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College Student Left in a Rush? We Can Pack Up Their Stuff

College Student Left in a Rush? We Can Pack Up Their Stuff
With college campuses across the country being shut down in response to the spread of coronavirus, many college students have been forced to make hard decisions quickly.

Finding new housing, packing up, or moving back home has been a mad dash for college students across the country. And many students who have left their dorms or off-campus residences to head home have left furniture, electronics, and other belongings behind.

If you’re a parent of a college student who falls into this category, CSS is here to help.

It doesn’t matter if your student is already on the other side of the country or even the other side of the world! We can take care of securely packing up their possessions and either storing it all until this blows over or shipping it directly to them.

Left Campus in a Rush? We Can Help

College Student Storage is working closely with the administrations of the schools we serve to help collect and pack students’ belongings from their dorm rooms for safe storage or shipping back to their homes. We can even help if your student can’t be physically present because they’ve already moved.

We currently have permission to do in-room pack-ups at CSU, CU Boulder, School of Mines, and Regis University. We’re in the process of getting a similar system set up with DU and Colorado College.

If your student was living in an off-campus apartment or house, we can help pack up their stuff from there, too.

Why Hire CSS?

  • Travel is not safe right now — you or your student could risk infecting your family if you expose yourself to coronavirus
  • You and your student don’t have a way to get to their college town
  • Your family is currently self-quarantining or is required to “shelter in place”
  • The expense and logistics of coming and packing everything up are too complicated

How Dorm Pack-Ups with CSS Works

If you and your student are wondering how to get their stuff out of their dorm by the end of the semester while you’re stuck at home, wonder no more.

CSS is all set up to head into dorms or off-campus residences, pack up all your student’s belongings, and either store them safely here in Colorado or ship them back to your home.

Here’s how the process works:

  1. Set up a pick up date with us: Sign up here >
  2. Contact the resident hall director to give permission for CSS to enter the dorm room (we can help with this step)
  3. When our team arrives at the residence, we will FaceTime your student to go over what they want packed, what they want stored, what they want shipped, and what they want trashed or recycled.
  4. We’ll bring boxes, and make use of any storage bins or suitcases your student has as well
  5. We will take down posters and store them securely in poster tubes
  6. Larger items such as skis are wrapped and tagged with contact information and order number
  7. Televisions and other expensive items are wrapped and packed carefully into boxes with bubblewrap
  8. CSS creates a full inventory of everything we packed and digitally sends you a copy, along with a contract
  9. Items we store will be delivered directly to your student’s new address when they return to school
  10. Items your student would like now will be shipped directly to your home
  11. Anything your student doesn’t want will be disposed of

We can also pick up and store your student’s vehicle if they had to leave that behind! And if needed, we can even have the car delivered back home right now.

We Offer In-Dorm Packing to the Following Colorado Universities

The following Colorado universities have given us full permission to coordinate in-room packing with their students (click on the name to get more details about CSS services and schedules at each school):

Does Your Student Attend DU or Colorado College? We Need Your Help

CSS is working with Colorado College and University of Denver to obtain permission to do in-dorm pack-ups, but we need the help of students and their families!

Our intention is to work with the school’s housing administrators to obtain permission to enter students' rooms to pack them up. In the case that a room is already packed up, we want to be able to move items into storage or ship them.

If you’d like to take advantage of our services at either of these schools and are able and willing, please call or email the schools’ housing departments to ask them to permit CSS to do in-dorm pack-ups.

Contact Info for Colorado College:
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Contact Info for University of Denver: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 303-871-2246

We are fully licensed and insured and ready to go ASAP. Plus, other major schools in Colorado are already happily working with us!

For updates regarding CSS service availability at these schools, visit our pages for each:

Ready to Schedule Your Pick-Up? Let’s Get Started!

Sign up now to schedule your on-campus or off-campus pick-up >

Have any other questions? We’re here to help. Contact us >