Self Storage for College Students: Yay or Nay?

Leaving home doesn’t mean you have to leave your things behind. Affordable self storage unit prices make taking your stuff with you easier than ever.

Keep Your Belongings Safe In Self Storage

Housing can change often for college students. Freshmen are usually in dorm rooms with shared closets and bathrooms, allowing little space for personal belongings. Sometimes college students will stay in the dorms for their sophomore year as well. 

Then, when a student gets his or her own apartment, they are usually still sharing space. Or maybe they’re renting a room in a house with other roommates, too. The bare minimum makes the cut (toiletries, clothes, furniture, etc.) and the rest gets left behind or thrown out.

In the shuffle from place to place, important things can become lost in the shift.

That’s when a self-storage unit becomes useful. 

Self-storage facilities are designed to be a safe place for a person’s most prized possessions. At Albuquerque Self Storage, our property is gated and secure. We provide locks for the storage units as well. 

Albuquerque Self Storage only operates from 8:00 am – 6/7:00 pm (depending on daylight savings time), 7 days a week. This means that there is zero late-night activity happening on site. Should late-night funny business occur, our security cameras are rolling every hour of the day—ensuring that we don’t miss a beat in protecting your stuff.

Month-to-Month Rental

We understand that flexibility is key when it comes to college students. Things happen and change quickly, which makes month-to-month storage unit rentals a no-brainer for college students— and really anyone who is on the move.

We don’t make customers sign contracts that lock them into 6+ month leases. And we never ask for a deposit for month-to-month rentals, either. However, if a customer does want to store their stuff for 6 months or longer, Albuquerque Self Storage does offer price breaks for those who sign long-term rental agreements.

When you’re ready to move on, we only ask that you give us at least 10 days of notice beforehand if possible.

Affordable Self Storage Unit Prices

Whether you’re looking for something to house electronics and furniture, or on the hunt for something more robust—we’ve got you covered.

Albuquerque Self Storage offers 5 different sizes for customers to choose from, with the smallest being a 4×6 unit and the largest at 15×22. With a wide range of unit sizes, we’re able to accommodate most budgets and store your things at an affordable cost. 

Have a car or another type of vehicle you need to store as well?

Look no further.

We also offer outdoor parking spaces for cars, boats, trucks, RVs, trailers, and campers. For students who need to store personal items along with vehicles, we are your one-stop shop for all things storage. 

Get Your Stuff Out of Your Mom’s House

No offense—but your parents probably want their space back. 

Getting your own self-storage unit is a great way to clear up space so your parents can have their house back. Not only will you clear up that space for your folks, but you’ll also begin to take control of your own stuff. No more having to drive home to find that document you need or to fetch that one item that you’ve been missing and finally found space for. 

Getting a storage unit is an important step in taking responsibility for your things. When you store your own stuff, you can control its location, and how you can access those belongings, and ultimately decide if you have enough space to have them in your residence. 

Bought a couch you loved, then figured out you don’t have the space right now? No problem. Just store it! 

Most Storage Facilities Are Close to Universities

It is no coincidence that many self-storage facilities are close to universities—this is by design!

Self-storage facilities exist in specific areas for convenience and easy access. Why would anyone want to keep their stuff in a location that’s hard to get to? This is especially true for college students who have limited time and might not own cars just yet.

Albuquerque Storage Facility is only 14 minutes away from The University of New Mexico, 16 minutes away from Central New Mexico Community College, and 11 minutes away from Northern New Mexico Community College. 

We make self-storage for students easy, affordable, and safe. Contact us today to reserve your unit! 

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