Shipping and/or Storing Belongings for the Summer

Residence Life and Housing and the Parent Programs office have received several questions about available options for storing and/or shipping students’ belongings for the summer.  Residence Life and Housing has the following list of vendors below.  it is always suggested that students take valuables or items that can’t be replaced home for the summer.

University Storage Solutions
(WF student entrepreneurship program)
phone 336-253-8474


University Mail Services
Packing supplies are available from the University Post Office in Benson University Center. Students may ship their belongings home using USPS, FedEX Ground and UPS. You may be able to arrange for them to pick up your student’s boxes and ship them home for you. Please contact them at 336-758-5281for more information.


Local Storage Companies
The local storage companies listed below are not affiliated with the University but are convenient to campus and have been used by students in the past.

All Pro Self Storage
3975 University Parkway
Extra Space Storage
2720 University Parkway
Moore Self Storage
3125 University Parkway
Reynolda Storage & Business Center
3590 Yadkinville Road


For more information on how to contact the Office of Family Engagement, please visit our contact page.

If Your Student Has a Problem

One of the most important ways parents and families can help their students in college is by encouraging them to solve their own problems. Please bookmark or print out this Stop, Drop, and Roll flyer so you have it when your student contacts you with a problem.  Also, the flyer lists contact information for urgent and serious concerns where family intervention might be appropriate.

Orientation 2016 Handouts and Slide Shows

Select information and presentations from Orientation 2016 are available online.