School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
College Storage and Shipping Services

For students at School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), storage and shipping with Collegeboxes makes college moving simple. Whether you’re moving home for summer, moving back to school, or getting ready for a semester abroad, Collegeboxes has all the services you need. 

Storage and Shipping

Storage and Shipping


Ideal for moving home for the summer or after any semester
Includes in-room pickup, storage, and/or shipping - any combination
We deliver to your dorm room when you return

How It Works

How It Works

What’s Included

Free Pick up & Delivery Dates
Shipping Home
Declared Valuation Protection

Secure Climate-controlled Storage
Professional Movers
Online Account Management

Pre-Arrival Delivery Dates

Delivery to room before you arrive! Special delivery scheduled with your school's housing office, where your items are waiting in your room when you arrive on campus.

Delivered By Delivery Fee
Mon. Aug 21, 2023 FREE Before Move In - Boxes locked in your room when you arrive. Jones and Buckingham
Tue. Aug 22, 2023 FREE Before Move In - Boxes locked in your room when arrive. 162 N State Street

Delivery Dates

Delivery made to your room after you have arrived on campus.

Date Time Delivery Fee
Sat. Aug 26, 2023 9AM-4PM FREE Off Campus Delivery up to 2 miles from campus - Contact us to have your address added for delivery.
*Special pickup/delivery fee is $475 and up. Or Self-drop off/pick up at our facility. Advanced scheduling is required.
Need a different date? Contact us for service options.
Ship to School

Ship to School


Great for moving to school or transferring schools
Includes FedEx pickup, shipping, and temporary storage
Items are stored near campus until you arrive at school

How It Works

How It Works

What’s Included

FedEx Pick Up at Your Address
Free Delivery Dates
Professional Movers
Online Account Management

Shipping to Our Facility
Secure Climate Controlled Storage
Declared Valuation Protection

Delivery Dates

Delivery made to your room after you have arrived on campus.

Date Time Delivery Fee Sign Up By
Mon. Aug 21, 2023 9 am - 5 pm Free Mon. Aug 07, 2023 Before Move In - Boxes locked in your room when you arrive. Jones and Buckingham
Tue. Aug 22, 2023 9 am - 5 pm Free Mon. Aug 07, 2023 Before Move In - Boxes locked in your room when you arrive. 162 N State Street
*Special pickup/delivery fee is $475 and up. Or Self-drop off/pick up at our facility. Advanced scheduling is required.
Need a different date? Contact us for service options.
Direct Shipping

Direct Shipping


Ideal when all you need is shipping
Great for students living off campus and in apartments
FedEx picks up and ships items home or to school
Does not include storage or in-room pickup

How It Works

How It Works

What’s Included

Free FedEx Pickup at Your Address
Declared Valuation Protection

Shipping to Your Destination
Online Account Management

Sign Up
EXCLUDES: In-Room Pick Up

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Service Details

Storage and Shipping

Storage and Shipping

  • Ideal for moving home for the summer or after any semester
  • Includes in-room pickup, storage, and/or shipping - any combination
  • We deliver to your dorm room when you return

How It Works

How It Works

What’s Included

Free Pick up & Delivery Dates
Shipping Home
Declared Valuation Protection
Secure Climate-controlled Storage
Professional Movers
Online Account Management

Pre-Arrival Delivery Dates

Delivery to room before you arrive! Special delivery scheduled with your school's housing office, where your items are waiting in your room when you arrive on campus.

Mon. Aug 21, 2023

Fee: FREE
Before Move In - Boxes locked in your room when you arrive. Jones and Buckingham

Tue. Aug 22, 2023

Fee: FREE
Before Move In - Boxes locked in your room when arrive. 162 N State Street

Delivery Dates

Delivery made to your room after you have arrived on campus.

Sat. Aug 26, 2023

Time: 9AM-4PM
Fee: FREE
Off Campus Delivery up to 2 miles from campus - Contact us to have your address added for delivery.
*Special pickup/delivery fee is $475 and up. Or Self-drop off/pick up at our facility. Advanced scheduling is required.
Need a different date for pickup or delivery?
Contact us for service options.
Ship to School

Ship to School

  • Great for moving to school or transferring schools
  • Includes FedEx pickup, shipping, and temporary storage
  • Items are stored near campus until you arrive at school

How It Works

How It Works

What’s Included

FedEx Pick Up at Your Address
Free Delivery Dates
Professional Movers
Online Account Management
Shipping to Our Facility
Secure Climate Controlled Storage
Declared Valuation Protection

Delivery Dates

Delivery made to your room after you have arrived on campus.

Mon. Aug 21, 2023

Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Fee: Free
Sign Up By: Mon. Aug 07, 2023
Before Move In - Boxes locked in your room when you arrive. Jones and Buckingham

Tue. Aug 22, 2023

Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Fee: Free
Sign Up By: Mon. Aug 07, 2023
Before Move In - Boxes locked in your room when you arrive. 162 N State Street
*Special pickup/delivery fee is $475 and up. Or Self-drop off/pick up at our facility. Advanced scheduling is required.
Need a different date for pickup or delivery?
Contact us for service options.
Direct Shipping

Direct Shipping

  • Ideal when all you need is shipping
  • Great for students living off campus and in apartments
  • FedEx picks up and ships items home or to school
  • Does not include storage or in-room pickup
Sign Up EXCLUDES: In-Room Pick Up

How It Works

How It Works

What’s Included

Free FedEx Pickup at Your Address
Declared Valuation Protection
Shipping to Your Destination
Online Account Management

Belongings Stored Locally Near Campus

U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Loop


500 W Cermak Road, Chicago, IL 60616

SAIC Student Storage FAQs

What relationship does Collegeboxes have with SAIC?

Collegeboxes has partnered with SAIC for over 10 years. This relationship provides students with the best possible moving experience at SAIC including pick up after move-out and delivery before move-in.

Where will you pick up my belongings?

At SAIC, we will pick up your belongings right from your dorm room. You do not need to be present for pick up. Simply leave your packed belongings in your room when you leave campus. Your Residence Life office will provide us with access to your dorm room to collect your items.

What is pre-arrival delivery?

Collegeboxes works directly with the SAIC Residence Life Office to deliver items to student rooms before they return to campus. When students arrive, their items are already waiting for them, allowing them to get settled in quickly and start enjoying their college experience.

Can I access my belongings while they’re in storage near SAIC?

Yes, you can access your belongings during normal business hours, but we require that you let us know at least three business days in advance so we can get your summer storage items prepared for pick up.

Where are my belongings stored?

Your belongings are stored locally at U-Haul Moving & Storage at 500 W Cermak Road, Chicago. The storage facility is across from Jefferson Square and 88 Marketplace. This central location is ideal for SAIC student storage.

How far is the storage facility from SAIC

U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Loop in Chicago is just under 3 miles from SAIC. To get there from campus, take S Clark St and W 18th St to S Lumber St. Turn right onto S Lumber St. U-Haul will be on the left.

What are the storage facility’s business hours?

U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Loop is open Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Collegeboxes Supply Kit

Student Starter Kit

The Collegeboxes Signature Supply Kit ships to you and includes everything you need for only $39.99 (plus tax).

The Kit includes:

5 double-walled boxes (24” x 16” x 18”)
1 roll of U-Haul Packaging / Mailing Tape
5 zip ties
1 bonus box (36” x 24” x 7”)
1 permanent marker
10 FedEx label pouches
Student Starter Kit
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