In 2017 nearly 20 million students* headed off to universities around the country, and getting them there took a lot of planning and coordination, along with the occasional kleenex.

As the days of Summer slowly slip away, students and parents are reviewing list, and checking them twice.

So before your college student raids your kitchen. Our experts at the Institute of Home Science put together their Top 10 college kitchen essentials.

*In fall 2017, some 20.4 million students are expected to attend American colleges and universities, constituting an increase of about 5.1 million since fall 2000 (source).