Short Term Storage

CSS Short Term Moving and Storage Services

Many students get caught in between leases at the end of July and in August and need moving services and short term storage for a few days to a few weeks. We can help!

For college students that are in between leases and need storage for a few days to a few weeks to a month or longer. We come to your residence and pick up pick up your belongings and then move to our climate controlled warehouse where they are labled and palletized. Then we will re- deliver all your belongings back to your new residence where ever you have moved on the day you need it. Furniture is no problem! We bring mattress covers for your bed and have tools for dis-assembly and assembly of bed frames and large items that can't be moved unless taken apart. We also make sure you get boxes and tape to pack up ahead of time.  The benefit of our short term and moving services isnt about the short term storage but more about all the moving and heavy lifting that goes along with this service on pick up and delivery!  Let professionals help you out. Give us a call or send us an email and learn how College Student Storage can make your life easier with our short-term moving and storage solutions.

At CSS, we know that every successful move starts with an organized plan of attack. That's why we provide you with tape, marker three different sizes ( 10 total) of boxes, poster tubes, packing instructions, and labels before you move. All items that don't fit in a box are fine the way they are. Large items like furniture, beds, dressers, desk, futons, desk chairs, couches, etc. are also fine. All items should be clearly labeled with name and confirmation number for quick identification.

After two decades of working with college students across the Boulder, Fort Collins and the Denver metro area, we know that no two college careers are created the same. That's why we'll work with you no matter your timeline. Whether you need short term moving and storage at one school or if you need it and are moving to another city, from a few days to a few weeks to a few months between leases, we have you covered.

Short-term Storage Rates.

Short term storage rates vary greatly, depending on how much stuff you will be storing with us and for how long a period of time. We will try to work with you on pricing. Rates are based on how much space you fill up in our warehouse and for the duration that they are stored and how long it takes for us to pick them up and re-deliver them back to you.

1. Moving fee on pick up is $135 per hour for 3 guys and a truck to pick up your items. (Minimum rate of 1 hour)

2. Moving fee on delivery is $135 per hour for 3 guys and a truck to re-deliver your items to your new address on the day you want them. (Minimum rate 1 hour)

3. Short Term Storage rates are for a few days to one month or more or storage and depends on what you have. If its just random items and no furniture, the average cost is $100-$150 depending on what you have. If you have a 1 bedroom full of furniture and items the average cost is $175-$250 depending on what you have. If this services is for 2 students who have 2 bedrooms full of furniture and items or 1 student with a full 1 bedroom apartment with kitchen and living room furniture the average cost is $300-$400 depending on what you have. If this services is for more than 2 students, 2 students including kitchen, living rooms items, etc. or you have a full house or apartment that needs these services, please call or email the office. We can absolutley help you out and wee will work with you on a quote. 

4. The average total cost for most students who have a 1 bedroom full of furniture (including bed, desk, dresser, night stand, lamp, office chair), boxes, plastic containers and other random items is around $600-$770. The Average total cost for students who dont have any furniture is around $300-$$450. The average total cost for a student that has a one bedroom apartment full of items including living room furniture and kitchen items, etc. or 2 students that each have a full bedroom full of furniture and item is around $800-$900 .Yes, theses rates can be cheaper or more expensive, depending on what you have. If you have a full house or apartment with 3 or more students, please call or email the office for a quote. We will work with you on a rate.

Short term storage info:

This service can be cheaper or more expensive, depending on what you have. We bring 3 of our employees and a truck to pick up and deliver your items. Please take into account this rate includes not just picking up your residence, but also drive time to our warehouse and unloading all your items from our truck, labeling, palletizing and shrink wrapping them as well. On delivery we have to pull all your items out of storage in our warehouse, take them off pallets, inventory them, re-load them onto a truck and drive them to your new address and unload them there as well. There are no extra moving fees if we pick up or deliver beyond the ground floor for this service.

  • Sign up early, We fill up for this service quickly in late July and early August. We have been over booked the past 3 summers and have had to turn students away. 
  • Mattress covers are extra and are $12 , we put them on your bed when we show up
  • We can pick up your items in once city, like Boulder, store them, and then re-deliver them to another city like Denver. No problem.
  • We bring tools to help take apart and asseemble items.
  • We don't mount TV's pictures, or mirrors on delivery.
  • The more you can be ready for us when we show up the cheaper this service will be for you.
  • Labeling all your items, repacking items and boxes, assembly or dis assembly of Ikea ifurniture and complex bed frames is an extra charge

We Offer Reasonable Rates

We get a lot of questions about our short term moving and storage pricing, but don’t worry we make it easy. You can aleways call the office or email us for a quote These services include the moving part, plus the short term storage part. For pricing please visit our storage pricing page. For other storage related questions visit our FAQ page.

Whether you're a student at Univeristy of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State Univeristy, or at the University of Denver, CSS will work with you. Contact us to get started, and relax while we take care of the heavy lifting.

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What’s Included:

  • Packing supplies like boxes, tape, markers, labels, poster tube, and storage instructions.
  • Climate controlled warehouse to store your belongings
  • 24/7 security

How It Works:

  • We deliver boxes, tape, markers, labels, poster tube, and packaging instructions to you before your move.
  • We come pick up all of the items you want stored. We can also pickup shipping items from you at the same time and ship them for you.
  • We bring mattress covers and tools with us to help take apart beds or other items apart and re-pack them.
  • We bring all your items back to our climate controlled warehouse where they are stored on pallets and shrink wrapped.
  • We deliver all your belongings to your new address on the scheduled delivery days. To learn more about pulling out your items early please visit our FAQ page. We can also reassemble items for you upon delivery for an additional fee. See reassembly pricing.

Benefits of using CSS

Looking to save time and money this year? Relax, we've got it! College 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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