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January 31, 2018


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Storage for John Hopkins University Students

Living in a college dorm is quite an adjustment. Dorm rooms have limited space for one person, but add a roommate and you can be a sharing space that could be less than 300 square feet! That leaves very little storage space for you as a student. A great storage idea for John Hopkins University students would be to consider renting a self storage unit. Placing dormitory or school apartment items in storage is also a great idea for John Hopkins University students and facility that are traveling out of the country for the semester or the school year. This will reduce the stress of moving belongings to and from home when you are not on campus. Most self storage facilities offer month-to-month rentals that are perfect for college student storage and the college student budget. ezStorage has student storage solutions to help you store the larger items that you do not have space for in your dorm room. Storing your personal belongings in a self storage unit gives you piece of mind that your belongings are safe and secure.

Renting a storage unit for John Hopkins students and faculty is easy and quick. The hardest part of the process is actually packing the belongings for storage! There are certain items that can easily be placed stored at a facility near John Hopkins University in Baltimore. These items would include linens, pillows, comforter, dinnerware, pots and pans, books, winter clothes and furniture such as couches, dressers, mattresses or tables.

John Hopkins University Storage Solutions

ezStorage has two facilities that are just minutes away from John Hopkins University. The Charles Village storage facility in Baltimore is just a four minute drive from the campus. The Ruxton/Pikesville/Mt. Washington storage facility in Baltimore is a thirteen minute drive from John Hopkins University. All of the facilities are also accessible by public transportation via MTA (Maryland Transit Administration) light rail or bus.

John Hopkins University

John Hopkins University is a private research university in Baltimore. It was founded in 1876 as the first American research university by its benefactor, John Hopkins. Hopkins donated $7 million to establish the university as well as John Hopkins Hospital. John Hopkins has 5 campuses for different educational focuses in Baltimore and Washington D.C. It was ranked 11th best university by U. S News Global University Rankings. The John Hopkins School of Medicine is continuously ranked as the top five medical schools in the United States. The John Hopkins University Press, the publishing division of John Hopkins University was founded in 1878 and is the oldest continuously running university press in the United States. Each spring, John Hopkins University sponsors the John Hopkins Spring Fair, a carnival for the community and students to celebrate spring and the end of the school year. Currently, there are nearly 20,000 students with 6,000 undergrad and 14,000 grad students.

John Hopkins University has 5 campuses in the Baltimore area. The main campus is in Homewood, which is home to the School of Arts & Sciences, Education and Engineering. The East Baltimore campus is focused for on medicine with the School of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health. The Downtown Baltimore campus is home to the Peabody Institute and the School of Business. The Washington D.C. campus is for the School of Advanced International Studies. The Laurel, Maryland location is for the Applied Physics Laboratory. Gilman Hall, built in 1915, is the flagship building on the Homewood campus.

Freshman and sophomores are required to live on campus in the various residences halls on campus. Freshman housing is in the Freshman Quad, a complex of three resident halls called the Alumni Memorial Residences. There are also apartments and resident areas in McCoy Hall and Wolman Hall. The university has also bought property around the school for student housing and dorms outside of campus. These are called the Charles Village Project, which are a block away from the Homewood campus.

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What size home are you storing?

1 Bedroom Apartment

2 Bedroom Apartment

2-3 Bedroom House

4+ Bedroom House

Single Dorm Room

Studio Apartment

5x5 locker

5' x 5' (25 sq ft) (Locker)

Half the height of our standard 5' x 5', our lockers will hold personal items, clothes boxes, business records and sale rep materials. This is our smallest storage unit. Available at most locations.

5x5 unit size

5' x 5' Storage Unit (25 Sq. Ft.) (standard closet size)

How big is a 5x5? A 5x5 will hold personal items, clothes, boxes, small furniture items, business records and sales rep materials.

5x10 unit size

5' x 10' Storage Units (50 Sq. Ft.) (walk-in closet size)

Will hold small amounts of furniture, boxspring and mattress, business records and other small items.

10x10 unit size

10' x 10' Storage Units (100 Sq. Ft.) (standard bedroom size)

Will hold a 1 bedroom apartment w/major appliances, other furniture and supplies.

10x15 unit size

10' x 15' Storage Unit (150 Sq. Ft.) (1/2 standard one-car garage size)

What will fit in a 10x15? This size storage-unit will hold contents of a 2 bedroom apartment or house including appliances and boxes, or commercial storage inventory.

10x20 unit size

10' x 20' Storage Unit (200 Sq. Ft.) (standard one-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 3 bedroom apartment or house plus major appliances and lots of boxes. Business storage, ideal for storage racks.

10x30 unit size

10' x 30' Storage Unit (300 Sq. Ft.) (standard two-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 4 to 5 bedroom house with major appliances and room for boxes. Business storage for files, equipment and permanent records.

Renting Online is Simple

  1. Select the storage unit size you’re interested in.
  2. Click on “Rent Now” and follow the steps.
  3. Select the autopay option.
  4. Once completed, you will receive an email with your storage unit number and access code.
  5. To reduce person-to-person contact, don’t forget to bring your own lock. Don’t already have a lock? No problem you can stop by the rental office to buy one on your first visit!