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Between early morning classes and late night adventures with your new friends, sleep is a precious commodity for college students. Every minute of quality shut-eye counts, which is why making your dorm bed as cozy as possible is a worthy investment.
While dorm beds are notoriously uncomfortable, you can still have an incredible night's sleep by pairing some new bedding essentials with a cushy mattress topper. From thinner down alternatives or gel toppers to thickly cushioned memory foam, there are so many ways to transform your sad dorm bed into a luxe sleeping oasis. Add some ultra-soft Twin XL sheets, plush pillows and a snuggle-worthy duvet in the mix, and you'll have the coziest bed on campus.
So whether you’re hyped to head back to school or dreading dealing with that ancient dorm room mattress, shop our picks for the best dorm room bedding essentials to expertly craft your sleeping sanctuary.
Best Twin XL Sheet Sets for College Dorms
Bare Home Sandwashed Twin XL Sheet Set
For lightweight and breathable sheets that are only $30, this Twin XL set is sandwashed for a lived-in feel right out of the packaging. These sheets come pre-washed with a ridiculously soft feel and shabby chic wrinkled look.
Brooklinen Classic Percale Core Sheet Set
Cool and crisp, Brooklinen's sheets feature a breathable 270 thread count weave for that timeless, hotel-style luxury in your own dorm room. Made with 100% long-staple cotton, you’ll feel like you’re snuggling up in luxury every single night.
Cozy Earth Bamboo Sheet Set
These bestselling sheets are a favorite of Oprah’s and they're temperature regulating. Cozy Earth's bamboo sheets only get softer and better with each wash.
Lane Linen 100% Organic Cotton Twin XL Sheets Set
This organic Twin XL cotton sheets set is carefully designed to feel very gentle against your skin. Cool and crisp to the touch, the lightweight collection also keeps you cool in the spring semester.
PB Teen Jaipur Sheet Set
A delicate blue and white pattern pops on this soft woven 100% cotton sheet set. For a limited time you can save $20 on this bundle that includes a fitted sheet, flat sheet and matching pillowcase.
PB Teen Boxter Plaid Organic Sheet Set
The traditional plaid print will always be in style. These 200-thread count sheets are made from 100% cotton.
Best Mattress Toppers for College Dorms
Lucid 2-inch 5 Zone Lavender Memory Foam Mattress Topper
This mattress topper is infused with lavender to help you get a relaxing night’s sleep. It’s also designed with five textured zones to help relieve the body’s pressure points and improve the breathability of the topper.
Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Cloud 2-Inch Mattress Topper
Upgrade your comfort instantly with this memory foam topper featuring Tempur material that adapts to your shape, reduces motion transfer, and relieves pressure points. The breathable, easy-fit cover is hypoallergenic and machine washable, while the topper comes with a 10-year limited warranty for worry-free sleep.
Brooklinen Down Alternative Mattress Topper
This micro-gel mattress topper is extremely soft and has a built-in waterproof layer at the bottom to protect your mattress without all that awkward crinkling.
Linenspa 3 Inch Memory Foam Mattress Topper
Experience personalized comfort with this gel-infused memory foam mattress topper that conform to your curves for a cozy sleep. Whether you pair it with a mattress topper cover or order it alone, this CertiPUR certified topper revitalizes your mattress, extends its lifespan, and guarantees high-quality rest.
Texartist Cotton Pillow Top Cooling Mattress Topper
If you’re moving into a dorm that restricts foam toppers due to fire hazard, this Cotton Pillow topper is a great and plush alternative. This topper is also machine washable.
Subrtex 2-inch Gel-Infused Memory Foam Mattress Topper
The Subrtex mattress topper is gel infused to provide a cooler nighttime experience for those who run hot. It also has a removable and washable cover to help you keep your sleeping space as clean as possible.
Best Pillows for College Dorms
Beckham Hotel Collection Bed Pillows
With over 228,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, these plush bounce-back pillows are designed to keep you cool at night and are an affordable dorm room essential.
Brooklinen Down Pillow
Much like their duvets, Brooklinen’s down pillows come in three different constructions so you can select the firmness level that feels best for you.
The Classic Pillowcase from Brooklinen is crafted out of the same material as their percale sheets, which are breathable and soft with a 270 thread count and an envelope closure to keep your pillow secured inside.
Brooklinen Mulberry Silk Pillowcase
This silk pillowcase is cool to the touch and gentle on the hair and face for an all-around soothing and rejuvenating sleep experience.
Best Blankets, Comforters and Duvet Covers for College Dorms
Bedsure Boho Duvet Cover Set
Made from microfiber, this tufted bedding set is soft and breathable. Available in multiple colors, the set comes with a comforter and two matching shams.
Brooklinen Down Comforter
This down comforter from Brooklinen comes in three warmth options for customizable comfort. The comforter’s down cluster fill is hypoallergenic and comes encased in a 100% cotton, 400 thread count shell.
Amazon Basics Lightweight Microfiber 7 Piece Bed-in-a-Bag Comforter Bedding Set
Prepare for the upcoming school year with the all-you-need Amazon Basics bedding set, featuring all the essentials for a comfortable bed. Included in this set are a fitted sheet, flat sheet, cozy comforter, two queen pillows, and two stylish pillow shams, ensuring you have everything you need for a restful sleep.
The Buffy Breeze Comforter
The Breeze comforter from Buffy is filled with 100% eucalyptus fiber packed in a eucalyptus fiber shell that is naturally resistant to dust and mold. Perfect for those living in hot and humid climates who still want to cozy up under a comfortable duvet, the eucalyptus filling is naturally breathable and doesn’t trap heat the way polyester and down comforters do.
The Company Store Wrinkle-Free Sateen Duvet Cover
This wrinkle-free sateen weave duvet cover is made with ultra-soft supima cotton and boasts a thread count of 450. This cover will stay wrinkle-free up to 50 washes, so your bedding can look sleek and put-together regardless of whether or not you slept in late.
Ettitude Signature Sateen Duvet Cover
Ettitude’s signature sateen weave duvet cover is crafted with their exclusive CleanBamboo™ fabric, which is made with 100% organic bamboo. Perfect for anyone who runs hot and finds themselves kicking off the blankets in the night, this breathable cover is woven to be extra cooling.
Bedsure Pink Clay Duvet Cover
This extra-soft duvet cover comes in 24 beautiful color options. You'll also get two matching pillow shams with your purchase. Right now you can take 40% off the original price.
Your Name In Stripes Custom Blanket
Going for a more minimalistic look in your dorm? The personalized olive, white and block-style letters give a modern look for those that prefer simplicity.
Bearaby Napper Organic Hand-Knit Weighted Blanket
Your favorite teen can engulf themselves in this weighted blanket, so it feels like they're receiving a massive hug.
Repreconf Cozy Checkerboard Throw Blanket
A chic checkerboard print throw blanket will look great lying across the foot of your bed while also keeping you warm during late night study sessions.