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January 31, 2018

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Towson University Student Storage

Adjusting to life in a dorm can be quite a challenge. Once of the biggest challenge is living in a space with one or more roommates that can be little more than 300 feet! Minimal space equates to very little storage space for per student. Towson University students should consider renting a self storage unit to store additional items that just won’t fit. A self storage unit can be perfect year round storage for extra furniture, bedding, books and seasonal clothing. Towson University students and faculty can also place their belongings in a storage unit if they are traveling out of the country for the semester or the school year, interning or working at a co-op position away from campus.  Also, storing items in a storage unit while away will lower the stress of moving belongings to and from home when not on campus. ezStorage offers month-to-month rentals that are perfect for college students on a budget. ezStorage has college student storage solutions to help store the larger items that students do not have space for in the dorm rooms or off-campus apartments.  ezStorage self storage facilities offer state-of-the-art security systems giving students the peace of mind that their belongings are safe and secure while in storage.

Renting a storage unit is a quick and easy process for Towson University students and faculty. The hardest part of the rental process is deciding what should be placed in storage and what should be taken home!  There are certain items that can easily be stored at one of four ezStorage facilities near the Towson University campus. These items would include linens, pillows, comforters, dinnerware, pots and pans, books, winter clothes, couches, shelving units, dressers, mattresses or tables.

Storage Solutions for Towson University Students

ezStorage has four storage facilities near the Towson University campus. The Towson/Loch Raven/Timoniumfacility in Towson is just a seven minute drive from the main campus. The Loch Raven/ Hillendale facility in Baltimore is a six minute drive from Towson University.  The Ruxton/Pikesville/Mt. Washington facility in Baltimore is a ten minute drive from campus. The Perring Parkway/Parkville/Hamilton facility is a short ten minute drive from the university.   All of the facilities are also accessible by public transportation via the MTA (Maryland Transit Administration) bus system.

Towson University

Towson University is a public university located in Baltimore County, Maryland. It was founded in 1866 as the Maryland State Normal School to educate teachers. The campus was originally located in West Baltimore and moved to Towson, Maryland in 1912. The school went through many name changes and was finally named Towson University in 1997.  Towson University is one of the largest public universities in Maryland. The school is known for its education department and today graduates the most teachers of any university in Maryland. Towson University has over 23,000 students with the about 19,000 students being undergraduates.

Towson University has 8 different schools or colleges offering 64 undergraduate majors, 37 master degree programs and 4 doctoral programs from liberal arts to business to education.  The campus of Towson University, located in Towson, Maryland, is 328 acres. The campus has a mixture of older and newer buildings and is committed to sustainability. Towson University created a campus master plan in 2003 for growing enrollment and updating and constructing new buildings.

The majority of freshman, 77%, live on campus. There are fifteen residence halls on campus including high-rise towers, apartment complexes and two-three story residential buildings. The residence halls and dining halls all take part in the campus sustainability projects by promoting recycling, green dining and environmental responsibility.

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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' (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' (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' (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' (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' (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' (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!