In tiny dorm rooms divide shared with a roommate–sometimes more than just one –floorspace is similar to water in the desert. It is a valuable thing. Use these simple, cheap DIY dorm storage ideas to maintain clutter neatly contained and away from the floor.
If you run out of floor space, the single real place to go is up — and that is just what you could do with a little strategically positioned shelving! Maintain those paths and other essentials in order (and away from the floor) using a tall bookshelf. The shelf will not occupy much room on the floor and will fill up typically overlooked vertical space, so it is a win-win!