Summer Storage

Summer storage is offered to current students living on campus during finals week of spring term who have reserved a space in the residence halls for the next academic year. Students are provided 20 cubic feet of storage for free in a locked and fully enclosed space. Additional storage will be charged $45 per 20 cubic feet. Individuals wishing to store items in summer storage will sign up on My Housing in the spring.

Dates and Time

Summer Storage Box Pick Up

  • Monday, June 4–Friday, June 8, at the Global Scholars Hall Service Center

Summer Storage Drop Off

  • Monday, June 11–Wednesday, June 13 | 2:00–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 14–Friday, June 15 | noon–6:00 p.m.

Summer Storage Pick Up

  • Thursday, September 20–Sunday, September 23 | 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Storage Requirements

Loose items must be packed in boxes that can be sealed and affixed with a label. We provide labels for all items and up to four large boxes which equal the provided 20 cubic feet. As a precaution against any item that may cause a fire, leak, corrode, attract pests, or decompose over the length of storage, all boxes will be inspected when they are dropped off for storage. If your box does not meet our size requirement, you may be asked to repack for proper storage. Please leave your boxes unsealed at the time of drop off. Our staff will seal the boxes after inspection. 

Boxes and items must be individually labeled as follows:

  • Loose items packed in boxes, sealed, and affixed with a label with name, UOID #, and contact number.
  • Large items (bicycles, chairs, refriegerators, etc.) must be affixed with a label with your name, UOID #, and contact number.
  • You will verify inventory for the number of items or boxes stored.

Bring your UO ID card and match the provided labels on your personal property.

Items Restrictions

The intent of summer storage is to store household and personal items allowed while residing in University Housing. Because summer storage is enclosed, locked, and not inspected daily, we must take precautions against any item that may cause a fire, leak, corrode, attract pests, or decompose over the length of storage. Hazardous materials, housing-restricted items, and perishable items will not be accepted. This includes common chemicals and products such as perfume, nail polish, nail polish remover, glue, bleach, liquid cleaners, loose batteries, aerosol containers, food items, and plants. For a complete list of housing-restricted items, please refer to your Residence Hall Contract.

Because our storage space is limited, we do not allow returning residents to store items for other students. Residents are only allowed their personal items and any additional items may be refused or charged to your account at an additional cost.

Storage Items

You are allowed to store the following items at no cost:

  • 4 boxes totaling 20 cubic feet (pick up from the Global Scholars Hall Housing Service Center)
  • 1 bike
  • 1 refrigerator
  • 1 rug

Additional Items

Any of the following items that are not included in the above items and do not fit within the 20 cubic feet of allotted boxes may be store for a $45 charge:

  • Additional boxes
  • TV—Must be in box or have protective wrapping
  • Desk chair
  • Mirror—Must be in box or have protective wrapping

Access and Security

In order to maintain the best possible security, once the summer storage room locks it will not be opened again until the residence halls open for fall term. This means that residents will not be able to pick up items during the summer, so please pack carefully. Keep in mind, stored boxes or luggage must be locked or securely wrapped and tied.

Although every security effort will be made, University Housing and the University of Oregon will not be responsible for items lost, stolen, or damaged while in storage. Students should carry insurance on the stored items for their protection. Please verify if your current insurance coverage applies to your stored items. Items of special value should not be stored with University Housing during the summer.

Items Left Behind

University Housing will hold unclaimed items from summer storage through fall term for students to collect by appointment. If the items are unclaimed at the end of fall term, University Housing will dispose of the abandoned property.