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Even though the school year is in full swing, Big Lots has dorm and apartment essentials all year round! We’ve got what you need - from bedding, bath towels, and decor to awesome storage solutions. All at prices that will have you chillin’ in no time.


We asked actual students to share their “college must-haves”

Dorm room necessitiesCollege dorm must-haves
Saving money as a freshmanSaving money as a freshman
Moving to an off campus apartmentMoving to an off campus apartment


Moving soon? Cover your bases with these checklists.

Back to Campus

Heading back to college?

Shop Big Lots for all your dorm décor, dorm bedding and dorm room & apartment necessities. We’ve created a sneak peek with dorm room decorating ideas that helps you start the next chapter in your life in style.

Make your new dorm or apartment a home-sweet-home with dorm décor pieces that reflect you. For dorm room decorating ideas, we feature box plaques, wall accents, throw pillows and more that fill your space with some personality.

Dorm bedding & décor

Always a must-have when going back to college! Choose from a number of trendy, colorful dorm bedding sets that add design and relaxation to your room. Our assortment of comforter sets, sheets and pillows outfit your bed in grade A comfort.

Find all the dorm room decorating ideas and dorm room necessities needed for making your space your own kind of unique by shopping at your local Big Lots!