College Dorm Essentials for Texas Longhorns Fans

If you’re an incoming freshman heading to college this fall, chances are you’ll be living on your own for the first time, ever. And while it’s super exciting, I’m sure you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed and confused by terms like “communal bathrooms” and “bed risers.” So, if you don’t know where to start or feel like you’re drowning in a dorm room essentials checklist, don’t worry because we gotcha! With a few personal touches and clever tricks, we’ll have your dorm room looking and feeling like home in no time.

Thanks to Fanatics, you can get everything on your checklist in this one-stop shop. So, whether you’re a new Texas Longhorns fan or bleed orange, it’s time to embrace these iconic colors and get to decorating.

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Wearing clothes that flaunt your college name and logo isn’t just a symbol of pride but a rite of passage. And as a Texas Longhorns fan, there’s no better way to show your devotion than with a closet full of branded gear. From jerseys to sweatshirts and hats to footwear, you can get officially licensed sports apparel that helps you show off your team spirit and your style. So, even when you feel like a zombie in those dreaded 8 a.m. classes, at least you won’t have to show up looking like one.

Texas Longhorns 60'' x 70'' Plush Colorblock Blanket


More than likely, you won’t be able to control the thermostat in your room. It can be a bummer, but that’s why it’s a good idea to have an extra layer on hand. In addition to displaying your Longhorns fanship for all to see, the Texas Longhorns sweatshirt blanket will keep you cool during the warmer months and extra cozy throughout the winter. And for those hot sleepers, forgo the down comforter completely and stick with a plush throw. Bonus tip: This blanket makes a great gift for friends and family.

Texas Longhorns Team Puff Pillow


It’s no secret that dorm room beds are about as comfortable as your grandma’s plastic-wrapped couch. But thankfully, you can give them a cushy feel with a mattress pad and a great set of sheets. When shopping for the perfect set, keep the bedding neutral and let some exciting throw pillows take the spotlight. Use the iconic Longhorns colors to tie your room’s color scheme together while adding some extra fluff to your stiff mattress.

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Wall Calendar

You’re probably going to have a lot of due dates and social events to keep track of this year. And yes, we know you have your phone, but what happens when you lose it or can’t find a charger? A wall calendar helps you stay organized and gives you a clear visual of your assignments, test dates, and, most importantly, the Texas Longhorns football schedule! Not only is this a great way to keep track of all the upcoming Longhorns sporting events, but you’ll know exactly what Saturdays to keep free, so you don’t miss a game.

Texas Longhorns End Zone Water Resistant Bluetooth Speaker

Bluetooth Speaker

If you’re heading to the lake, getting pumped for a night out, or needing some background noise when studying, you’ll love this water-resistant Bluetooth speaker. Compact and light enough to carry with you or leave on your desk, this speaker provides 4 to 6 hours of playtime. So when it’s time to pregame with ESPN’s GameDay or blast some hype tunes at your tailgate, it’ll be hard for anyone to wonder who you’re rooting for this season.

Texas Longhorns Nike Team Off-Court Slide Sandals

Shower Shoes

Wearing shower shoes can be lame, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still be stylish. And bonus points if yours double as walking around shoes, ultimately helping you maximize your closet space. In addition to these Nike sandals being super comfortable, there’ll be no mistaking your level of commitment to the Longhorns whenever and wherever you choose to wear them.

Texas Longhorns Wireless Insignia Design Earbuds

Wireless Earbuds

It’s time to ditch the wires and upgrade your old headphones with the Texas Longhorns earbuds! A must-have for any college student, you’ll show everyone your Longhorns pride whenever you’re walking through the quad, working out in the RecSports Center, or studying in the Perry-Castaneda Library. Comfortable enough to wear for hours on end, the portable charging case makes it simple enough to charge when you’re on the go. Just pop them in, turn up the ESPN College Football podcast, and you’ll be ready to roll.

Texas Longhorns WinCraft 3' x 5' Hook 'Em One-Sided Flag

Wall Decor

Let’s face it; there’s nothing exciting about the drab and boring white walls enclosing your small space. But there’s a way to liven them up. Hanging the Hook ’em Horns flag on your wall is one of the quickest, easiest, and most popular ways to showcase your Longhorns enthusiasm. And while you’re at it, give your room a homier feel by grabbing a couple of picture frames to hang with photos of your family, friends, or fur baby.

 Texas Longhorns Quartrefoil 16-Can Cooler ToteTexas Longhorns 30oz. Overtime Tumbler


A good life lesson is never to show up empty-handed. And that certainly rings true for a tailgate party. So, if you’re heading to Bevo Boulevard to check out one of the newest tailgating traditions, setting up around Darrell K. Royal, or hosting a tailgate in your dorm room, you’ll need something to keep your drinks cold. Insert the cooler. A college essential, you’ll prove to be a loyal member of the Longhorns fan base carrying around your cooler and tumbler.

Texas Longhorns Nike Unisex Zoom Pegasus 38 Running Shoe - Gray


It’s no secret Texans love their sports, but football still reigns supreme. And nothing is more Texan than spending an entire day tailgating. Whether it’s an early or late kickoff, you’ll want something comfortable on your feet. But who says you have to sacrifice style for comfort? The unisex Longhorns-themed Nike sneakers will be the perfect complement to complete your game day outfit, so you can cheer on the Longhorns in comfort and style. Plus, they’ll protect your feet when you make the hike from your dorm room to the stadium.

Texas Longhorns 11oz. Rally Mug

Coffee Cups

Coffee goes with college like Texas goes with football. They were made for each other. And while these coffee mugs will be a lifesaver when pulling an all-nighter or attempting to wake up for that 8 a.m. class, you can use them for more than just coffee. They make a great pen holder, soup bowl, and even game day glass when you don’t want to do dishes. Your commitment to the team will always be displayed, whether sitting on your coffee bar or hanging on a nifty mug tree.

Texas Longhorns WinCraft Chrome Wall Clock


Time is of the essence when you’re in college. Between keeping up with your tight schedule and counting down the minutes to the weekend, having a wall clock makes for a stylish yet useful addition to your room. A clock is a great way to liven things up and bring school spirit to your room. It’s one of those things you didn’t think you needed, but you’re so glad when it’s there. Plus, if your roommate asks what time it is while you’re trying to study, you won’t even have to answer. Just point at the clock.

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So you’ve got Longhorns jerseys, cups, and bedding, but it still feels like something’s missing, right? A Texas Longhorns hat comes in handy if you’ve pulled an all-nighter cramming for a test or racing around campus. It shows pride in your school and covers up a bad hair day—a fun and simple way to add additional personality to your style.

We hope you found some great things that you can’t live without in your dorm room! Enjoy moving in and have the best year yet. Don’t forget, Fanatics has sports collectibles and sports memorabilia for all leagues, so you can show your support no matter which school you attend or which sport you’re passionate about!



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