You’ve watched her grow year after year into the intelligent young woman she’s become, and now she’s out of high school and heading off on the next big chapter in her life. Seeing her off to college is bittersweet––that teenage girl you know and love is off down the road of tiny dorm rooms, late nights, and plenty of hard work.
Whether she’s your daughter, niece, bestie, or girlfriend, shower her with encouragement and show your support with these fun monthly subscription boxes that make some of the best gifts for college girls.
Send her a day of relaxation with self-care subscriptions, a healthy snack box to fuel her through the inevitable all-nighters, or a modern take on college care packages. No matter which you choose, you'll find the perfect gift for college girls in this gift guide!
What are the best subscription box gifts for a college girl?
Coffee is a gift that nearly every college student needs––and with a monthly subscription to Hinterland Empire, she'll not only enjoy a delicious brew, but also support a queer, women-owned business dedicated to ethical sourcing and quality coffee. Skip the Starbucks gift card and up your gifting game with a monthly subscription to keep her coffee maker in business––from those first-day jitters until her very last final.
About the Box: College life isn't exactly known for a health-conscious, nutritious diet, so make sure your college kid has plenty of healthy snack options on hand with SnackSack. Focusing on vegan and gluten-free nutrition, each month curates 12 hard-to-find snacks including veggie crisps, protein bars, vegan cookies, and premium trail mixes, perfect to grab and go when she's running to class.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the 16th of the month
Make sure that the stress of college life doesn't overwhelm her with the thoughtful gift of self-care. Loved by hundreds of happy subscribers, Goddess Provisions is a gift set that sends high-quality, handmade body care along with empowering crystals, calming aromatherapy, superfood snacks and sweets, and spiritual tools, all with the goal of enhancing her wellness.
About the Box: When the stress of college life becomes a little too much, Feeling Fab will be there to have her back and see her through. Choose to send the Mini option or the Regular box to deliver a mix of products that promote self-love and self-care. An important reminder to unwind from the daily grind, Feeling Fab's relaxation essentials––like holistic beauty items, face masks, wellness teas, and a weekly self-care tracker––help her focus on finding a healthy balance.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 10th-15th of the month
As a college girl, self-care is a necessity. TheraBox delivers one therapeutic activity to help college girls relax after a busy day. She'll also enjoy 6-8 self-care and wellness goodies that will help her better manage her destress and enhance her life.
Filled with encouragement, warmth, and love, HopeBox is a bestseller with over a thousand 5-star reviews! So whether you're looking for a college graduation gift or a special care package for your recent-grad best friend, send this treasure chest of sweet surprises. Each item is artisan-made and carries a story of hope and inspiration, bringing a fun unboxing experience that's filled with everything from jewelry and amigurumi to books and teas.
Just because she's a college girl now doesn't mean she can't have a little harmless fun with stickers! Now she can stand out in a crowd by adding personal embellishments to school supplies, her bullet journal, or any other DIY project her heart desires with STICKII. Choose Cute, Retro, or Pop to send a variety of colorful, uniquely designed sticker sheets, along with a storage insert and at least 2 stationery extras.
The greenUP Box is a gift as purposeful and dedicated to her future as she is. On a mission to say #byeplastic, this zero-waste subscription service sends a bi-monthly box to help subscribers reduce their dependence on plastics by providing eco-friendly alternatives to everyday, single-use items like durable, stainless steel waterbottles, BPA-free travel mugs, reusable mesh bags for the market, and bamboo toothbrushes.
It's time to face the facts. That box-like college dorm room will be her home away from home for the foreseeable future. So, it's time to spruce up the place with Succulents Monthly! Month after month, she'll grow a charming collection of sweet succulents that are ideal for dotting shelves, desks, and shared windowsills. Plus, these hardy, low-maintenance plants arrive with stylish planters, potting soil, and easy-to-follow care instructions.
Aromatherapy is a great way for college kids to relax and destress during midterms. Sixth Scents delivers 100% pure, non-toxic essential oils that are free from synthetic fragrance, sulfates, parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, and mineral oil.
Looking for a unique gift that can help her organize her day-to-day, take top-quality notes, or express herself with daily musings and doodles? Check out the SCRIBEdelivery Subscription! Sourced from some of the best stationery makers from around the world, each monthly box features a fun theme and brings a quality pen or writing instrument, a notebook, and other useful extras, such as pencils and sticky notes.
Whether she's hitting the library or sitting comfy-cozy with her lap desk in her dorm room, Desk Stash is a quarterly subscription to make sure that she's got a souped-up workspace with plenty of fun accessories and practical supplies. Perfect for creatives and those who prefer to stray from the status quo, this box throws out boring old sticky notes and pushpins and opts for alternatives that are colorful and full of whimsy.
Every college kid needs little pampering now and then. With Bath Bevy, your college girl will get a carefully curated gift box of handmade bath and body products each month. Since most dorms don't have bathtubs, Bath Bevy even offers a tubless option