Back To College Roundup 2018

Last Updated: June 25, 2019By

As summer temperatures start to cool down and set into fall, we know it is time to head back to campus! CO YOGA + Life Magazine put together a list of back to college essentials to make this transition an exciting and productive experience.

Passion Planner

Academic planner that helps you lay out your goals and build toward them every day. 

Bindle Bottle

The world’s first fully-insulated water bottle with integrated storage. An essential for long days on campus.


Patagonia Arbor Classic Pack 25L 

Recycled polyester fabric body with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish offers a perfect balance of weight and durability for everyday use across campus. Plenty of storage, comfortable and chic any student.

Outdoor Voices Tech Sweat 7/8 Legging

Leggings that can handle the bounce from hot yoga class to your afternoon lecture. Sweat-wicking and body skimming, these breathable, high waisted leggings are essential for the active college student. 

Vivobarefoot Primus Light Shoes

Be light on your feet and sustainable too. Made for men and women, Primus Lite, puts your feet in control of every road run, walk and workout. Approximately 17 PET plastic bottles are recycled into a durable performance materials to create a lightweight and breathable vegan movement shoe for campus walks or a full gym session.

Fourpoints Real Food Energy Bars 

Real food, balanced macronutrients, slow burn energy, ridiculously delicious: Fourpoints Bar was created with these goals, inspired by the nature of all things. Perfect snack for sustained energy in class.


This calming blend of herbal extracts and 800mg of Full Spectrum Help CBD instantly relaxes the stressed, busy college student in a natural way.

Calm & Peace Howlite Mala Kit

Comes with everything you need to make your own 108 Mala Necklace. Gemstones included perfect for relieving stress, overcoming self-doubt and calming an overactive mind. Your finished Mala Beads will be a beautiful reminder of your personal goals and intentions for the school year! Special coupon code: YOGALIFE10 for $10 off your order.

JBL Endurance DIVE Headphones

Wireless Sports Headphones with MP3 Player. Bluetooth® wireless allows you to stream high quality music through a full 8 hours without the worry of messy wires interfering with your workout or walk to class. In just 10 minutes, you can power your headphones for an hour of use, perfect for on-the-go students.

Sunski Makanis Sunglasses


Recycled sunglasses that feel as great as they look. Fashionable, durable, good for the planet. Definitely a staple to sport on campus. Plus, 1 percent of sales is donated to environmental non-profits. It’s a win-win!

Cotopaxi Teca Windbreaker

Meet the bright, light, packable Teca Windbreaker. Perfect to throw in your bag for unexpected weather, DWR-finished ripstop nylon make blocking the wind and light rain a breeze. 

Boulder Denim 2.0

The PFC-free hydrophobic DWR treatment repels sweat, liquids and stains to help keep pants dry and clean longer. Additionally, every pair of Boulder Denim 2.0 features super deep pockets designed to keep items from falling out when you’re on the move. Fashionable and durable, these denim will last through all seasons of the school year.

Nau Ellipsis Down Vest

Stay warm and stylish on your way to class. This quilted vest raises the curve with an innovative and feminine asymmetrical pattern, making it flattering and functional. With 700-fill power down insulation, it’s perfect to take the chill off but the vest still provides breathing room when you take your seat. The Nau fall collection is being released September 2018. 


OluKai Pehuea Leather Women’s Shoes


A classy shoe within the casual-but-sophisticated Pehuea family, the Pehuea Leather comes in soft, unlined full-grain leather or embossed suede with a plush microfiber lining. Can dress an outfit up or down, perfect for on-the-move students.

Vivobarefoot GOBI II Men’s Shoes

Made with naturally scarred leather from free-roaming cattle, paired with a natural cork insole. It is light, flexible and ready for treks across campus and any adventure after that. Thin, durable barefoot sole makes for the perfect adventure companion. 

Honey Stinger Cracker N’ Nut Butter Snack Bars

Organic nut butter and honey sandwiched between two multigrain crackers sprinkled with sea salt then covered in chocolate. Guilt-free and delicious on-the-go snack to hold you over until you can get to the dining halls next.

Hydro Flask 12-ounce Coffee Mug

This hot beverage essential blends durable brew-and-go convenience with the cozy, slow-sipping comfort of your favorite cup — perfect for a morning pick-me-up in a long lecture. TempShield™ double wall vacuum technology keeps hot beverages hot twice as long as your favorite ceramic mug when paired with the insulated press-in lid. The lid also features a no-drip lip and Honeycomb Insulation™ for additional temperature control, making it easy to throw in your bag. Coffee Mug available beginning October 1, 2018.

ECOlunchbox Seal Cup™ Trio

You can pack up to a total of 5 cups of food in the morning and after you’ve eaten, tote them home compactly by nesting each container inside the other. Easy way to pack a healthy lunch and bring to class! The non-toxic material makes your lunches greener and our oceans cleaner by keeping dangerous plastics out of your lunch and our oceans.

MPOWERD Luci Solar String Lights

Brighten up your dorm room with the MPOWERD Luci Solar string lights. Solar and USB charging options make it easy to light up your entertainment and living space at school.

Lander Neve Lighting Cable

USB cable compatible with all Lightning-enabled devices, including Apple iPhone®, iPad® or iPod®. All Neve cables feature our signature Illumiweave® reflective technology that allows for quick location in the dark, and are made of durable nylon in a flat, tangle-free design — so they’re safe to toss in your bag and access easily when your school devices need charging.


SABRE Runner Pepper Gel 

This athletic pepper spray contains 35 bursts for protection against multiple threats. It provides protection at a safe distance with its impressive 12-foot (4M) range in a powerful stream delivery to reduce wind blowback. Good to have for safety precaution at night.


Designed for short-stop security and protecting against theft opportunists when storing your bike around town. It’s more secure than a cable lock and much lighter than a U-Lock. Starting weight at just 140g and coiling to a compact 3 inch diameter, OTTOLOCK is truly portable and always there when you need it.

STM Myth Backpack 

Get smart with this streamlined bag. Features include a SlingTech that suspends your laptop away from edge of the pack, and a portable power pocket to provide a single, central place to store charging items. The STM Myth collection is being released September 2018.


Go Girl Designs Boho Collection

Life moves fast—don’t let your hair slow you down. The Busy Girl Bangle can be ready when you are with its stylish, removable rope chains and hair tie.

Topo Designs Dopp Kit

Made in Colorado, this triangular-shaped bag sits upright and give easy access to your bathroom essentials. The pack cloth lining is water-resistant, so cleaning it is easy, and a wrist strap makes it simple to carry even when finding the shared restroom down the hall at night.

Ursa Major Essential Face Wipes

Ran out of time to wash your face this morning? Revitatlize your skin between class with these award-winning, individually-wrapped bamboo face wipes. Infused with a generous dose of 4-in-1 Essential Face Tonic formula, they clean, exfoliate, soothe and hydrate — leaving your skin feeling refreshed, firm and alive.

Rumpl Shammy Clean-Up Kit

Performance quick-drying soft shammy fabric to clean up after any mess your packed day may bring. Reusable napkin perfect for the environmentally-friendly student.

Sanuk Puff N Chill 

The dopest mid-top boot you’ve never seen. Unisex, super cozy, packed to the brim with fuzzy faux shearling and cushy foam footbeds for that Cloud 9 feeling. Rubber sawtooth soles perfect for colder, icy walks to class.

Nau Copenhagen Down Trench Coat

Fitting for a hustling college student, this breathable, hooded trench coat is filled with 650-fill recycled down to create the ultimate cold weather staple. Mid-length and fully waterproof, this jacket is built for all exploits in the cold.


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