Cornell University Student Storage - Ithaca, NY

FREE box delivery to Cornell

FREE box delivery to Cornell

Storage specialists pickup your items

Storage specialists pickup your items

Storage near Cornell

Storage near Cornell

Delivery of stored items

Delivery of stored items

Cornell Summer Storage

With over 14,000 undergraduates traveling from dozens of countries and all 50 states Cornell students benefit from convenient and affordable summer storage options available through OnDemand Storage. OnDemand Storage provides our storage with pickup service to Cornell students whether they live in North Campus, West Campus, Collegetown, or even off campus. Our service includes free delivery of boxes to central locations on campus. We'll then meet you curbside or in your room and provide storage pickup. Next, we'll securely store and then re-deliver your belongings when you return to Cornell. 

Studying Abroad at Cornell

Did you know that 1/10 students travel abroad at any given time? Chances are at some point during your four years at Cornell you'll enroll in study abroad program. Before you leave there is a never-ending checklist of menial tasks and loose ends that need to be tied. One item that should make your list is storage of your residence hall belongings. While its probably far from top of mind it is important and something that should be planned on. Use OnDemand Storage when you travel abroad, we promise to take great care of your belongings while they're stowed in our secure storage in Ithaca, NY


Affordable Storage Price for Cornell University Students

*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, Cornell students must go through the 5-step sign up process to give the details of their storage pickup. Next, youll have the opportunity to upload items into your virtual unit. You NOT have to upload photos, rather it is a perk to help you remember what you put into storage!

Does ODS Distribute Packing Materials?

Yes! Not only do we hand out packing materials the ODS Box is FREE to students who are currently signed up for storage. You may also sign up for our service on-site at box pickups. ODS Box days occur 1-2 weeks before classes and will be updated on the calendar and throughout the sign up process. 

Can I use my own packing materials?

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

How long can I store my stuff for?

At Cornell University, OnDemand Storage offers summer storage, which goes from the last day of finals until move in. We also, have options for abroad storage. Please call to learn more!

When can I get my stuff back?

Students at Cornell using OnDemand Storage may get their stuff back when they move back to school. Our re-delivery dates coincide with the school scheduled move in dates. For special circumstances and delivery please call ahead to ensure dates are available.

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

Cornell 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


Cornell 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.  


Cornell Fun Facts
  • Cornell has 245,000 living Alumni and 14 of them are Billionaires
  • Cornell was founded by Ezra Cornell
  • Cornell is non-sectarian and has never denied entry based of religion or race
  • The Big Red compete in Ivy League and ECAC (Hockey) for their NCAA D1 sports
  • Bill Nye, "The Science Guy" attended Cornell