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Need to Take a Sick Leave? How CSS Can Help

Need to Take a Sick Leave? How CSS Can Help
Over the course of 4 (or more) years in college, a lot of exciting things can happen: you meet people who will become friends for life, travel the world, land your dream job, and more. 

But there can be some unwelcome surprises, too — like needing to take sick leave for a semester if you or a family member run into a serious health issue.

Sick leave in college isn’t as uncommon as you might think. Students take medical leaves of absence for stress, depression, mental health issues, injuries from accidents, family problems, the death of a loved one, and other health complications.

These are all things that can make it difficult or even impossible to attend class and keep up with schoolwork.

Dealing with the problems that prompt your sick leave plus the logistics of leaving school and then coming back and catching up with your peers is overwhelming enough.

But on top of that, you’ll have to figure out how to either sublet or move out of your dorm or apartment, and figure where you’re going to live when you return to school.

Fortunately, one thing you don’t have to worry about is what to do with all your stuff. College Student Storage is your one-stop shop for packing, pick-up, storage, and delivering your belongings before, during, and after you take a medical leave of absence from your university.

We serve CU Boulder, CSU, Naropa, School of Mines, University of Denver, and more schools in Colorado’s Front Range region.

How CSS Makes Sick Leave Easier for Colorado College Students

If you need to take a semester (or longer) off from college for a medical leave of absence, CSS makes dealing with your belongings easier for you and your family.

The benefits of storing with CSS during sick leave include:



  • Our staff picks up everything from your place, on or off campus.
  • Your family won’t necessarily have to travel to your school to help you move, so they won’t need to pay for a hotel or rental car, which saves them time and money and makes everything less stressful.
  • You or your friends won’t have waste time, energy, and money packing your car with all of your stuff, finding your own packing supplies, putting everything into a storage locker, or any of the other typical moving hassles.


  • CSS’ climate-controlled storage facilities ensure all items remain in good condition.
  • Our warehouses have motion sensors and cameras, so you can rest assured your property won’t be damaged or stolen.
  • We can store more than just books and stereos — we can also take care of large items such as sporting equipment, couches, and even cars.
  • We provide storage options for fall and spring semesters, as well as over summer and holiday breaks.


  • CSS will deliver your belongings to your new address when you return from sick leave — and if you decide to take a longer break and want your stuff delivered back home, we can take care of that, too.

How Medical Leave Storage with CSS Works

If you’re planning a leave of absence from college and are interested in storing your belongings with CSS, we make it as easy as possible for you.

Here’s how it works from beginning to end:

  1. Contact us for a quote on your storage needs.
  2. Get your boxes and packing supplies from us and pack everything you’d like us to pick up and store.
  3. CSS staff comes and picks up your packed belongings so you can focus on the other logistics of your sick leave.
  4. When you’re feeling ready to return to school, give us a move-in date (and new address if you have one) and we’ll deliver all your belongings to you when you return.

Sick Leave Storage Pricing for College Students

Our storage pricing is dependent on how much you plan to store and where exactly you live, which determines how far our pick-up and delivery staff will need to travel.

If you live on campus, pricing is generally $300-$400 per semester. If you live off campus, it’s $650 to $750 for each semester of storage. That covers a roomful of furniture, like a bed and a couch, boxes for a room of belongings, and all pick-up and delivery costs.

We can also store your car for approximately $250 per month, with the perks being that you can fill your car with items for no additional fee, we’ll pick it up and deliver it, and your car will be protected in a climate-controlled warehouse while you’re away. And if needed, we can even deliver your car back to your family’s home.

Plan Your Sick Leave Storage Today

Taking care of your personal health and loved ones should always be your top priority. And when the time is right, hopefully you can return and finish your education.

CSS can make the stress of sick leave a bit easier by taking care of all your packing and storing needs. We’ll take care of your stuff so you can take care of yourself.

Contact us today to set up your sick leave storage plan »