You have classes to keep track off along with study dates that you want to make sure they can remember easily. With today's economy most college students have a job to help with the cost of their education. An academic calendar can be so beneficial in helping them quickly look at their class schedule as you work with their employer to schedule the shifts that don't interfere with classes.
Let's not forget jotting down those important parties that you want to go to, also. Sorority or Fraternity parties can be a "can't miss" sort of thing when you are in college. You will also want to jot down those important home games whether it is football, basketball or baseball. Homecoming is also a pretty big deal and they will want that marked in your planner, too.
So, what are some things to look at for a planner for a college student?