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 July 27 – August 7 arrival of boxes.

Boxes are placed into your room August 10-14.

The UPS Store cannot accept packages destined for the dorms after August 7.  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 17.



  • 1-4 boxes: $149
  • 5-8 boxes: $189
  • 9-12 boxes: $219

Address boxes to:

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

Boxes placed into your room August 10-14

  • Room delivery happens between August 10-14
  • 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 July 27 – August 7.

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!