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CU-Boulder 2021 Pick Up Schedule throughout the summer

CSS was started at CU Boulder in 1996 and is owned and operated by a former CU student. This is our 25th year in business at CU Boulder. We employ current and former CU students to work for CSS, over 50 plus students each year. None of our services are subcontracted out. Our warehouses are located within 7 miles of campus. We own our own trucks and are licensed and insured. We offer NUMEROUS services for both on and off-campus students and parents all summer long and throughout the year.

If you have items in storage, please scroll to the bottom of the page for delivery info in August.  

 CU Boulder Pick Up Schedule for all on or off-campus students and all services

Anytime or day throughout the rest of the summer and the year – Any day, including weekends. (Except for Holidays) Our daily pick times are from 9:30 am to 5 p.m. each day throughout the summer. Please fill out the signup form online. You can indicate the day and a two-hour window you would like us to show up.

Boxes and tape pick up info if you sign up for any of our services

We work with and stage our box kits at the Flatiron Meal Plan office located at 1163 13th st. Flatiron Meal, located on the hill next to the Sink restaurant. Go in and tell Drew, the owner, that you are a signed-up CSS customer and need a box kit. Please give him your name and customer ID # and he will give you a box kit of 12 boxes (3 different sizes), tape, poster tube, labels, marker, and tags. Also, if your interested in next year, ask him about the meal plans he offers to CU Boulder on and off-campus students. Drew also offers discounts for his meal plans if you are a CSS customer.

LIST OF SERVICES FOR CU Boulder students and parents

Here is a list of all the services that we offer. If you see something not on here, try us, chances are we can help you out, or point you in the right direction since we are here based in Boulder

Summer Storage: Door to door, climate-controlled. (Includes boxes and tape delivered to you ahead of time)

Short Term Moving and Storage: (You're caught in between leases) Off-campus students and parents, we do a lot of short-term moving and storage and shipping throughout the summer months, especially at the end of July and in early August. We understand that many of you change places and leases and have a gap in between when one lease ends and another begins. YES! we can absolutely help you with this situation of short-term moving and storage for a few weeks or even days (includes boxes and tape ahead of time). All previous customers receive $50 off this service.

Going Abroad Storage- Anytime throughout the school year, for as long as you need. (includes boxes and tape delivered to you ahead of time)

Adding items to your Storage: Some of you may buy new or used furniture over the summer on Facebook marketplace or craigslist etc. and need these items picked up and either moved to your new residence or put in storage with the rest of your items, we do this all the time.

Car/Vehicle Storage Any time throughout the year. Yes, we do monthly car storage over winter break.  (Indoors and climate controlled!)

Shipping Services, in the USA or international. We come and pick up any shipping items you have, at your address! We also deliver boxes and tape to you ahead of time if you need it. And finally, yes, we can re-pack anything you have, like bikes, flat-screen TVs, etc.. so that they arrive safely at your home. Every shipped item through CSS receives automatically $500 of insurance on it. 
(includes boxes and tape delivered to you ahead of time)

Freighting Services in the United States or internationally- We can freight all or any of your furniture and other items or boxes. We customize making pallets and securing your items safely. We also use a broker to help find the cheapest carrier to freight your items where ever they need to go. We also receive freight shipments for students as well, then deliver them to their new residence when they need them.(includes boxes and tape delivered to you ahead of time)

Moving Services - anytime throughout the year - Students or businesses, small or big, we can handle it!

Packing Services - Let us pack up your dorm room or residence for you! In certain instances, some of you may need help packing up your residence on or off-campus, either because you cannot (usually due to a skiing or snowboarding accident over the winter) or because you are not in the state, or because you want a professional hand. Let us do it! Our employees bring boxes, tape, mattress covers, etc.. to your residence. We re-pack all your items and either move them to storage or ship them home or both for you. We can also haul items away for you as well. We can facetime with you while we do this service for you if you are not in town.

Ikea Services - We can go to Ikea in Denver and pick up items for you. We can then either store the items in our warehouse until you get to school or deliver them directly. We also can help you assemble Ikea furniture. Check out our Ikea page on our website for more info.

Hauling - If you need items picked up or cleaned out of a residence and taken to the dump or goodwill.

"Ship to School" Services - You can ship items to our office and we will deliver them to you when school begins (currently many schools will not accept packages from you until you are at school). Plus you can't carry them all on the plane either.  Numerous options here. You can dropship us items from other companies, or we can send you a box kit of 5 LG boxes for you to fill ahead of time, and then you can ship them back to us. Or You can just ship us items from the home to our office.  Many students and parents buy new items online from stores throughout the summer for their son or daughter's dorm rooms or new off-campus residences and then have them shipped directly to our office. We then deliver them on the day your student arrives in Boulder (weekends included)

Important Pick-Up info for all services-PLEASE READ

**Storage customers: WE CAN STORE ANYTHING (INCLUDING VEHICLES), IT DOES NOT NEED TO GO IN A BOX! Any items like bikes, skis, snowboards, futons, plastic containers (pack em full of stuff), desk chairs, any furniture, lamps, etc. do not need to be boxed, they are fine the way they are! We can store all items, they do not need to be in a box! All flat-screen TVs must be repacked and boxed, or we will do this for you on pick up. There is a $50 charge for this for custom TV boxes, packing material, and time.

** Shipping customers: WE SHIP ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! We will have bubble wrap available. Any items that do not fit in our boxes and you want to be shipped, just give them to us the way they are and we will re-pack them at our warehouse and then ship them for you. We repack and ship a lot of Bikes and Flat Screen TVs for students! We also put $500 of insurance on every item we ship for free and email you tracking numbers.

** Both Summer Storage and Shipping Services: Many students use both, our shipping and storage services at the same time!! Just label and tell us which items you want to be shipped and which ones you want to be stored, it's that simple! You can also add on shipping services by just telling us when we show up you want something shipped.

** Pickups- Please you need to be ready,. If not you will be charged for labeling, dis-assembly, and packing if we need to do these services when picking up your items. 

** Do not store food: Please do not store any food with your items. Canned food is ok, anything else, please throw it away. It will draw insects and critters into your boxes.

** Return Unused Boxes: Students can take as many boxes as they want. Students that do not return any unused boxes when we pick up their items will be charged for them.

**Please watch repacking and labeling videos on our website located at the bottom of the homepage under the resources link to understand and know how to pack and label your items correctly https://www.csstorage.com/packing-moving-tips

**Need more labels, print these out and tape them on ALL your items. Labeling your stuff is critical! Please takes the time to do it properly. https://www.csstorage.com/images/storagelabels.pdf

We can move, store or ship ANYTHING throughout the summer and year for you!

CU-Boulder Delivery Schedule for All Summer Storage Customers and Ship to School Services

ALL SUMMER LONG-ANY DAY YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR ITEMS RE-DELIVERED BACK TO YOU!

Classes Begin - Monday, August 23rd
CU Residence Halls Open - Thursday, August 19th
CU Orientation dates are Thursday, August 19th - Saturday, August 20th

Please email us the following information no later than August 1st at info@csstorage.com, We will confirm your email.

  1. Please include your full name and confirmation #
  2. The name of your new off-campus address or residence hall
  3. Your new address
  4. Your apartment # or room #
  5. Pick the day you want your items re-delivered back to you.
  6. Any special directions

DELIVERY INFO-PLEASE READ

**Please get us your delivery info no later than August 1st! **

If you are coming back before August 1st, please try to give us a week's heads up before you want your items.

All deliveries are from 9:30am - 5pm each day. We will do our best to try to get all deliveries done as early as possible. We do not set up exact delivery times! Your delivery will be on the day that you ask from 9:30am - 5pm.

We understand that some of you may not come into Boulder until later in the afternoon on the day you want your items delivered back to you. Please let us know and we will try to work with you on an afternoon delivery.

If you like, please call or email the office on the day of your delivery after 10 am for an estimated delivery time. You, a friend, a roommate, landlord, or parent will need to be at your new residence to sign for your items or we will not deliver them.

The earlier days in August that you want your items dropped off, the better chance you have of getting items earlier in the day. ***During the last 10 days of summer break before CU classes begin, we are extremely busy and may not be able to accommodate you on the day you want your items delivered if you tell us at the last minute. To avert this, get your delivery info to us before August 1st.

We understand that many of you will not know where you are moving or when you are coming back to Boulder until later in the summer or last minute. This is fine and we understand! Please email us your delivery information ASAP "if" later than August 1st.

If you need an extra semester of storage, no problem, just let us know.

**All deliveries are to the ground floor of any address we deliver to. If you want items taken up or downstairs of your new residence you will be charged a moving fee. Our moving fee is $35 for every 15 minutes. We go extremely fast. Assembly rates for items like bed frames, etc. are $35 for every 15 minutes.

Special Delivery Rates: If you would like a special delivery after August 24th. The special delivery charge is $50 throughout the year and is based on availability. You need to email or call the office ahead of time to set up. All special deliveries are based upon our availability.

Warehousing fee - If you want to meet us at our warehouse to pick up your items there will be a $45 warehousing fee for this service. You need to email or call the office ahead of time to set up. All warehouse pick-ups are based upon our availability and you need to be on time of whatever time we set up to meet you. 

All storage is paid up through the first day of classes, after that, you will be charged a surcharge of $25 per week for extra storage time for the 1st month, after that, you will be charged storage for another semester. Again it is not a problem to store items for an extra semester(s), just let us know.

Thank you for using CSS! “ Relax we got it”

This is Michael, owner of College Student Storage, which is located here in Boulder and started at CU Boulder 25 years ago when I was a student in the business school. CSS is CU Boulders' preferred Summer Storage and Shipping provider for On and Off-campus Students.

We can move, store, or ship ANYTHING throughout the year for you!

About CU & Our Services

Boulder is one of Colorado's most bustling cities, so it's no surprise that students flock there to receive a world-class education. The university's setting offers the benefits of picturesque mountain views with the learning and career opportunities offered by proximity to a major city. Students can easily reach downtown Denver or Rocky Mountain National Park within a short drive. In the immediate area, there is a mix of trails through the Flatirons for those who want an outdoorsy experience. For shopping, dining, and entertainment, students can visit Pearl Street Mall and other popular areas in downtown Boulder, which is only one mile from CU-Boulder's campus.

Over 30,000 degree-seeking students are enrolled at CU-Boulder, making it one of the largest colleges in the state. The college offers more than 3,600 courses in 150 fields of study and boasts the number one four-year graduation rate among all Colorado public universities. A number of hands-on research and leadership opportunities are available for students. Meanwhile, enrichment programs make it possible for undergrads to explore their interests beyond the classroom through study abroad, service learning and other programs.

CU-Boulder's campus and the surrounding community have helped Boulder achieve the title of the number one college town in America. With more than 450 student clubs and organizations, countless community service projects, and many sporting events, students are never at a loss for things to do on campus. When students want to explore beyond the school grounds, Boulder's 43,000 acres of open space and more than 80 miles of pedestrian and bike paths make it easy to explore the area's offerings.

Students at the University of Colorado Boulder benefit greatly from a school that combines the offerings of a busy city with the beauty and active opportunities of lush natural landscapes. Meanwhile, the school's academic programs make it easy for students to get an excellent education.

Services we offer at CU Boulder:

We offer lots of services that are perfect if you live in the dorms or off-campus. If you don't see something you need that isn't listed below, call 303-545-9525 or email the office, chances are we can help you out!

For all storage, moving and shipping services: We will deliver boxes, tape, and packaging supplies to your off-campus residence ahead of time if you need them. We also have mattress covers for your beds and futons!

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“CSS did an amazing job for us last year and was the perfect solution for our needs. We are planning on using them every year until my son graduates and have been happy and impressed with their professionalism, their reliability and their performance. We look forward to working with them in the future and have been extremely pleased with our relationship with them.” — Lynn Barras

Benefits of using College Student Storage

Looking to save time and money this year? Relax, we've got it! Colorado Student Storage offers door-to-door moving, storage, and shipping solutions for all of your belongings. Whether you are storing your gear for the summer or an entire semester, we’ve got you covered. CSS is locally owned and operated and has been helping college students across Colorado move and store their belongings for over 20 years!

Why Choose Us:

  • Locally Owned & Operated CSS has helped move, store and ship over 20,000 college students in the past 20 years.
  • Packing Supplies We provide all your packing supplies like boxes, tape, poster tubes, labels markers, and more!
  • Only pay for what you store We customize our quotes so you only pay for the space you need.
  • Pickup and Delivery Our professional movers will transport your belongings from your residence to our warehouse and back again.
  • 24/7 Climate Controlled Warehouses Our warehouses have motion and camera alarm systems, security gates, and daily employees on premises throughout the year.

Easy as 1, 2, 3

Moving isn’t fun, but we’re here to help make it as painless as possible. Getting started is quick and easy just follow the steps below:

  • Sign up today!

    Enter your name, email and school into the signup form to get started. An email will be sent to you with further instructions.
  • Pack up your stuff

    We’ll deliver boxes, tape, poster tubes, markers and labels to help get you started.
  • Relax, We’ve Got It!

    Check your email for schedule and delivery updates then kick back and let us do the rest.

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