Holiday Gift Guide for College Students

Holiday Gift Guide for College Students


Every year around this time, we have trouble finding the perfect Christmas gifts for our loved ones due to two major problems. 1.) We are college students so we are BROKE and 2.) Everything they deserve costs over $100. So, what is the solution to this inevitable problem? LOOK NO FURTHER! We at Her Campus St. Petersburg have created a 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for your broke selves to give you some cheap yet amazing gift ideas for Christmas.

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This Herschel wallet comes in at $35 and is also available in five colors. It is equipped with RFID shielding and has extra durability so the special man in your life can carry all the money he doesn't have.


Everybody needs a good set of North Face gloves to keep warm in the winter. The unique thing about these, in particular, is that they are only $32.50 and you can use your smartphone while wearing them! Now your man will never miss your call. They also come in black.


This party game can get a little crazy. The idea is that you take turns reading one card from the deck and then you call out who the card fits best from the people playing. Card examples: “Is a little Bitch,” “Sings but shouldn't,” and “Will make out with anyone.” This game is $16.





If you know Jaclyn Hill, this BaubleBar necklace is her go-to piece. Its perfect for a night out or to spiff up a casual outfit. Your girl will adore this necklace and you. $42.


This Phone case is perfect for the girl who can never find her things. Not only is it adorable, but it is also the perfect place to store your credit cards! Get this two-in-one for only $35 at Nordstrom.



Jewelbits is a jewelry subscription service for the girl who is everything glam. Choose from three styles, Boho, Glam, and Classic Chic based on your preference. In each box, you can get $125 worth of jewelry for as low as $33. Give the gift of fashion this Christmas.



Steve Madden has created the perfect pair of slippers for your favorite introvert. At only $27.30, you can give the gift of style and comfort all in one. Check them out at Nordstrom while they are on sale!


This eye mask is so cute and comfy; your friend will love it! The elastic is also wrapped in fabric so they won't even mess up their hair. Get it now for $25. Also available in three other designs.



This coffee mug changes facial expressions when introduced to heat! The kitty appears to close its eyes in content when it gets filled with coffee. This mug is $14.


Workout Junkie

If you love Beyonce, these are the slides for you. Designed by the queen herself, these snug workout slides will keep you looking fresh and sweat-free. On sale now for $27.99.


If you workout, you know the struggle of finding the perfect water bottle. This one, in particular, is made out of glass for easy clean and wrapped in silicone for added durability. Did I mention how cute it is? Comes in six colors. $40.


Give your friend the gift of warmth this Christmas with this Patagonia beanie! It’s super comfy and stylish, so it is a win all the way around. Available in three colors and only $29.


Makeup Lover

If your friend is the highlight of your life, this is the gift for them. At only $20, this Becca gift set includes the liquid and powder Champagne Pop highlighters designed by Jaclyn Hill herself. It also comes in the shade Opal.



This gift set duo is perfect for any makeup lover. It includes Too Faced award-winning “Better than Sex” mascara and eyeshadow primer. Get it now for $10 at Sephora.


This is a go-to versatile holiday eyeshadow palette created by Color Pop. It includes six different colors of eyeshadow that are perfect for every skin tone! It is available now for $12 at Sephora.


Hopefully, this Holiday Gift guide helped you find the perfect gifts for your loved ones! Happy Holidays from all of us at Her Campus USFSP.



Leah Germain