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Storage Tips for Morgan State University Students

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January 31, 2018


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Storage Tips for Morgan State University Students

After students have celebrated the end of the school year, it is time to pack up their belongings. The extra items students tend to accumulate through the year makes the task a challenge. If you are a student at Morgan State University, a storage unit can be a great solution. This not only saves time, but reduces the stress of moving items back and forth.

Month-to-month rentals work well for college student budgets. College students should avoid long-term contracts since their income is often limited. On top of financial flexibility, storage units give students peace of mind. When they return for fall semester, their items will be there waiting for them.

No everyone has access to a large truck or trailer, and those vehicle can be expensive to rent. A storage unit helps college students get their items to a safe place without the need for such vehicles.

If you are travelling out of the country for the break, a self storage facility will be a great help. Storage units help you store your items in as little time as possible, so you can prepare for your time abroad.

Renting storage for Morgan State University students is easy and quick. The hardest part of the process is actually packing the belongings for storage! We recommend the following items be stored in a storage facility near Morgan State University in Baltimore:

  • Linens
  • Pillows
  • Comforter
  • Dinnerware
  • Pots and pans
  • Books
  • Winter clothes
  • and furniture such as couches, dressers, mattresses or tables

Morgan University College Storage Solutions

ezStorage has three facilities that are just minutes away from Morgan State University. The Perring Parkway/Parkville/Hamilton storage facility in Parkville is just a four minute drive from the dorms. The Loch Raven/Hillendale storage facility in Parkville is just a six minute drive from Morgan State University. The Towson/Loch Raven/Timonium storage facility is a ten minute drive from Morgan State University. Every facility is accessible by public transportation via MTA (Maryland Transit Administration)

Morgan State University

Morgan State University is a historical college located in Northeast Baltimore. The University is not affiliated with the University System of Maryland. The college was established at the Centennary Bible Institute, a Methodist Episcopal Seminary in 1867 and changed its name in 1890 to Morgan College. In 1975, the college became Morgan State University. The university has 10 colleges and schools including studies in liberal arts, engineering, education, journalism, and social work. Currently, there are nearly 8,000 students with 6,600 undergrad and 1400 grad students.

Morgan State University is located in Northeast Baltimore at 1700 E. Cold Spring Lane. Andrew Carnegie gave the college a grant of $50,000 in 1951 to build the central academic building, the Carnegie Building.

There are four traditional residential halls at Morgan State University as well at two high-rise residence halls. There are also off-campus upper class housing.

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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!