How to Decorate Your College Dorm Room Door – Some Ideas


If you are wondering how you can decorate your college dorm door in a fun and unique way, I have some suggestions and ideas for you. What you need to keep in mind is that your door decorations should be unique and basically say who you are as a person. It’s fun and it can help you make a good first impression with roommates or people on your hall!

At the very least, you should have your names on your dorm room door! A funny picture like this also makes it stand out. I like this one because it’s personalized and shows their sense of humor.

Dorm Room Door Example #2

Here’s another good example below which shows why a dry eraser board is really awesome for your door:


Ideas for College Dorm Door

You’re already probably decorating your dorm room with posters?, art, etc. and you might already even have decorated the living space. But what about the door to your individual room?

You have to ask yourself the following questions:

– Do I want something funny or serious?

– How much do I want to spend?

– Should I get art of something more useful like a chalkboard?

How to Decorate Door in Dorm Room

After answering those questions, you have several options.

#1 – Get a poster or wall sticker for your door such as a quote from a musician, a poster of a movie or a random painting that you like.

#2 – Get a chalkboard or a dry eraser board so you can leave notes for your roommates or write something funny.

#3 – Get a customized nameplate or a sticker that says your name for more personalization.

Other ideas – Favorite sports team stickers, funny comedian quotes or pictures, unmotivational poster, etc.

There is really so much you can do so it’s up to you how to decorate your dorm room door.

What Else Do I Need to Bring To College?

It can be really annoying and hard to move into college, especially for the first time, because there are so many things to bring with you. But you must be careful to not over pack and make sure you are not bringing anything illegal.

I’ve put together this college dorm checklist to solve this problem. I list all the essential items that a college student needs for his dorm – from a mini-fridge to what food to bring, school supplies, decorations, and other items like a trash bin, I list them all!