Say "goodbye" to inaccessible collegiate gear. We heard you.

For college students by college students. 
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Why join?

Affordability

Shop gently-used college gear like you shop new! Save 30-80% off bookstore prices and list for free in just a few clicks!

Sustainability

Extend the life of your college gear in order to reduce carbon, water, and waste footprints by around 20–30% each!

Connectivity

Get to know other students on your campus! Whether it's an incoming freshman or a senior, college thrifts gives you the opportunity to connect with your peers! 

How does it work?

1. Take a photo!

  • Submit your listing for free in just a few clicks

  • Select the type of item (ex. shirt, hoodie, etc.)

  • Include a description of the item (ex. size, condition, etc.)

  • Set your price!

2. Select College/University

  • Select your state

  • Select the institution your item belongs to from our database

  • Decide if you provide on campus pick-up, shipping, or both!

  • NOW...your listing is live!

3. Earn $$$

  • You’ll keep 80% of the listing price. We'll deduct 20%, and get paid only when you do!

  • Shop in-app with balance or request funds to be transferred to your bank account

  • Your earnings will never expire

Every week we will discount a specific school's items! 

 
 

What are Students Saying?

Students are raving about college thrifts. Check it out below  📣

”I’ve been having a difficult time finding a great selection of my school's spirit wear on Poshmark, Mercari, eBay, etc. Your idea is just what I am looking for.”

I think this is a great idea because I currently haven’t been able to find affordable college gear.”

“Throughout [high school] I've gotten SO MUCH college apparel, but at the end I'd rather be able to re-sell all the different pieces and get more of my specific college... literally love this idea.”

“I think this is a great idea because I have apparel from colleges that I toured but won’t be attending and I would love to sell them!”

Freshman,

Wake Forest University

Freshman,

Florida International University

Incoming Freshman (High School Senior),

University of Maine

Incoming Freshman (High School Senior),

Appalachian State University

 

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Meet The CE

Patricia Garcia

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Founder & CEO

Patricia Garcia is currently an undergraduate student in sunny South Florida at Florida International University (FIU). She is a senior in the Honors College on track to be the first graduate of FIU’s newly established School of Universal Computing, Construction, and Engineering Education (SUCCEED), spearheading the brand-new interdisciplinary engineering degree with a concentration in manufacturing engineering and minor in business management.

 

She has a passion for developing products that address problems faced by under-served communities and promoting sustainability.

 

Throughout her time at the undergraduate level, she has worked on projects at institutions across the U.S, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), UC Berkeley, Stanford, and others which allowed her to experience distinct campus cultures. 

In 2019, she launched "college thrifts" from her college dorm after identifying this unmet need faced by college students around the nation.

 

“college thrifts” commitment to resale is based on Patricia’s desire to create more inclusive college campuses and eliminate clothing waste - one college student at a time.

 
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