35 Awesome Gifts for College Boys

College is a great time in life where you meet new people, learn new things, and make lots of memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you know someone who is starting out as a freshman or finishing up their Masters, there are plenty of gifts that you can give that special college boy in your life.

To give you some inspiration, here is a list of useful and entertaining gifts that any college student would love:

  1. Book of Useful Tips
  2. Book of Useful Tips

    The Naked Roommate is the perfect book for anyone who is starting college for the first time. Filled with interesting facts and tips to get through virtually any scenario that will come up. From sharing everything with roommates to dealing with money matters to managing stress in a healthy way, the book written in a lighthearted way so that it’s easy to digest and learn from it. A great read for any time of year, this is a book that they will truly appreciate.

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  3. USB Clock Fan
  4. USB Clock Fan

    Help keep them on time with something that looks better than an old alarm clock. This USB charged clock is a futuristic design that shows the time in LED lights while fan blades help circulate the air. The adjustable neck lets him stand it up or flex it around to the perfect position for comfort and easy time management. Easy to set up in any space, this is also a convenient clock that can pack away for travel if needed.

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  5. Comfortable Bed in a Bag
  6. Comfortable Bed in a Bag

    Staying in a dorm can feel crowded and unfamiliar but give him a complete bedding set that will give him a space of his own. Stylish and comfortable, the set includes a medium weight comforter, flat and fitted sheets, two pillowcases and even a couple of shams for extra pillows that will add a cozy feel to his bed. A great gift he can use at school and when he goes back home.

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  7. Delicious Snack Box
  8. Delicious Snack Box

    Being a college student often means being too busy to even grab a bite when you need it, so give him a gift that will keep him going and not have to worry about feeling hungry. This big box of popular snacks will get him through tough schedules and all-nighters when food can become scarce. Filled with favorites like Oreos, Pringles, and Rice Krispies, he will appreciate this gift anytime he feels a snack attack. The perfect college student gift that will suit any occasion.

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  9. Comfortable Shower Slides
  10. Comfortable Shower Slides

    Dorm life means sharing pretty much everything, including showers. Give him some comfortable and stylish shower slides that will effortlessly take him where he needs to go without having to change shoes or tiptoe around the dorm in his bare feet. Lightweight and waterproof, these are easy to wear, easy to clean, and are the perfect solution for shower time. A great gift they can use for many years to come.

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  11. Bluetooth Hat
  12. Bluetooth Hat

    Just because the weather starts getting cool and hats come out, doesn’t mean he has to lose his freedom to listen to his favorite music or audiobook while on the go. This stylish and warm beanie is made specifically for music lovers who love convenient hands-free (and cable free) sounds no matter where they go. With built-in Bluetooth headphones and the ability to touch control sounds directly from the hat, he can go on for hours before needing a charge.

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  13. USB Charging Backpack
  14. USB Charging Backpack

    Tough, durable, and very functional, this backpack is the perfect bookbag that any college student would love to use every day. Equipped with a USB charging port and made with strong anti-theft material, this pack holds all of the essentials for a long day in classes. With a cushioned laptop compartment and lots of space for books, water bottle, snacks, shoes, and more, this is the only bag he will need all year long. This pack is also a great carry on that travels well and keeps all valuables safe in one place.

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  15. Breakfast Sandwich Maker
  16. Breakfast Sandwich Maker

    With hardly any time to get a decent meal cooked in a dorm, give him the convenience of building a healthy breakfast sandwich in minutes. This sandwich maker is specially designed to cook and assemble the perfect breakfast sandwich for one. With compartments for a biscuit or English muffin, ham, egg or any other topping, a piping hot sandwich only takes 5 minutes to prep and cook.

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  17. Mesh Shower Caddy
  18. Mesh Shower Caddy

    Toting all of your toiletries to the showers and back to your dorm room can be fussy and annoying, so give him a convenient gift that will keep all of his things organized but also easy to carry in one go. The simple mesh design of this shower caddy is perfect for carrying soap, shampoo, razors, toothpaste, scrubbers, and more. Once done, the all mesh style will keep everything dry and avoid dripping all over the dorm. When not in use, it easily collapses for convenient storage.

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  19. Charging Station
  20. Charging Station

    For the college boy who will need to stay organized, give him something that will look good and perfectly fit in a small dorm room. Functional and stylish, this LED desk lamp is the perfect solution to small desk space. With room to hold stationery, show the time and charge devices via USB connection, this is a must-have for any student. A great solution to small spaces, this is a wonderful gift they will use even after they graduate from college.

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  21. Comfortable Hammock
  22. Comfortable Hammock

    College students who live with roommates will always struggle to get space for themselves and some peace and quiet when they need it. This portable double hammock is the perfect solution for lazy days outside because all they need is a couple of trees and they will be ready to lounge and relax for as long as they want. A great gift for any occasion, this is one they will use again and again. This is the perfect gift for lounging outside or taking on trips for quick getaways. Perfect for any time of year.

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  23. College Cookbook
  24. College Cookbook

    Eating terrible cheap food is almost a requirement when in college, but to keep things healthy and stay within budget, there are tons of quick and easy recipes out there that any college boy can handle. This cookbook features 100 recipes that any student can afford and throw together in a small cooking space. With healthy recipes and entertaining information, they will love to check out what’s on the menu each day. A great addition to any collection, this is a book that will be heavily used and heavily borrowed from friends.

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  25. Electric Skateboard
  26. Electric Skateboard

    Getting from one place to another around campus or around town can be frustrating when everything is far away, and especially when you can’t afford to use a car all the time. This stylish electric skateboard will not only help cut travel time but it’s also fun to use. Easy to handle and fitted with a powerful motor, the wireless remote control options make gliding around town a breeze. A great gift that will bring unique entertainment at parties.

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  27. Cotton Towel Set
  28. Cotton Towel Set

    Most college boys dive into their new dorms with the bare minimum or hand me downs from home. Give them a little sense of luxury and comfort, even when living in a dorm, with a set of hotel-like towels that they will love to use. Made with 100% cotton and oversized, this set of 6 towels will give them enough to cover laundry day, so they are never living without. The plush feel and classic design are easy to match and will feel like leaving a spa after every shower.

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  29. RFID Wallet
  30. RFID Wallet

    Whether he is just starting college or is right in the middle of his program, a new mature wallet will give them a sense of adulthood and give them something stylish to use. Made with special RFID protection, this wallet will keep their information safe from scanners and theft. With two window id areas, space for up for nine extra cards, and a cash slot, they will be able to keep all essentials safe in one place. The sleek modern works perfectly with any style, and this is sure to be something they will love to use while traveling as well.

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  31. First Aid Kit
  32. First Aid Kit

    Starting life in college, there are plenty of things to think about. The last thing that anyone ever worries about is an emergency. Whether they live in a dorm or in a house with roommates, staying safe is always an important priority. Give them a complete emergency survival kit for anything that may come along. They may not use the kit but having it on hand will be one less worry for them and for you. Keep it at the dorm, in the car or take it on the road. This is a practical gift that they will truly appreciate.

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  33. Bedside Shelf
  34. Bedside Shelf

    Finding a comfortable space to work can be tough with roommates but this simple bedside table is the perfect solution for comfort and convenience. A simple modern design with a convenient function, this little table is made to fit over the ledge of a standard bed frame, where the compact desk snugly fits in place. Perfect for laptops, tablets, snacks, and drinks, he can use it for work, to watch movies or use it as a convenient snack tray. A versatile and useful gift for any student.

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  35. Fitbit Activity Tracker
  36. Fitbit Activity Tracker

    College boys will love wearing a personal activity tracker like Fitbit because of the great functions it has on top of just keeping time. No matter how busy their day gets, they can track their fitness and sleep stages to make sure they are staying active and healthy. Waterproof and easy to use, it also connects to tons of apps for even more convenience throughout the day. A great gift they can use for many years to come.

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  37. Gamer Socks
  38. Gamer Socks

    For the college boy who likes to unwind with a game or two (or twenty). This pair of novelty socks let all of their roommates know not to disturb them during a gaming session. Soft, comfortable and perfect to wear anytime, the socks only have text on the bottom of the sole, so they can easily be worn on regular days as well. Easy to wash and quick to dry, they can wear them over and over again without ever losing the elasticity or style.

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  39. Tactical Pen
  40. Tactical Pen

    College students are forever looking for pens when they need them the most, for the student in your life, give them the ultimate pen that will not only help them write up reports but also provide them with multiple gadgets that can be used in many different situations. Fitted with a pen, light, bottle opener, glass-breaking tip, this pen not only looks great but can help them with lots of different functions. This is also a great pen they can take on the road or while camping. Functional and compact, it’s a great gift for any occasion.

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  41. Graphic Hoodie
  42. Graphic Hoodie

    College boys always need a hoodie or two in their wardrobe. Comfortable and easy to wear any day, it’s the number one fashion item that is easy to throw on and head out the door in second. This stylish hoodie has a unique graphic print that’s eye-catching and sets them apart from the rest. More than just a plain, hoodie, this one is soft, comfortable and totally fashionable. Sleek, stylish, and easy to wash, this is a great gift for any occasion.

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  43. Gourmet Food Box
  44. Gourmet Food Box

    For the college boy who is keeping his meals on the cheap, give him something different from the usual ramen noodles and pizza with a gourmet box filled with delicious luxury foods. Perfect to share with friends or keep to himself, the box contains quality foods like smoked sausage, roasted red pepper sausage, sockeye salmon, cheddar cheese, hot mustard, truffle creams, and crackers. After these snacks, going back to the regular stuff just won’t cut it.

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  45. Portable Waterproof Speaker
  46. Portable Waterproof Speaker

    For the college boy who loves his music, whether he likes to listen to music in the shower, at the gym, or wants to play tunes while in the park or at the beach, give him the best sounds no matter where he goes. Waterproof, wireless, and totally portable, the speaker can easily be clipped to anything convenient thanks to the strong large carabiner design. Perfect for any occasion, this is something they will truly appreciate.       

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  47. Portable Safe
  48. Portable Safe

    College students have so much on their plate than worrying about their valuables wherever they go is something that shouldn’t be necessary. Ease their mind with a personal safe. Compact and easy to hide anywhere they go, this portable safe will keep their valuables safe and secure. They can choose their personal security code and take it wherever they go. This is a great gift for school, travel or just to keep it safely in the dorm.

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  49. Desk Organizer
  50. Desk Organizer

    Some college students are better at organizing than others, and if you happen to know a college boy who could use a little help keeping his things in order, this wire desk organizer is the perfect gift for any occasion. Sturdy and compact, it easily fits on any standard desk. With slots for books, folders, binders, and stationery, they will have everything they need in one convenient place. A great gift that will get them started off on the right foot.

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  51. Portable Laptop Desk
  52. Portable Laptop Desk

    Convenience when they need it, this collapsible laptop desk is the perfect gift for the college student who will be living in a small space. Perfect for travel, at home, or to use while on the go the instant desk solution is a great way to store essentials in the large built-in compartment. Large enough for books, laptops and other portable devices, this is a great versatile table they can use anywhere.

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  53. Weekend Duffel Bag
  54. Weekend Duffel Bag

    For the college student who loves to unwind with a quick getaway, this is the ultimate duffel bag they can use all year round. Durable and lightweight, the bag is large enough to pack all essentials for a weekend getaway but also compact enough to take on flights as a carry on. There are several pockets and compartments to keep everything organized and the double strap option is easy to carry in hand or on the shoulder.

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  55. Bean Bag Chair
  56. Bean Bag Chair

    Living in a small space, there is little room for comfortable furniture, especially in a dorm, so give your favorite college student something they will truly love. This large bean bag chair is the ultimate seat that everyone will want to sit in. Soft, comfortable, and easy on the back, the gentle curve of the seat and easy care canvass make this the perfect gift for any time of year.

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  57. Noise Canceling Headphones
  58. Noise Canceling Headphones

    Give them the gift of peace and great sounds with a pair of stylish noise-canceling headphones. The wireless design and sleek modern look make it easy to wear any time and anywhere. The powerful 40-hour non-stop play time, Anker Soundcore quality and deep bass sounds are perfect for music, audiobooks, podcasts, and more. A great gift they will truly appreciate, this is something that is perfect for any occasion.

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  59. Stylish Jogger
  60. Stylish Jogger

    For the active college boy who loves to look good while feeling comfortable, this pair of Under Armour joggers are the perfect gift that they will appreciate every time they throw them on. Lightweight, breathable, and tapered for a good fit, this jogger is made durable and wicks sweat during the most rigorous workout. A great stylish gift for any occasion, it’s a versatile pant they can wear at school or at the gym.

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  61. Shocktato Game
  62. Shocktato Game

    For a little fun with friends after assignments are done, this is a simple yet fun game that anyone can play. Perfect for lazy days in the dorm, the Shocktato game is made for entertainment and lots of laughs. Made to look like a potato but with multiple shock pads that send a slight electric shock when the time runs out, this is a fun modern take on the classic children’s “hot potato” game.

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  63. Manual to Manhood
  64. Manual to Manhood

    For the college boy who will soon be a graduating man, this is the perfect book that will give him the guidance and advice he will need at some point or another. Filled with tons of great information like cooking the perfect steak, managing his money, asking for a reference, planning a date, and more. Perfect for any occasion, this is an easy read that he can refer to anytime.

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  65. Portable Table Tennis Set
  66. Portable Table Tennis Set

    Dorm life is never boring but sometimes, it really isn’t that fun, so to give him something that will be fun and easy to set up in a dorm, this compact table tennis set is just what he needs. With everything needed for a quick game of table tennis, the only thing he will need to find is a table. A great way to have fun and stay active, the set includes paddles, adjustable net, balls, and a convenient carry case.

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  67. Comfortable Running Shoes
  68. Comfortable Running Shoes

    College life will get busy and hustling around campus can get tiring, so why not give them comfort and support to help them with everyday life? This stylish set of Adidas running shoes are the perfect gift for any occasion. The soft cushioning sole and breathable mesh design will keep his feet cool and comfortable at all times. Adjustable and easy to match most looks, this is a versatile shoe that he will truly appreciate.

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  69. Men’s Soap Set
  70. Men's Soap Set

    Living on the cheap is pretty easy as a college student but sometimes they just need something a little more luxurious to relax and enjoy time away from it all. This set of amazing men’s soaps will make them think the dorm showers are more like a spa, with the beautiful scent of pine, leather, and a campfire. The invigorating scents and smooth lather are the perfect escape, if even for a few minutes.

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