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. 

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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

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

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
Sat. Aug 17, 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM FREE Sat. Aug 03, 2024 With the assistance of SAIC's Residence Life Office your items will be delivered to your dorm room prior to student move-in. Buckingham and Jones
Sun. Aug 18, 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM FREE Sat. Aug 03, 2024 With the assistance of SAIC's Residence Life Office your items will be delivered to your dorm room prior to student move-in. 162 N State Street

Need a different date for pickup or delivery? Contact us for service options.

Need an off campus pick up or delivery? Contact us for service options.

Ship to School

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
Fri. Aug 23, 2024 Free With the assistance of SAIC's Residence Life Office your items will be delivered to your dorm room prior to student move-in. Buckingham and Jones
Fri. Aug 23, 2024 Free With the assistance of SAIC's Residence Life Office your items will be delivered to your dorm room prior to student move-in. 162 N State Street

Delivery Dates

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

Date Time Delivery Fee
Sat. August 24, 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM FREE Off Campus delivery. Free delivery to off campus address under 2 miles from campus. Student must be present for delivery. If you don't see your address listed, text us at: 781-428-4262

Need a different date for pickup or delivery? Contact us for service options.

Need an off campus pick up or delivery? Contact us for service options.

Storage and Shipping

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

Direct Shipping

Sign Up
EXCLUDES: In-Room Pick Up

Learn More

Service Details

How It Works

How It Works

What’s Included

Pickup from campus (June)
Storage of the container
A lock

$1,000 coverage
Delivery back to campus
A dozen storage pads

On-Campus Drop Locations and Dates

U-Box On-Campus Drop Location Map:

U-Box® Containers

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
Sat. Aug 17, 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM FREE Sat. Aug 03, 2024 With the assistance of SAIC's Residence Life Office your items will be delivered to your dorm room prior to student move-in. Buckingham and Jones
Sun. Aug 18, 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM FREE Sat. Aug 03, 2024 With the assistance of SAIC's Residence Life Office your items will be delivered to your dorm room prior to student move-in. 162 N State Street

Need a different date for pickup or delivery? Contact us for service options.

Need an off campus pick up or delivery? Contact us for service options.

Ship to School

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
Fri. Aug 23, 2024 Free With the assistance of SAIC's Residence Life Office your items will be delivered to your dorm room prior to student move-in. Buckingham and Jones
Fri. Aug 23, 2024 Free With the assistance of SAIC's Residence Life Office your items will be delivered to your dorm room prior to student move-in. 162 N State Street

Delivery Dates

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

Date Time Delivery Fee
Sat. August 24, 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM FREE Off Campus delivery. Free delivery to off campus address under 2 miles from campus. Student must be present for delivery. If you don't see your address listed, text us at: 781-428-4262

Need a different date for pickup or delivery? Contact us for service options.

Need an off campus pick up or delivery? Contact us for service options.

Storage and Shipping

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

Direct Shipping

Sign Up
EXCLUDES: In-Room Pick Up

Learn More

Service Details

How It Works

How It Works

What’s Included

Pickup from campus (June)
Storage of the container
A lock
$1,000 coverage
Delivery back to campus
A dozen storage pads

On-Campus Drop Locations and Dates

U-Box On-Campus Drop Location Map:

U-Box® Containers

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 School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)?

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

Where will you pick up my belongings?

At School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), we offer a convenient service where we retrieve your belongings directly from your dorm room. Access to the dorms will be provided by the SAIC Housing Office after students have left campus.

What types of services does Collegeboxes provide School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)?

At School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Collegeboxes provides convenient pickup after move-out and pre-arrival delivery. Just pack your belongings, and we'll take care of the rest.

What is pre-arrival delivery?

Collegeboxes works directly with SAIC 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.

Where are my belongings stored?

Your belongings are stored locally at U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Loop Located at 500 W Cermak Road, Chicago, IL 60616. The storage facility is located near the intersection of W Cermak Road and S Lumber Street, just a short distance away from the McCormick Place convention center. This central location is ideal for School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) student storage.

How far the storage facility from School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)?

U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Loop is just over 2 miles from School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). To get there from campus, travel South on S Emerald Ave, left on W Cermak Rd and you will find the storage facility on the left side of W Cermak Rd.

Can I access my belongings while they’re in storage near School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)?

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

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.

What storage amenities are available at U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Loop?

U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Loop offers indoor climate-controlled units, and secure individually alarmed storage rooms. You can also purchase a wide variety of packing supplies here. Whether its boxes, packing tape, bubble cushion wrap or any other type of packing material, U-Haul has everything you need.

Collegeboxes Supply Kit

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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
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