Summer Storage Options

Hoover HWY I-80 Storage*

  • Units vary on size and whether they are outside or in a temperature-controlled location
  • Cheapest units are 5x10 with a monthly fee for $75
  • Other sizes include: 10x10,  10x15, 10x20, 10x25, 10x30, 14x25, 15x28

Southside Mini Storage

  • Temp controlled and non-temp controlled.
  • One month minimum contract
  • Sizes include: 5x7, 5 x 10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, 10x25, 11x25, 10x30

Blue Lagoon*

  • Locations in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City – price varies by location
  • One month minimum stay
  • $25 refundable deposit for Iowa City and Cedar Rapids locations
  • Rates in Iowa City:
    • 5x10 - $65/$68.90 with tax
    • 10x10 - $90/$95.40 with tax
    • 10x20- $110/$116.60 with tax

Heinz Road Mini Storage

  • Storage sizes include:
    • 5x7, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x19, 10x20, 10x25, 10x27
    • One month minimum
    • Quotes can be received online or via phone

*Padlocks available upon request.

Garage Mahaul*

  • Offers student discount
  • Prices vary on size and whether or not you’d like the unit to be temperature controlled
  • Unit sizes include:
    • 5x5, 5x10, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, 10x25, 10x30
    • Recommended size for students is 10x10 for a monthly rent of $55

V’s Storage*

  • Unite Sizes include 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, 10x30
  • Can be reserved on V’s website
    • Current sizes available: 10x15 ($100) and 10x30 ($140)
  • One month minimum

Scott-Six Storage

  • Call for a free quote
    • Unit sizes on property:
      • 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, 10x25, 10x30

Black & Gold Climate Controlled Storage

  • Indoor loading/unloading area (avoid moving in the rain/heat etc.)
  • Units include indoor temperature-controlled, drive-up storage (non-climate controlled), and parking spots.
  • One month minimum
  • Size ranges from 5'x5' to 10'x20' (We have a total of 365 units)
  • Prices start at $49/month*
  • Reserve/move in online, with our Kiosk, or call
  • 5-star Google reviews

Visit the lease gap FAQ and transportation services pages for more information.

Disclaimer: the information on this website is provided as a resource only, and the University of Iowa makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability with respect to the information, products, or services. The University of Iowa is not affiliated with any of the service providers listed on this website and is not liable for the use of any of the information, products, or services contained herein.

*Prices subject to change.

Category: Housing

Transportation Services

Two Men and A Truck

Menards*

  • Pickup & Go rental rates
    • $18.95 for the first 75 minutes
    • $5.00 for each additional 15 minutes
      • +$0.40 for each mile
    • Surcharge is a one-time fee with each time rented
    • $50 rental deposit; returned upon vehicle inspection when brought back to the store
      • Must be 21 years old, Hold a valid driver’s license, and have proof of insurance

U-Haul*

  • Different vehicles of different sizes
  • Minimum charge is usually around $20 – rates vary on mileage and vehicle type
  • Required to be 18 years old with a valid government issued driver’s license to rent U-Haul’s

Home Depot*

  • Load ‘N Go rates
    • $19 for the first 75 minutes
    • $5.00 for each additional 15 minutes
  • Must have proof of insurance and must be at least 21 years of age

Budget Trucks*

  • Offers students up to 20% off when reservations are made online
  • Rates
    • Minimum of $19.95 per day
      • +0.79/mile

Penske

  • Offers student discounts
  • Truck rates can be seen online by requesting a free quote

Visit the lease gap FAQ page or summer storage for more information. 

Disclaimer: the information on this website is provided as a resource only, and the University of Iowa makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability with respect to the information, products, or services. The University of Iowa is not affiliated with any of the service providers listed on this website and is not liable for the use of any of the information, products, or services contained herein.

*Prices subject to change.

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