A group of college students sit and listen in a lecture. Contrary to the belief of some renters, policies held by their landlords on the property where they’re living do not protect the renter’s personal property. (Credit: Monkey Business/Adobe Stock)

There will be no shortage of money spent by parents and students alike as college students return to campus, but according to the 2022 Deloitte Back to College Survey, technology tops the list of expenses for back-to-school college spending. They predict technology purchases will increase 22% in 2022, compared to the previous year.

In addition to tech, household product and supply spending for these students is expected to increase 12% from 2021. With so much cash going into property that will likely be stored in a dorm room or other rental, it’s important to ensure it is protected from any number of possible mishaps – from theft, to severe weather, to general college shenanigans.

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. She can be reached at [email protected]

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