Heading off to college and living on your own is an exciting experience, but it doesn’t take long before homesickness kicks in. And having your dorm room resemble a cinder block doesn’t help at all! You will be spending more of your time in a dorm than home, so it’s important to feel comfortable in your own space. And for some SUNY students this fall, brand-new residence halls awaited their August move-ins (lucky!).
While some residents choose to go all-out decorating their room, others keep the “classic” blank walls and clear floor. From my personal experience living in a dorm for 3 years, I think I’ve struck a perfect balance and put together some tips to make the space a little more comfortable to share with you!
Below are five ways you can create a warm environment in your dorm and make it feel like home: