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Plastic totes that fit under the bed are handy for storing items that don't fit in your closet or chest of drawers.
An over the door clothes hangar will expand your hanging capabilities.
Posters and family pictures dress up your room.
A tool kit complete with duct tape, screwdriver and hammer helps solve many problems.
Many dorms allow students to free up precious floor space by building lofts for their beds. The housing office often supplies the directions or the sets may be purchased from upper classmen as they move out of the dorm.