A lot of students choose to keep their belongings in a storage unit over the summer, and it’s not hard to see why. If you’re living out of the country, out of state, or even just in North Florida, it can be a hassle to bring your belongings with you back and forth between your home and your dorm room.

For students who want to use the same furniture throughout their college experience, it’s not economically feasible to move everything back and forth. That said, your housing will probably kick you out over the summer.

What should you do?

Get a storage unit. This way, you can keep your belongings safe and secure.

At Xtra Storage, we have four different storage facilities, which are conveniently located in the Miami area. Below, we’ll let you know which locations are closest to which college campuses. We’ll also let you know where you can store your car over the summer.

Where Should I Store My Stuff If I Go to The University of Miami?

Kendall Xtra Storage is less than six miles from The University of Miami’s campus, making it a 15 to 20-minute drive, even taking into account Miami traffic.

Where Should I Store My Stuff If I Go to Florida International University?

Kendall Xtra Storage is 11 miles away from Florida International University’s main campus, making it a roughly 20-minute drive.

If you’re studying at the North Campus, you’ll probably want to go to the Aventura location, which is four miles away. This should make it a 15 to 20-minute drive.

Where Should I Store My Stuff If I Go to Broward College?

Aventura Xtra Storage is 12 miles away from Broward College, making it a 20 to 30-minute drive.

Where Should I Store My Stuff If I Go to Barry University?

Aventura Xtra Storage is six miles away from Barry University, making it a 20-ish minute drive.

Where Should I Store My Stuff If I Go to Miami-Dade College?

Brickell Xtra Storage is a little less than two miles away from Miami-Dade College’s main campus, which means it shouldn’t be more than a 10-minute drive.

Aventura Xtra Storage is nine miles away from Miami-Dade College, making it a 20 to 30-minute drive.

What If I Want to Store My Car in Miami Over the Summer?

Having a car while you’re going to college is awesome. It gives you a freedom that other students may not have. However, it can be difficult to find a secure parking spot over the summer.

If you want to leave your car with us over the summer, you need to go to our Plantation location.

Want to Store Your Belongings in Miami Over the Summer?

If you know you’re interested in storing your belongings over the summer, it’s best to book your storage unit early. Because so many college students store their belongings in a unit, prices start rising in April and May. This is especially true in Miami, where we have a variety of different universities.

On our site, you can find our sizing guide, as well as our student storage discounts.

If you want to store your belongings in the Aventura location, call us now at (305) 257-9194.

If you want to store your belongings in the Brickell location, call us now at (305) 257-9307.

If you want to store your belongings in the Kendall location, call us now at (305) 257-8925.

If you want to store your belongings in the Plantation location, call us now at (954) 452-9600.