Early Box Acceptance

Early Box Acceptance is ideal for students sending boxes to arrive in at AU before August 9.

Ship directly to The UPS Store for August 1-9 arrival of boxes.

Boxes are placed into your room August 12-15.

The UPS Store cannot accept packages destined for the dorms after August 9.  Boxes sent through the Post Office will be accepted by the university beginning August 1.  Boxes sent through UPS and FedEx will be accepted by the university beginning August 19.



  • 1-4 boxes: $129
  • 5-8 boxes: $159
  • 9-12 boxes: $189

Address boxes to:

Student Name
Early Box Acceptance
The UPS Store
4410 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016

Boxes placed into your room August 12-15

  • Room delivery happens between August 12-15
  • Boxes must be picked up at our store outside of the delivery window
  • Delivery is for on-campus rooms only

Early Box Acceptance Dates:

Early Box Acceptance is for boxes arriving in DC between August 1-9.

Reserve before you ship

  • You must reserve storage before you ship your boxes.
  • Reservations are risk-free.  Fees are 100% refundable if you don’t use the service.

Thank you. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you!