Can you believe that there is actually a web site called, Offtocollege.com?
And, there's also the intricate and detailed site of CollegeBoard.com and they both have some serious checklists for move-in day when a student first heads off to the place of higher learning.
How about Pepto-Bismol as the top item in Misc/Medicine?
And, if time permits, check out the Boston.com story on how certain dorm rooms at BU offer some of the most stunning views in the Boston-metro area.
I can remember a few times in life when the sojourn to college really impacted the family. Personally, I remember when we drove up to SUNY-Oneonta to bring my brother to school and how much I missed him that year.
Fast forward to a day when one of my work colleagues drove his son to Georgetown and I can vividly remember the impact. Same thing today with a buddy and longtime colleague taking some time off from his incredibly busy and stressful job to head off to Amherst and help his son unpack at UMass. God Bless them.