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Back to School music playlist

Kendrick Brown, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and Donna Eddleman, dean of student affairs, help new students move into their residence halls.

Welcome back, Bulldogs!

We’ve created this playlist for you to get in the back-to-school spirit. From The Jackson 5 to Green Day, this playlist features songs to accompany your new semester checklist, whether you’re lugging in bags and boxes, rearranging your dorm room, or just hanging out in the Quad.

If you are a Spotify user, here’s an embedded playlist, ready to go.

If you aren't a Spotify listener, you can log into your own digital music service and line up these songs (in text format below for easier cutting and pasting): 

  • “ABC” by The Jackson 5
  • “Campus” by Vampire Weekend
  • “Be True to Your School” by The Beach Boys
  • “School” by Calvin Harris
  • “Troublemaker” by Weezer
  • “College Years” by Casey Donahew ft. Love & Theft
  • “We’re Going To Be Friends” by The White Stripes
  • “We Rule The School” by Belle & Sebastian
  • “Fight For Your Right” by Beastie Boys
  • “Schoolboy” by Grouplove
  • “19 You + Me” by Dan + Shay
  • “Summertime Sadness” by Lana Del Rey
  • “The Headmaster Ritual” by The Smiths
  • “Ready To Start” by Arcade Fire
  • “College” by Rogue Wave
  • “Schoolin’ Life” by Beyoncé
  • “School” by Nirvana
  • “Autumn Sweater” by Yo La Tengo
  • “Going Away To College” by blink-182
  • “Art School Wannabe” by Sorority Noise
  • “Wake Me Up When September Ends” by Green Day
  • “Begin Again” by Taylor Swift
  • “School” by Frankie Cosmos
  • “American Teen” by Khalid
  • “Sophomore Slump Or Comeback Of The Year” by Fall Out Boy
  • “Senioritis” by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
  • “Back To School” by A Great Big Pile of Leaves
  • “Friday I’m In Love” by The Cure

Stay tuned for more playlists throughout the school year! And let us know if you have a playlist idea or a song suggestion!