Dorm rooms are small. The average college dorm room is just 228 square feet, and if you’re sharing it with a roommate, that adds up to about 114 square foot of personal space each. Now, you might think it sounds easy to keep such a small space clean and tidy, but if you don’t stay on top of it, grime and clutter can get out of control — and before you know it, you’ve got a biology experiment growing in your coffee cup, and your dust bunnies are almost big enough to name.
This year especially, it’s important to keep things clean in your dorm room, including disinfecting daily and minimizing clutter, to reduce the risk of covid. This guide covers it all and will help you keep your college crib ship-shape all semester long.