Boston University

Winter 2020 Move-Out
Shipping & Storage Procedures



For BU Students that have been Released from their Spring 2021 RLA

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 epidemic, Boston University will be covering the cost of either Shipping your belongings home (domestic only) through The UPS Store or storing your belongings with The UPS Store until Fall 2021.

Please read the following specific details from Boston University:

Shipping:
If you cannot take all of your personal belongings with you, BU Housing has made arrangements with The UPS Store to provide shipping (continental U.S. only) at no cost if you pack all of your belongings.

A standard sized UPS shipping box (18”x18”x18”) will be used as designated by The UPS Store. Packing boxes and tape have been placed in the Residence Life offices across campus and can be picked up during regular office hours. You may also pick up free shipping and storage boxes from the UPS Store at 1089 Commonwealth Avenue.

Please label your packed and sealed boxes with your name and BUID number and a note if you want your items stored or shipped. An account with the The UPS Store is required – please click here to set up your The UPS Store account.

Please note that BU is unable to ship large or oversized items that do not fit in the standard sized shipping box (18”x18”x18”). These large or oversized items will be placed in storage with the UPS Store at no cost until September 15, 2021.

Storage:
For students that wish to store their belongings, BU will cover the storage cost until the Fall 2021 for students who have been released from their Spring 2021 RLA.

Students will need to request a storage pickup Date & Time at least 3 days in advance. To request your pickup, please Click Here to login to your student portal and request your storage.

The UPS Store will be providing free storage pickups to BU students living on campus. Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, social distancing rules, and for the safety of both you and our delivery employees, we are only offering curbside pickup this Winter.


For BU Students living Off Campus

BU students that are living in off campus housing will need to request a storage pickup Date & Time at least 3 days in advance. To request your pickup, please Click Here to login to your student portal and request your storage.

Students living off campus who are Storing with The UPS Store can pickup free storage boxes at The UPS Store at 1089 Commonwealth Ave. Students may also request a storage box delivery by emailing our Support Desk at support@packstoreship.com.

Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, social distancing rules, and for the safety of both you and our delivery employees, we are only offering curbside pickup this Winter. In addition, there will be a fee of $29.99 for all off campus storage or shipping pickups.


For Students who currently have belongings in storage with The UPS Store you have the following two options:

Option 1: Students may request to have their items in storage shipped home to them. BU Housing has made arrangements with The UPS Store to provide shipping (continental U.S. only) at no cost

Please note that BU is unable to ship large or oversized items that do not fit in the standard sized shipping box (18”x18”x18”). These large or oversized items will continue to be stored with the UPS Store at no cost until September 15, 2021.

To request your storage to be shipped, please email Support Desk at support@packstoreship.com and request your items to be shipped. Please include your complete shipping address and your current phone number.

Option 2: Students may extend their storage contract until the Fall 2021 Semester.

BU Housing has made arrangements with The UPS Store to provide this extended storage service at no cost

Thank You!!......The UPS Store Storage Team


Date & Time
Closest The UPS Store Location The UPS Store - Boston University
1089 Commonwealth Ave

Phone:617-254-7173
store0983@theupsstore.com

The UPS Store Hours:
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm

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For questions, please email our
help desk at:

support@packstoreship.com