Looking for the best Christmas Gifts for a college student? This guide has been updated for 2019 and has the proven gifts your college student will love to get: gifts to wear, gifts for the dorm, and useful gifts. Tons of easy gift ideas that are sure to please!
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Wondering what to get a college student for Christmas? I quizzed my three subject matter experts and did some research of my own to come up with a gift guide that’s been vetted by actual college students.
Isabella's Closet Women's North Pole Sloth Ugly Christmas Sweater
What Christmas is complete without an ugly Christmas sweater?And sloths make everybody happy!
Weighted Blanket (15 lbs, 48''x72'', Twin Size)
My son crawled under my weighted blanket on his first night home for the holidays, fell asleep on the sofa and slept through until the morning. I knew then that the blanket would be returning with him to school and it did. This blanket really works for easing anxiety and promoting sleep. Everyone needs one!
Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera Kit w/EF-M15-45mm and 4K Video - Black
Sure a smartphone takes great pictures but if your college student wants to take their photography game up a notch, this mirrorless camera is a lightweight alternative to a DSLR and takes great 4K video.
Bluetooth Portable Suitcase Turntable with Built-in Speakers
Record players are making a strong comeback these days! This portable version looks like the fun suitcase-style record players all the cool kids used to carry around and the Bluetooth capability means you can even use it as a set of speakers when you want to stream music from your phone.
Ultra Charging Station and Dock with Built-in Power Strip Storage
Space is always at a premium in tiny dorm rooms. Help your student keep all their various devices neatly docked and charging in one compact space. Includes a six-outlet power strip!
Catered Cravings Gift Baskets with Sweet and Salty Snacks, 54-Counts
If you can’t be together, show your love with a care package of sweet and salty snacks.
Le Creuset of America PG8200-0567 Petite French Press, 12 oz, Cherry,
Sometimes you just need quick and easy quality caffeine for on-the-go. The french press is an easy way to keep your coffee fix going all day.
Moleskine Classic 12 Month 2020 Weekly Planner, Soft Cover, Large (5" x 8.25") Black
Or maybe your student is the type who likes to keep their agenda with them on the go. This popular calendar is a great way to keep track of what’s going on.
Your phone needs some extra juice when you're out and about all day and this portable charger has outlets for both iPhones and Android devices. It can charge your iPhone more than 7 times on a single charge, too, so no need to panic because you forgot to charge your charger.
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