Shipping home from
Oberlin College

Avoid the baggage fees and let us do the lugging!

Why Use Dorm Room Movers to ship your things home

Do you have items that you plan to bring back home, but don't want to lug everything with you on the flight and pay the extra baggage fees? Sign up for our Ship Home service, and we'll send empty boxes to you. Just pack and schedule a pickup with UPS through our website, and we'll ship them to your home. At select campuses we'll even pickup your packages from your dorm room.

How Shipping Home Works

Packing Supplies sent to you

We'll ship you our supply kit when you register which includes 5 large boxes and a roll of tape. No need to dumpster dive at the local grocery for boxes to pack.

Pickup at your door

We'll send UPS to you to pick up and ship your items home. They'll pick up wherever they deliver packages to, on some campuses this is from your mailroom.

$100 coverage per package

Each item has a declared valuation of up to $100. Just make sure to pack your items according to UPS terms and conditions.

Online package tracking

Log into your account at anytime to track your boxes on their journey to college.

Expert Phone support

Our team is happy to help with whatever you need, just give us a call at 888.7.MYDORM

At Oberlin College we also offer
Storage, Ship to College , Study Abroad Storage, and Local Movers services

I slept an average of 3 hours a night finals week. Without Dorm Room Movers I would have been too busy moving to get even that meager amount. The result: All A's and safe easy storage.

Steven Allen University of Alabama Student

Everyone was truly genuine and enjoyable to talk with, polite yet personable. An amazing staff to work with your needs.

Alexandria McCall North Carolina State University Student

Our son goes to school in a city that is hundreds of miles from home, so we needed an affordable summer storage solution and Dorm Room Movers is ideal. Everything is simple. From scheduling pickups and dropoffs to getting packing materials, it's been a great service from the get-go.

James Lee Loyola University, Parent

Here's what's included

  • We'll send you boxes & tape
  • UPS pickup from wherever you receive your packages.
  • Ground freight to your home
  • Expert customer support
  • $100 coverage per item

Frequently Asked Questions

You can send any boxed items that are permitted by UPS. You'll want to ensure everything is packed well and in accordance with UPS packing requirements. No live animals or illegal items please!
Pricing for shipping is the same as you would pay by going to the UPS store, except you don't have to go there with all of your stuff! Get started with a quote that's unique to where you are shipping your items.

Each box you ship will have a declared value of $100 with UPS. Items must be packed in accordance with UPS packing requirements to be covered. Please see our terms and conditions page for details on our coverage.
Of course you can! We like to make it easy on you and send you our kit which has strong boxes suitable for shipping, but you're welcome to use your own boxes as well.
Our boxes are large 18" x 18" x 22" (4.125 cubic feet) one of them can hold an entire bedding set including pillows. You can pack up to 50 lbs. in each box
Absolutely! We help students in greeklife, apartments and off campus housing all the time!


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