console with your roommate on it.

A fan

Sometimes, dorm rooms don’t have air condition. This is why it would be awesome if one of you could bring a fan. It will help you immensely, and sometimes, it can be impossible to live without it.

A vacuum

It would be impractical to have two vacuum cleaners in your dorm room. One vacuum is enough for one apartment. So decide on who is going to bring the vacuum to the dorm room. Just don’t forget to bring it, without a vacuum it can be impossible to live after some time.

Also, instead of an ordinary vacuum cleaner, you could bring a compact vacuum. Sure it is not as powerful as an ordinary vacuum cleaner, but it takes far less space, and it is easier to transport. If you bring them on your own you will help your roommate to move in.

On of the dorm room items is a vacuum.
Vacuum cleaners are one of the most important dorm room items.


Why would you need two pairs of curtains for every window? Agree between yourself who is going to bring curtains for dorm room windows.


Some dorm rooms do have fridges, but if yours does not have one, you should decide who is going to bring a mini-fridge to a dorm room.