School needs

Backpack/messenger bag 
Calculator
Pens and pencils
Binders/notebooks

Eating needs

Eating utensils (fork, spoon, can opener)
Microwave 
Paper plates 
Bowls
Mini refrigerator
Paper towels

Personal hygiene/medical needs

Aspirin
Bandages
Prescription medicine
Toiletries
Contacts/glasses
Tissues

Technology/entertainment

Computer (see our recommendations)
Cell phone (and charger)
TV
DVD player
USB drive (or two)
Batteries
USB cable / HDMI cable 

Cleaning/repair supplies

Detergent and fabric softener
Disinfecting wipes
Basic tool kit
Duct tape

Clothing

Clothes for ALL FOUR seasons
Winter coat
Shoes
Flip flops
Umbrella

Bedding

Sheets
Comforter
Pillows

Miscellaneous

Mailing addresses and birthdays of friends and family 
Money
Contact information for your banks and credit card companies
Prescription details 
Passport
Room decorations
Fans