Shopping, in general, is an obstacle in itself. But shopping for college is an entirely different beast. You spend weeks bookmarking items to purchase for their new dorm or apartment, yet somehow end up forgetting something they need. Bed sheets and oatmeal are essential, but there are a slew of other important items every student needs, whether freshman or super seniors.
And because college looks a bit different for students this year—and likely will remain this way for the foreseeable future—we compiled a list of classic college goods (bed sheets, desk supplies, etc.) and pandemic essentials (phone sanitizer, masks, etc.) your student will actually use. Ahead, the 25 best gifts to get the student on your list.