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JanSport Big Student Day Pack

Item #: 60242

Our Price: $39.98

Regular Price: $45.00

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A Jansport classic, the Big Student features internal organizer pockets that hold your MP3 player and phone. Squared-off design means you can always get your locker door closed.
  • S-curved shoulder straps - contoured for comfortable carrying.
  • Front pocket with organization to store electronics and accessories; includes headphone port - plug your headphones into your pack.
  • Two large compartments for books and supplies.
  • Upper zippered accessory pocket holds smaller items and keys.
  • Lower front zippered stash pocket.
  • Webbed top carry handle.

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JanSport Big Student Day Pack
 
4.4

(based on 29 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Large capacity / good size (25)
  • Easy to load (21)
  • Good padding (18)
  • Lightweight (18)
  • Comfortable (16)

Cons

  • Insufficient padding (4)

Best Uses

  • School (26)
  • Day trip (13)
  • Car camping (6)
  • Office (6)
  • Commuting (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (19), Avid adventurer (4)
    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort driven (23)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17), Yes (11)

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5.0

REVIEW

By reviewer

from NC

About Me Avid Adventurer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Load
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backpacking
    • Car Camping
    • Cycling
    • Day trip
    • Hiking
    • School

    Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

    I had one of these packs when I was a teenager (20 yrs. ago). I am so happy to find this pack again. I use it for backpacking. It's light enough to roll up into a full size rucksack and use it for day hikes once I set up a base camp. Also good durability and plenty of pockets for organization. I also use it for college. It's perfect.

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort Driven
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Only place to get the color I wanted

    By Rachel

    from Yuba City, Ca

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Load
    • Large capacity
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Commuting
      • Day trip
      • Office
      • School

      Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

      I am using this backpack for school. It easily holds my two large textbooks and a large binder along with all of my other things like pens. I actually can fit so much it it that it can be almost too heavy to carry. I got this specific backpack because of the size and the lifetime warranty. I plan on using it for years to come. Only negative I have found is that it is very staticy which just might be the weather right now.

      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Comfort Driven
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Perfect bag for an active student

      By Garv

      from Orlando FL

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Easy To Load
      • Large capacity
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Insufficient Padding

      Best Uses

      • Car Camping
      • Day trip
      • School

      Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

      My daughter was very pleased with the quality and is very satisfied with its utility as a school bag!

      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Minimalist
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Broken already

      By Lisa

      from St Louis, MO

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Insufficient Padding
        • Not Comfortable
        • Zipper Snags

        Best Uses

          Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

          My daughter bought this for her freshman year of high school. It's been less than 2 weeks, and the zipper is broken. Also, the straps are not padded well and frequently she complains of feeling like her shoulders are bruised. She carried a lot more in her back pack at her previos school and the backpack lasted 3 years.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Great Backpack

          By S

          from Williston, ND

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • durable
          • Easy To Load
          • Good padding
          • Highly Adjustable
          • Large capacity
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Day trip
            • School

            Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

            This is a great backpack, it is durable and stands up to use for lots of school items to and fro, sports, lunches, trips to the pool and else where. If you want a backpack that lasts and holds a lot or a little with organization this is it.

            • What Is Your Gear Style:
            • Comfort Driven
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Verry happy with the service.

            By KdM

            from Tampa,FL

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Easy To Load
            • Good padding
            • Large capacity
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • School

              Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

              To go back to school.

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Comfort Driven
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Our 2nd Pack Because We Love It

              By Mel the mom

              from Fountain Valley, CA

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Easy To Load
              • Good padding
              • Large capacity

              Cons

              • Zipper Snags

              Best Uses

              • School

              Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

              My daughter uses this backpack for school. It's "cool" but functional. The large size enables her to fit all of her books and supplies. The straps adjust and are very padded for extra comfort. The material has lasted. We only replaced it because the bottom was showing a bit of wear after two school years. It would have lasted a little longer with a good wash.

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Comfort Driven
              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Small package hold a lot of contents

              By Mom looking for help

              from Orlando, FL

              About Me Professional/Guide

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Easy To Load
              • Good padding
              • Large capacity
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Insufficient Padding

              Best Uses

              • Car Camping
              • Day trip
              • Office
              • School

              Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

              It's a great backpack. At first we thought it was too small just by looking at it but my son can actually put all of his books in it.

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Comfort Driven
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Backpack

              By Martha the teacher

              from Portland, Maine

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Easy To Load
              • Good padding
              • Highly Adjustable
              • Large capacity
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Day trip
                • Hiking
                • School

                Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

                I got this bag for my high school-age daughter. She loves it for the color/design, the comfort of the straps and the fact that it has two big pockets (along with the small front one) so she doesn't have to stuff her lunch and extra clothes in with her books anymore.

                • What Is Your Gear Style:
                • Comfort Driven
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                4.0

                Perfect size for my H.S student

                By Budget mom

                from Long beach, ca

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Large capacity

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • School

                  Comments about JanSport Big Student Day Pack:

                  Just the right size for my H.S student

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  • Q:

                    does this have metal zippers esp. the teeth?
                    Asked on 1/4/2014 by Dan from Denver

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      The zipper is a nylon zipper not a metal zipper.

                      Answered on 1/9/2014 by Steve from Campmor
                  • Q:

                    Will this bag fit under the seat on the airplane ? Under seat measures. 17” long + 12” wide + 8.5” tall.
                    Asked on 6/2/2013 by Dan

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      The fully packed dimensions of the Big Student is 17.25 in. x 13 in. x 10.5 in. If this pack is not fully packed out, I think it will fit well since there will be some give.

                      Answered on 6/6/2013 by Matt from Campmor
                  • Q:

                    Will this bag fit under the seat on a Air Tran Boeing 717-200. Under seat space measures. 17” long + 12” wide + 8.5” tall.
                    Asked on 6/2/2013 by Dan

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      The fully packed dimensions of the Big student is 17.25 in. x 13 in. x 10.5 in. If this pack is not fully packed out, I think it will fit well since there will be some give.

                      Answered on 6/4/2013 by Steve from Campmor
                  • Q:

                    is this pack machine washable in cold water, hang to dry?
                    Asked on 9/2/2012 by motsyotsy from Bronx, Ny

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Washing machines will put a lot of stress on the seams. Instead of washing in a machine I would hose wash and line dry.

                      Answered on 9/4/2012 by Steve from Campmor
                  • Q:

                    I have an old Jansport Big Student Backpack and that one does have a water bottle holder, does the Blinded Blue Block Check Big Student have a water bottle holder?
                    Asked on 8/6/2012 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      As you are wearing it, it has one water bottle pocket on the right side.

                      Answered on 8/14/2012 by Betty
                  • Q:

                    is there a pocket on the side for a water bottle?
                    Asked on 4/16/2011 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

                    • A:

                      yes there is. i own one

                      Answered on 8/6/2012 by Anonymous from Boston,MA
                  • Q:

                    Will the contents of the pack stay dry in heavy rain.
                    Asked on 3/11/2011 by rzk from New Jersey

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      The Jansport Big Student Day Pack is not waterproof. Heavy rain will eventually leak fhrough the pack and affect any items within.

                      Answered on 3/12/2011 by Bob from Campmor
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                  Size 17.25 in. x 13 in. x 10.5 in.
                  Weight 1 lb. 8 oz.
                  Capacity 2100 cu. in.
                  Material 600 denier polyester
                  Compression No
                  Number of Pockets 3 w/organizer
                  Additional Features Panel loading, padded shoulder straps, front gusseted pocket.

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