<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=766060260189124&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

7 Tips For An Organized And Clean Locker

Posted by Auvi Evans on 2/1/18 11:53 AM

school locker

Looking for ways to stay more organized? Check out these simple things you can do to organize your locker and make school just a little easier.

We know school can be rough and its nice to have a little space that can help you feel relaxed and calm. Use your locker as that space and personalize it to what will best fit your needs! Be smart with what you keep inside your locker and how you have things set up. It will make all the difference as you go between classes.

Need a break before you jump into college? Learn more about what a Gap Year is and why you definitely should take one.  A semester volunteering in Europe or living in China for a semester might be perfect for you.

Here are a few things you can start on as you begin to organize! 

Use A Whiteboard

Keep a magnetic whiteboard on the door of your locker. Use this to write yourself reminders, to-do lists, and more. This will also help cutback on loose papers and is a great place to write yourself little motivational notes and thoughts to keep you focused! 

organized for school


If your locker doesn't have a shelf inside this is a great place to start. Adding a shelf/divider can help you utilize your to its fullest extent.There are many different options for shelves but here are a few of our favorites.

Magnetic Caddy 

Grab a magnetic caddy and stick it to the door of your locker. Throwing your l pencils, highlighters, sticky notes, and paperclips in here will keep the little odds and ends things you have in one place. Then you don't have to dig through everything to find them.

Check these caddys out:


If your locker is decorated and cute you will be more likely to keep it clean and organized. Use things like pictures, quotes, and decals to make collages and decorate your space. Remember not to go overboard or it could result in a cluttered looking space which defeats the purpose!

decorate your locker


Snacks are a must have while at school. Keep a little box in your locker to keep your snacks all together. This will help things stay organized and be will be helpful when you need to grab something on the go to your next class. 

File Folders

Folders will help cutback on clutter. Instead of throwing all of your papers inside your locker get a different colored folder for each class and keep them neatly inside your locker. Then you can grab what you need as you are headed to your next class.

Air Freshener

Lockers can get a little musty and gross smelling. Get a air freshener to hang in the back and keep things smelling fresh and clean.

ilp china

Take a break from school and consider volunteering abroad with ILP! With many semesters and countries to choose from you can definitely find one that is a fit for you. You can go solo and meet friends in your ILP group, take a friend with you or even volunteer with your spouse!

Click the button below hear from an ILP representative and have all your questions answered!

New Call-to-action

Topics: Student Hacks

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Hi! We are ILP, a non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. Check out our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

ILP Semester Abroad

Popular Posts

Subscribe to Email Updates