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Collegeboxes School of the Month: University of California, Berkeley 

UC Berkely

As the leading student storage and shipping provider in the U.S., Collegeboxes has a deep understanding of the various universities we serve. We are proud to showcase one of the more than 350 schools we serve each month, and for February 2023, the spotlight is on the University of California, Berkeley

Interested in your school becoming a partner with Collegeboxes? Find out more by visiting our partnership page.  

Where is UC Berkeley Located? 

The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) is a public research university in Berkeley, California. It was founded in 1868 and is the flagship institution of the University of California system, which includes 10 campuses. UC Berkeley is the founding campus of the UC system. 

The campus spans over 1,200 acres and includes more than 300 buildings, many of which are designed in the distinctive Beaux-Arts architectural style. Notable landmarks on campus include the Campanile, a 307-foot clock tower, and the Sather Gate, a grand entrance to the campus. 

What is UC Berkeley Known For? 

UC Berkeley has a reputation for academic excellence and is consistently ranked among the top public universities in both the United States and the world. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines, including science, engineering, humanities, social sciences, business, and law. 

UC Berkeley is home to many distinguished faculty members, including Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, MacArthur Fellows, and National Academy members. Its research enterprise is extensive, covering a broad range of topics that include the environment, energy, health, social justice, and technology. 

The university is also known for its vibrant student life, with over 1,000 student organizations and numerous athletic teams. The Cal Bears (as the teams are known) compete in Division I NCAA athletics and have a storied history, particularly in football and basketball. 

UC Berkeley has a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strives to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all members of its community. It has a large and diverse student body, with over 42,000 students from all 50 states and over 100 countries. 

Overall, UC Berkeley is a world-renowned institution with a rich history and a commitment to excellence in education, research, and public service. 

UC Berkeley Storage and Shipping Solutions from Collegeboxes 

As the #1 student storage and shipping provider in the U.S., we’re excited to have UC Berkeley on board as one of the 350+ schools we serve. Students take advantage of our Shipping and Storage services, where belongings are stored nearby in a clean, dry U-Haul storage facility. 

If you’re living far from campus, Collegeboxes offers Ship to School and Direct Shipping services, making the transition to UC Berkeley as convenient as possible. All you need to do is pack your belongings and ship them to us, and we’ll take care of the rest, delivering them right to you when you arrive on campus. 

Direct Shipping offers an easy and affordable solution for college students to move to and from school. Our streamlined shipping process ensures that your belongings are transported from point A to point B without any need for storage. Simply pack your items and FedEx will collect them from your home or mailroom to deliver them to your destination. 

International Shipping to UC Berkeley 

Considering UC Berkley’s substantial number of international students, convenient and affordable international moving solutions are important. Simply fill out our international shipping form to receive a free quote for the price of shipping your items to and from UC Berkley.  

You can also take advantage of our Collegeboxes Supply Kit, which includes all the packing supplies you’ll need to move into your dorm in the fall or move back home for the summer. This kit includes five double-walled boxes, packing tape, zip ties, shipping pouches, and more.  

If you’re a present or future UC Berkeley Golden Bear, see what Collegeboxes can do to make the college moving process easier for you. Sign up today at collegeboxes.com!