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How to Choose the Best Collegeboxes Service for You

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Moving to college can be pricey, time-consuming, and tiring. But you don’t have to do it alone! With Collegeboxes, you can get access to affordable storage, strong supplies, and moving help for move-in and move-out days. 

Collegeboxes has been the leading student storage and moving service for over 20 years. The only way we’ve been able to do so is by constantly expanding and improving our services! But with our constantly growing catalogue of perks, it can be hard to decide which one is the perfect fit for you.  

Here’s a cheat-sheet to all of Collegeboxes’ services, as well as how they can make your life easier.

Girl leaning on a stack of 3 Collegeboxes

Summer Storage 

Collegeboxes started off as a summer storage project and it remains our most popular service to this day! Instead of having to drag all your stuff between the dorms and your parent’s house, you can just leave it with us. We only charge per item, and prices start at a low $13 per month!


Speaking of school, moving back can be a total hassle. But Collegeboxes can handle that, too. With our Ship-to-School program, we can deliver all your belongings right to your dorm room. The only work you need to do is pack everything up! 

College Shipping 

Don’t have enough room in your car to bring everything home? No problem! Collegeboxes can ship your stuff anywhere in the world. And in the meantime, we keep it safe in a state-of-the-art U-Haul facility until it’s time to ship. Here’s a breakdown of the process.

Now that we covered our top 3 services, we can break down some other ways Collegeboxes can help make moving easier! 

High-Quality Materials 

Collegeboxes isn’t just a service, it’s also a box! And not only that, but it’s also sturdy enough to be used time-and-time again. You can even use them for some cool dorm room DIY projects, like more storage or even a nifty new shoe rack. 

Collegeboxes are designed to be strong enough to hold over 100lbs worth of stuff. This means that your items are less likely to be damaged in transit. Looking for more tips on how to protect your belongings? You’ll need to read this

Collegeboxes Signature Kit

The Collegeboxes Supply Kit is a moving kit specifically designed for college students. It includes:

  • 5 double-walled boxes
  • 1 bonus box
  • 1 permanent marker  
  • 1 roll of U-Haul packaging tape 
  • 10 FedEx label pouches  
  • 5 zipties
  • 2 Collegeboxes Luggage Tags


If you decide to store your stuff with Collegeboxes over the summer, you can always just swing by and pick everything up on your way back to school. All we ask is that you let us know 72 hours in advance. This helps us make sure everything will be ready when you come to pick it up. 


One of the best ways to work with Collegeboxes is through the free U-Haul app! And as an added bonus, you get access to our brand new My Belongings Organizer tool. This is a nifty program made to help you keep track of all your stuff, no matter where you choose to store it. Sounds right up your alley? Here’s a quick video on how it works: 

How Collegeboxes Can Serve Your School 

Collegeboxes wouldn’t be where it is today if we didn’t have the partnership with our network of schools. And with our muscle on moving days, we’re a fan-favorite among RAs and housing officers, too.

Want to learn how your school can partner with us? Head over here!

Let’s Get the Party Started!

Don’t get dragged down by the hassle of moving, let Collegeboxes handle the hard part. That way you’ll have more time to explore, have fun, and prepare for the upcoming semester. Start college off on the right foot, with Collegeboxes.

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