Student Summer Storage Program

For students seeking storage solutions for the summer, Residential Life & Housing has partnered with Dorm Room Movers, a vendor that is available to hire. Dorm Room Movers will send boxes and tape directly to the student to pack their belongings. Their professional movers, who are insured and have passed a criminal background check, will pick up your items, store them for the summer, and deliver them back when you return to campus. Dorm Room Movers is a Better Business Bureau A+ accredited. Visit the Dorm Room Movers website to register for their service.

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Students Receiving Financial Aid

Students who receive financial aid from the college and will be enrolled in the college in the fall, continue to be eligible for financial assistance with summer storage through Dorm Room Movers once per year. The following list is covered by financial aid:

  • Program Registration Fee
  • Storage Supplies: 5 Medium Dorm Room Mover Boxes and Tape
  • Storage of up to 3 medium-sized boxes/items for the summer break
  • One Pick-up and one Delivery during free periods (defined on the Dorm Room Movers’ website)

Costs or services outside of the above list are not covered costs, including, but not limited to, shipping costs or fees, the costs of storing more than 3 items, and pick-up or delivery fees.

Dorm Room Movers is the only storage provider eligible for financial aid assistance.

The college does not provide storage of any personal belongings over the summer months in any space within the campus residences. Items left in buildings not registered with the Dorm Room Movers storage program at the end of the semester will be deemed abandoned and donated or discarded.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Included in your registration fee for Dorm Room Movers is a packing supply kit, which includes 5 of their medium-sized boxes and a roll of tape. More supplies can be purchased from Dorm Room Movers as well if you need them.

    Please refer to the Dorm Room Movers website to understand the sizes and costs associated with their supplies.

  • Yes! Once you create a login for Dorm Room Movers, you will be able to enter your unique Financial Aid coupon code to receive your covered costs. You will be required to provide a card for the company to keep on file for any storage provided above and beyond the covered costs, such as; shipping costs or fees, the costs of storing more than 3 items, pick-up or delivery fees.

  • You’re able to store as many items as you like (at a cost of course). More boxes can be bought through Dorm Room Movers and shipped to you, or you can check in with businesses in the area such as Connors Brothers, Walmart, UPS, Aubuchon Hardware, or Home Depot.

  • Of course you can! Dorm Room Movers likes to make it easy on you and will send you a kit which is included with the registration but you’re welcome to use your own boxes as well.

  • It’s more space! The boxes that are provided by Dorm Room Movers are bigger than in past years, and provide more space with just 3 boxes.

  • Students are able to store their items for the short break between the spring and summer terms. Items may not be available immediately upon return to campus, as deliveries are limited by College Reunions taking place prior to the start of Summer Housing.

    Please Note: Deliveries will occur in the first few days of Summer Housing, if you’re arriving after the first day of summer housing, please make sure to request that your items be delivered for summer. They will be placed in your summer room for your later arrival date.

    For Students Receiving Financial Aid: Financial Aid will cover the cost of storage once per summer. If you elect to store for the break between spring and summer, please be making plans for your items for the summer to fall break. Dorm Room Movers will be an available service, but financial aid will not be available to cover the cost a second time.

  • Students are able to store their items for the short break between the summer and fall terms. 

    For Students Receiving Financial Aid: Financial Aid will cover the cost of storage once per summer. If you elect to store for the break between spring and summer, please be making plans for your items for the summer to fall break. Dorm Room Movers will be an available service, but financial aid will not be available to cover the cost a second time.

  • Yes – but…
    You can store more than 3 items, but the cost of the additional items is your responsibility, and will not be covered by financial aid.

  • You’re welcome to use Dorm Room Movers to store your belongings while you’re away for a summer, semester, or year. Your items will be safe and sound while you’re away, and you will be able to schedule their delivery for your return.

    For Students Receiving Financial Aid: Students who receive financial aid from the college and will be enrolled in a future semester, are eligible for financial assistance with storage during their study away period through Dorm Room Movers. The following list is covered by financial aid:

    • Program Registration Fee
    • Storage supplies: 5 Medium Dorm Room Mover Boxes and Tape
    • Storage of up to 3 medium sized boxes/items for the time while you’re studying away
    • One Pick-up and one Delivery during free periods (defined on the Dorm Room Movers’ website)

    Costs or services outside of the above list are not covered costs, including, but not limited to; shipping costs or fees, the costs of storing more than 3 items, pick-up or delivery fees.

    Dorm Room Movers is the only storage provider eligible for financial aid assistance.

  • As a member of the Williams community, you can sign up for the services offered by Dorm Room Movers.

    For Students Receiving Financial Aid: Financial Aid will not be available while you are not enrolled in the college. Costs and fees will your direct responsibility until your return to the college.

  • Students may contract directly with local companies who provide off-site storage options, if they wish to do so. Students have typically used Connors Brothers and Greylock Storage, among others. Students who choose to do so, are responsible for all communication, coordination, contracting, and are responsible for any resulting damage caused to college property.

    Please Note: Any storage pods that are to be brought to campus must be placed in locations pre-approved by Facilities for drop-off and pick-up. 

    For Students Receiving Financial Aid: Dorm Room Movers is the only storage provider eligible for financial aid assistance.