Student Storage at Columbia University -Upper Manhattan, NY

Free box delivery to Columbia

Free box delivery to Columbia

Storage specialists pickup your stuff

Storage specialists pickup your stuff

Storage near Columbia

Storage near Columbia

Delivery of stored items

Delivery of stored items

Summer Storage at Columbia University

Columbia University, an Ivy League institution located in New York, New York educates over 28,000 students. Known for its off-the-charts diversity Columbia has almost 9,000 international students from over 50 different countries. Columbia University in the City of New York is also knows for its highly competitive academics send students around the world for internship, job, and educational opportunities. Many students travel long distances every summer to and from Columbia, OnDemand Storage streamlines travel because we'll store all the things that do not need to make the trip(s) with you. Our Summer Storage program has the best customer service and most affordable prices, crafted specifically for students that need summer storage. We service both on and off campus student at Columbia. 

Columbia University Global Studies Program Storage

With a strong focus on diversity, Columbia University encourages students to study abroad to learn about different cultures, explore new lands, and get to know local natives of different nations. Despite being located in New York, New York students often opt to partake in the Columbia U. global studies program because of the high praise it recieves. As you're preparing to travel, part of checklist is to terminate your contract with housing. While it seems minute, be sure to schedule a pickup of your belongings in your residence hall so they can be stored until you're back. Otherwise, you'll have to arrange for you or your family to transport the items home where they'll cause extra clutter. OnDemand has the lowest prices and most convenient student storage solution. 


The Best Student Storage Prices in NYC

*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?

Select the yellow "Sign Up" button. You will then be prompted to go through the 5-step student storage sign up process ODS has created. It was designed with students in mind so it gets all the info we need!

Does ODS Distribute Packing Materials?

Yes! ODS has the most convenient storage supply handout at Columbia. We set up strategic locations on campus and to handout boxes, mattress bags, etc. As classes are winding down we'll post the locations so you can select which location you would like to receive your packing materials at Columbia. You can expect supply handouts to take place about 1-2 weeks before classes end. 

Can I get Insurance?

Yes! Columbia University Students can get the following storage insurance policies: 

$10 for $100

$25 for $250

$50 for $500

Can I use my own packing materials?

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

What's the cost?

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. 

All items are priced per-item so you're in charge of the cost of your student storage. We want you to feel comfortable with the cost! 

When can I get my stuff back?

At Columbia, summer storage returns will coincide with school designated move-in days. Students do not have the ability to get items back in the middle of the summer, rather the service encompasses the whole summer! If you have a special situation, please let us know and we will try our best to help you. 

Does ODS pickup off campus?

Yes! ODS provides both on campus & off campus pickups. However, the available dates times can differ. 


Storage with pickup at Columbia 

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.  


Columbia U. Fun Facts
  • The actual name is: Columbia University in the City of New York
  • It was established as King's College in 1784
  • 28% of the student body is born outside the United States
  • 10-15% of students are involved in Greek Life
  • Mayor Bloomberg has donated over $6.7M to entrepreneurial programs that partner with the school