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CU-Boulder 2021 Pick Up Schedule for Summer Break

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CU-Boulder Delivery Schedule for All Summer Storage Customers 



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 5 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 through out the year. 


  • Last Day of Classes – Thursday, April 29th
  • CU Finals are from Saturday, May 1st -Wednesday, May 5th
  • CU Residence Halls CLOSE Thursday, May 6th at 1 pm
  • Our Main Pick UpDates for On-Campus students are Sunday, May 2nd  – Wednesday, May 5th.
  • Our main Pick up dates for CU ON Campus Students and Greek Students are any day all summer long except Wednesday, May 5th

If you are leaving before May Pickup Schedule

 Some CU Boulder on-campus students may leave school early and or around Easter. Yes, we can help you with our services. We are located in Boulder. We can get you or your student boxes and tape ahead of time and you can pick a custom date and 2-hour window for us to come and pick up your storage or shipping (or both) items. Register at and put the specific date and 2-hour window you would like us to pick up your items in the notes box on the signup form, We will confirm it


CU Boulder On-Campus Students

Box Delivery Schedule

 CU Box Day Weekends:

  • Saturday, April 24th and Sunday, April 25th
  • Friday, April 30th, and Saturday, May 1st

These are the days when we will be delivering boxes (3 different sizes), tape, packaging supplies, labels, markers, packing instructions, and a poster tube to all signed up on campus CU students. CSS will have 1 truck on campus handing out boxes, tape, and packing supplies. All on-campus students will need to meet us at either location listed below on either day on either weekend. Students will pick out their packing supplies at this time they need for storage or shipping services or both. Students can take up to 12 boxes of any size. We also have bubble wrap, tv boxes, and wardrobe boxes to purchase if students need them.

Our CSS truck will be located and clearly marked at the following locations and times on all four days:

  • Farrand Field - In a parking space between Farrand and Libby Halls from 10 am - 4 pm
  • Williams Village - Near the bus stop in front of the Darley Towers from 4-6 pm


CU students that will not be around on these 4 box delivery days, if you email us ahead of time, we will leave boxes, tape, poster tube, and packaging supplies at the front desk of your residence hall. Please email us ahead of time if you want us to do this for you. Or you can have a friend or roommate come and pick them up from us.

**Need more boxes/ Signed up late/ missed box days: If you sign up last minute and miss the box delivery day or just need more boxes and tape, follow the on-campus pickup schedule listed below to meet us at ANY residence halls on campus at any of our trucks on Sunday, May 2nd -Wednesday, May 5th  to get more boxes, tape, and supplies

CU On-Campus Pick up Schedule- 2 Trucks

  • **Sunday, April 25th- Call or email the office to set up or bring items to our box delivery locations
  • **Friday, April 30th - Call or email the office to set up or bring items to our box delivery locations on campus
  • **Saturday, May 1st  - Call or email the office to set up or bring items to our box delivery locations on campus
  • Sunday, May 2nd See on-campus pick up schedule below
  • Monday, May 3rd  See on-campus pick up schedule below
  • Tuesday, May 4th h See on-campus pick up schedule below
  • Wednesday, May 5th  See on-campus pick up schedule below
  • Thursday, May 6th  - ½ day on campus till 1 pm- Call or email the office to set up
  • Any Day- All summer and year-long- after May 7th - Call or email the office to set up a special pick up time
  • May-Mester- No Problem, call or email the office to set up


Sunday, May 2nd  –Wednesday, May 5th  - You don't need to tell us what day you would like your items picked up. Just show up on time at the designated pick-up location for your residence hall listed below, we will be there waiting for you.

Truck 1- Main Campus and North campus

Engineering Quad: Aden, Cockrell, Crossman, Reed, and Bracket Halls

You have 3 choices:

  1. Bring storage or shipping items to the curb of the parking lot in front of Bracket hall on the sidewalk at 9 am- 10 am. Sunday-Wednesday
  2. Bring your storage or shipping items to Libby hall loading dock at 9 am-10 am. Saturday-Wednesday
  3. Bring your storage or shipping items to the Front of Farrand Hall at 11am- Noon Saturday-Wednesday

**We understand this may be a hike for some of the engineering quad students, but there is no parking for our trucks in front or near your halls. Please come over and get us at the beginning of your pick-up time and get our attention at one of the 3 locations listed above if you need help and we will help you. We have plenty of dollies.

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Main Quad/Farrand Field: Chey-Arrap, Willard, Farrand, Libby, Baker, and Hallet halls

  • Baker Hall • 9 am-10 am • Out in back of hall on the sidewalk facing Farrand Field
  • Libby Hall • 10 am-11 am • On loading dock facing Farrand Field
  • Farrand Hall-Willard-Hallett Halls • 11 am -12:30 pm Out in front and between Farrand and Willard Hall on sidewalk (You will see our truck parked along the fence of Farrand loop at the South East corner of Farrand Field )
  • Cheyanne Arapahoe • 12:30-1 pm • Out front on sidewalk on North side of hall facing Farrand Field ( We will be parked in Farrand loop along fence to Farrand Field across the street from you)

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**Due to limited parking spaces and because move out week is so hectic on CU campus, CU parking services does not want our moving trucks in the Farrand Field area past noon. This is why our pick up schedule is set up the way it is, and some pick up times are extremely early. Sorry for any inconveniences.

North Campus Halls: Sewall and Athens North

  • Sewall Hall • 1:15 pm- 2 pm • Out front on sidewalk of 1/2 circle closest to the South West corner of the loop by parking gate to on campus
  • Athens North • 2 pm – 2:30 pm• Out front of hall on sidewalk of 1/2 circle
  • facing campus
  • Truck 2- Kittredge loop- Williams Village

Kittredge Loop: Smith, Buckingham, Arnett, Andrews, Kittredge West, and Kittredge Central

  • Kittredge West Hall • 8 am- 8:30 am • Out on sidewalk facing mountains on the South West corner of Kittridge West hall
  • Smith Hall • 8:30- 9 am• On Loading dock facing new law school, South facing loading dock
  • Buckingham Hall • 9 am-9:30 am• On loading dock facing soccer field, South facing loading dock
  • Arnett Hall • 9:30 am- 10 am• On loading dock facing Kittredge Field, East Facing loading dock
  • Andrews Hall and Kittredge Central • 10 am- 10:30 am • On Sidewalk in South West corner up above near as possible to Kittredge Cental parking lot (We will be parked across the street near bus stop )

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Williams Village: Darley Towers, Stearns Towers, Williams Village North, and Bear Creek Halls

  • Williams Village North• 11am- Noon • Out in front of hall on sidewalk facing baseline
  • Williams Village East • Noon- 1 pm • Out in front of hall on sidewalk facing baseline
  • Darley South Tower • 1 pm- 2 pm  • Out front on sidewalk, by bike rack
  • Darley North Tower • 1 pm- 2 pm  • Out front, on sidewalk, by bike rack
  • Stearns East Tower •  2 pm- 3 pm • Downstairs, in back, on the loading dock
  • Stearns West Tower • 2 pm-3 pm • Downstairs, in back, on the loading dock
  • CU Bear Creek Apartments • 3 pm- 4 pm • In front of either hall on sidewalk outside (please be on time) or you can bring stuff to back of Williams Village ll by tennis courts or Darley towers if you are in a hurry in pick up times listed above.
  • **Bear Creek students you can also set up a special pick-up day and time anytime through out the year AFTER Monday-Thursday, just email or call the office to set up.

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You can let us know when we show up at your residence hall that you would like this service and escort us to your room. We will move all your labeled items from your room to our truck. In Room pick up is additional $50 charge. If our employees do a good job please tip them, they are all college students, and work very hard and can use the extra $$.


Many students give us shipping items early so that they will show up at the same time when you arrive home from school.

Yes, you can give us storage or shipping items on 2 different days.

If this On Campus pick up schedule does not work for you, please call or email the office

Please fill out the signup form online to register today. We keep in touch with all signed up students and parents with weekly email updates.

CU Boulder Off-Campus and Greek Students


Box Delivery Schedule

  • Saturday, April 24th and Sunday, April 25th
  • Friday, April 30th and Saturday, May 1st

1.  OFF Campus residences-Greek Houses-We will deliver a box kit of 12 boxes (3 different sizes), tape, poster tube, marker and tags to your residence from 10am -4 pm on all 4 of these days. We will call or txt you when on the way. If you are not around we will leave a box kit labeled with your name and confirmation # at your

2. You can also pick up your box kit (12 boxes), tape, and a poster tube if you can’t wait for us to deliver them to you or you sign up late at the Flatiron Meal Plan Office located at 1163 13th st, on the hill next to the Sink restaurant. Go in and tell Drew that you are a 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 ask him about the meal plans he offers to on and off campus students. He also gives discounts for his plans if you are a CSS customer.

3. We will also have a truck on CU campus on both of these weekends of Saturday, April 24th  and Sunday, April 25th and Friday, May 1st  and Saturday, May 2nd . You can come over and meet us at Farrand Field from 10am- 5pm or at the bus stop in front of the Darley towers from 5- 6pm to get packing supplies on any of these days as well. If you choose this option, please let us know on the sign up form online so we don’t deliver boxes to you as well if your going to go get them.


**CU Boulder In House Sorority and Fraternity Pick up Schedule**


Friday, April 30th  - Thursday, May 6th – 3 pm- 5 pm each day

Friday May 7th -Saturday, May 8th -9 a.m. - Noon


On the online sign up form, pick the day you would like your items picked up. Below is the pick up order in which we will be coming to each CU sorority House and Fraternity house on each day


In House CU SORORITIES and FRATERNITIES - We will show up at your house and pick up your items on the day you ask. If you leave before we get there, please leave your items in the lobby of your house with your name and confirmation # on them. We will text you to confirm we have picked them up.

**Due to high demand we will be going to all CU sorority houses first, then moving on to CU fraternity houses after. Greeks, please, BE PATIENT- We are coming.

** In Room Pick up- If you would like this service and escort us to your room. We will move all your items from your room to our truck. In Room pick up is additional $50 charge. If our employees do a good job please tip them, they are all college students, and work very hard and can use the extra $$.

If you have any issues with this schedule, please call or email the office and we will work with you on a special pick up.

*** CU Boulder Off Campus Students Pick Up Schedule ***

Friday, May 1st - Thursday, May 7th – 3pm- 5 pm. Please fill out the signup form online . You can indicate the day and a two-hour window you would like us to show up.

Wednesday, May 6th Black out date- No CU off campus pickups. We are slammed with on campus and Greek house pickups this day.

Thursday, May 7th - Through out 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 through out 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.

Important Pick Up info-PLEASE READ

**All students please be ready for us. Have items labeled and packed up and ready to go.

**ON CAMPUS STUDENTS- You need to have your items downstairs and ready to go at the beginning of your pick up time for your residence hall!! We are on a EXTREMELY tight schedule. Please give yourself extra time to bring your items downstairs to the designated pick up location for your hall before we show up.

**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 TV's they 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 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 alot of Bikes and Flat Screen TV's for students! We also put $500 of insurance on every item we ship for free.

** 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 shipped and which ones you want stored, its that simple!

** Pick ups on multiple days: It is not a problem to pick up items from you on 2 different days as long as you follow the pick up schedule below. After two pick ups, there is a $50 charge for each additional pick up.

** 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

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


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


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, 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


**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 weeks heads up before you want your items.

All deliveries are from 9:30 am-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 a 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 down stairs 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. is $35 for every 15 minutes. 

Special Delivery Rates: If you would like a special delivery after August 24th. The special delivery charge is $50 through out 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 what ever 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 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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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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