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Moving to a college can be one of the most exciting, but also hardest times of your life. You might be traveling thousands of miles from home to attend your College of choice, or you might just be moving to a campus just a few miles from your parent’s house. Regardless of how far your move, you have some seriously exciting times ahead as you make the shift to life as a college student. Turn the headache of moving logistics over to the capable hands of Your Hometown Mover. Whether you’re moving to a college dorm for the first time, we can help you with the moving process, so you can focus on your busy schedule!

Moving is never easy but you lessen the burden by preparing yourself. Here are some tips to ease the Process of moving into a College dorm.


When you move into your College dorm, you will definitely need to bring things with you. Therefore, you will need to find a way to store them in an efficient manner. There are some different storage options to consider. The option that you ultimately decide on will have a lot to do with the amount of storage space you have.

Make a checklist

Write everything down the things that you know you are going to need. A few days before you decide to move to your College dorm, go down your list, pack it up, and physically check it off. It will help you see if you have everything you need. If you happen to miss something, you can go back and pack it before you leave or buy it at a supply store when you get to school

Manage your move

On your Move-in day, make sure you have all the necessary information you need and bring a copy of your final list of items (this will come in handy when you move out). Don’t forget items usually left behind, such as your cell phone and cell phone charger.

Hiring a moving company

For many students, a parent’s mini-van is simply not enough. If you’re planning to move a heck of a lot of belongings into your College dorm, you may want to consider hiring a moving company to assist you with your upcoming College move. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or stressed at the thought of moving, then let Your Hometown Mover help! We work with licensed moving professionals to help College students find affordable moving assistance.

Your Hometown Mover proudly serves Poughkeepsie, Fishkill, Kingston, Middletown, New Paltz, Newburgh, Rhinebeck, Wappingers Falls, and  New York’s Hudson Valley region and its surrounding areas, so you can rest assured that your move will be in good hands.

Ready for the move?

We hope that the above information will help you as you move into your dorm room. If you would like more information about our reputable moving and storage services, please contact us at (845) 419-3808 or simply fill out the form and we’ll get back to you with FREE quotes for your move.

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