It's time to send your child off to "real world preparation camp," AKA college. If they are planning to live on campus, it isn't just books they'll need. In fact, you might be surprised just how much stuff it takes to live like a grown up.
Luckily, dorm living means having roommates, so there's a good chance that between everyone who will be living in the dorm, all the necessities will be covered.
But in the event that your child is the most responsible and prepared, this comprehensive list should definitely cover the basics and then some.