How to ship to a student dormitory
Are you a student looking for the cheapest way to ship boxes to college? Whether you want to ship books or furniture to a student dormitory, Eurosender will find the most affordable and fastest shipping to a college dorm rooms or anywhere else. Check how you can get a student discount when sending your belongings to a college dorm.
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Things to consider before shipping to a student dormitory
Whether you need to ship such small items as your toothbrush and nail clipper or more bulky items such as your desk or fridge, Eurosender provides you with the fastest and reliable methods of shipping to a student dorm.
As you don’t want your items to get damaged along the way, suitable packaging is vital. Check out our comprehensive guide on packing various items.
When you use the services of Eurosender, your shipment is automatically insured with our Standard Insurance. You can purchase additional insurance for shipping to a student dormitory.
As you don’t want to start your semester with legal issues, please double-check that your shipment doesn’t contain any prohibited items.
At Eurosender we accept many payment methods to your convenience.
How to enter the dorm address for shipping?
Shipping books to a student dorm or sending packages to a college dormitory with a courier is more complicated than to a regular address. Ask your university or a representative of the dormitory to provide you with the exact address details, preferably in writing. Also, before shipping, you may check on Google maps your location to make sure the college address is correct. Below you can find a blueprint of the address field for shipping books and other items to a student dormitory.
Choose the country of pick-up/delivery.
- Name and Surname
Add the full name of the consignee.
Ex.: University of England Dormitory, Edward Winslow
Fill out the street name in full and the number.
Ex.: Downing street 135
- Additional info – Optional
Here you can add additional information.
Keep in mind that the courier doesn’t always take this info into consideration.
- Zip code
Add the zip code, please double check if it’s the right one.
Add the full name of the town or city.
- Phone number
Add the phone number, change the area code if needed.
Ex.: +44(country code) 20 710 6000
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Common issues when shipping to college addresses
University campuses are often huge territories where one can easily get lost. Without a room number, it is hard to find the right place and the courier doesn’t have time to ask around.
It could happen that the campus is not accessible for everyone by car or truck. If special permission for the courier is needed to enter the campus, this should be discussed before.
All the couriers usually speak the local language. When your language skills are not up to speed yet, be sure that you have someone with you who can help you out.
Couriers will usually only contact local telephone numbers, so be sure to provide a local contact number in case the courier decides to call for whatever reason.
Frequently asked questions about shipping to student dorms
What are some of the things that people often ship to a student dormitory?
Besides gathering knowledge, students are also often involved in a wide range of cultural events. So, now that you know how to ship a suitcase to a student dormitory, it is time to look at some other things. Whether it is sports, music or any other activity, Eurosender has got you covered.
- Are you thinking of becoming a successful university rock star? Ship your guitar or your drumkit and start conquering the world with your hits.
- Perhaps you are more the type for classical music? No worries, with Eurosender you can also ship your piano, cello or violin and join the local orchestra.
- Are sports more your thing? With Eurosender you can basically ship all your sports equipment. Ranging from golf equipment to horse riding to rowing equipment, you name a sport and we ship your equipment.
- Want to start your own vlog about your new life on the campus? Take your camera and grip equipment and become Insta-famous or a new sensation on YouTube.