Boston University Student Storage - Boston, MA

Free box delivery to BU

Free box delivery to BU

Professionals pickup your stuff

Professionals pickup your stuff

Climate controlled storage near BU

Climate controlled storage near BU

Delivery of stored items

Delivery of stored items

Boston University Summer Storage

Our Boston University Summer Storage program is our most popular program at the school.  At the beginning of May when the pressure is on to perform in the classroom, there are many less important things that can distract you from acing finals; summer storage is one of them so we'll take care of it whether you live on or off campus. Boston University has one of the largest populations of international students in America. ODS has extensive experience working with international students and we can provide shipping to and from your home country as well!

Boston University Study Abroad Storage

Many students who travel abroad claim it is the best semester of their college career and we don't doubt them! We aim to make your travels stress-free by storing your dorm or apartment stuff while you're gone. Boston University is one of the most prestigious research universities in the world. Students are routinely studying and researching abroad. We'll take care of your belongings while you're gone, with ODS you can focus on the things that matter and we'll take care of the things that cause clutter in your life - and your dorm! Your items will be safe in Boston, MA.


OnDemand Storage Prices at Boston University in Boston, MA

*prices listed denote cost for a 4 month period: summer, fall, or spring semester*

Per Item/ Whole Summer


Ironing Board


Step Ladder

Small Rug


Laptop Bag

Shoe Box

Per Item/ Whole Summer

Small Bins

Cube Fridge

Small Mirror

Duffle Bag


End Table

Plastic Drawers

Laundry Basket

Per Item/ Whole Summer

Clothes Bin

Clothes Rack

Mini Fridge

Mattress Topper


Large Suitcase

TV < 35"

Standing Lamp

Extra Large
Per Item/ Whole Summer

Large Bin


Office Chair


TV > 35"

Coffee Table

Large Rug



How do I sign Up?

Easy! Click on one of the large, yellow, sign up buttons to get started. First, you'll create an account. Next, you'll select days to have boxes delivered to you as well as a day for your items to be picked up and brought to storage!

Can I use my own packing materials?

Sure! ODS Boxes are great; but if you want to use your own packing materials you can. 

Does ODS Distribute Packing Materials?

Yes! Not only do we hand out packing materials the ODS Box is the largest box (24" x 18" x 18") in student storage. The ODS Box is a beast and can fit tons of stuff in it. On ODS Box Day we will be on campus in select locations handing out boxes, tape, mattress bags, etc. As long as you are signed up for a pickup date/time the boxes are free. Other materials may have additional charges at certain locations. 

ODS Box Day time/locations can be found on the Boston University student storage calendar and scheduled during the sign-up process.  The calendar is updated in real time and always up to date. Check it out!

If an ODS Box Day does not work with your schedule please reach an associate at 781-499-5330 and we can find a time that does. 

At BU, our storage box delivery dates will take place in the last week of April or early May. Check the student storage calendar to confirm!

How long can I store my stuff for?

You can store your stuff for as long as you'd like. The prices listed on the page are a one time cost per semester period. A semester period in ODS terms is a 3-4 month period that includes one of the following: spring, summer, or fall semester. If you want to store for 2 periods (i.e. traveling abroad from January - September) the cost will be 2x the listed prices. If you're an international student at BU we can store your stuff for as long as you need - we can also ship your belongings anywhere in the world via DHL for a 40% discount!

When can I get my stuff back?

This depends on where you go to school! At some locations we have the ability to return items at any time while at others we will complete pickups and/or returns at the beginning and end of semester. If you're curious to learn more about your specific situation feel free to call ODS as 781-499-5330!

At Boston University, you'll have access to your items whenever you want since BU is so close to our company HQ. If you come back during the middle of summer. Give us a call ahead of time to arrange a delivery!

Can I get Insurance?

Yes! We take pride in providing top notch service and taking care of your belongings. In the unlikely event something happens to one of your items you'll have the chance to purchase additional insurance during the sign out process. 

$10 for $100 coverage

$25 for $250 coverage

$50 for $500 coverage

Storage rules

We hate to ruin the fun but we do have some rules...

  • Boxes over 45lbs are subject to additional fees
  • Missed pickup times are $100
  • Special pickup/delivery outside of offered windows - case by case
  • No liquids
  • Mattresses must be bagged 
  • No loose items 
  • No trundle beds 
  • Couches and futons in select markets only

Boston University Storage Calendar

The storage calendar provides relevant information regarding ODS Box Days, regularly scheduled pickup days, and re-delivery days. If you need boxes delivered or your items picked up on a day that is not marked on the calendar you should call 781-499-5330 as you will have to sign up over the phone. 

During ODS Box Days OnDemand Storage crew members will strategically park trucks on campus and distribute packing materials including boxes, mattress bags, etc. OnDemand Storage trucks will be parked in trim lot to distribute materials on the designated days, typically 1-2 weeks before storage pickup days begin.  

Boston University Residence Hall and Off Campus Pickup Days: 

  • 5/7/12 - 5/12/2018

Boston University Fun Facts
  • Boston University was founded in 1839 
  • BU is ranked as the #37 university in the United States
  • The Boston University Bridge is the only spot in the United States where a train can fly over a car that is driving over a train
  • Harry Aggannis, who the Agganis Arena is named after, was a great multisport athlete, who played for the Red Sox. His life was cut short due to disease. 
  • The Coit Observatory is open tot he public on Wednesday nights. You can go in an see many different constellations in the night sky!
  • BU's mascot, Rhett,  got his name from a Gone With the Wind quote referencing Scarlett, which is Boston University's color!