College Storage in Oakland, ME

College Storage Rentals in Fairfield, METodd’s Self Storage is excited to offer College Summer Break Storage! Unlike a storage unit, we’ve set aside a large space in our clean, secure facility in Oakland with shelving and lockers where students items can be kept for the summer! Our facility is less than a 10-minute drive from both Colby College and Thomas College.

On campus pick up and delivery can be arranged for an additional fee.

Space is limited, sign up today!


All prices are for the whole summer and can be broken into 4 equal automatic credit card payments without additional fee’s.

A la carte- Pay by the item for students with 1 to 3 boxes or non-boxed items. A la carte price includes Heavy Duty boxes, labels and marker as needed. X-Large non-boxed items are excluded from the A la carte option.

  • First item $80
  • 2 items $130
  • 3 items $180

Value Package- (best value) Students wishing to store most of the items from their room can choose this option which includes boxed and non-boxed items. Our value package includes 2 x-large Heavy Duty boxes, 2 medium Heavy Duty boxes, and 1 small Non-boxed item. We’ll provide the boxes, packing tape, labeling materials and a marker.

– $200

Additional boxes can be added to the Value Package- (price includes summer storage)

  • Medium Heavy Duty Box – $35
  • X-large Heavy Duty Box – $50

Non-boxed items can be added to the Value Package- (items that will fit in one of our boxes must be stored in a box, excepting small mini fridges and microwaves)

Small items- Examples of Small items- Mini fridge under 3.5 cu. ft., microwaves, monitors and TV’s under 33” diagonal, lamps, small night stands, fans. -$35

Large items- Examples of Large items- Bicycles, ski’s, snowboard’s, TV’s over 33” diagonal, mini-fridge between 3.5 cu. ft. and 5 cu. ft., plastic tote or drawers, suitcase, trunk, gaming or desk chair, carpet, small file cabinet. -$50

X Large items like furniture, refrigerators larger than 5 cu. Ft., mattresses and appliances will be considered and priced on a piece-by-piece basis and as space allows.

Please contact us for specific item clarification.

Locker- For students with many items, or who prefer their own locked space, we offer 4ft x 4ft lockers. Students will place their belongings directly into these lockers and place a padlock if they choose. (Padlock not included but will be available for purchase if desired) Our lockers are in a secure indoor area at our Oakland facility; access by students who choose this option will be restricted to the scheduled drop off and pick up times. -$300

Car Storage is available in our fenced-in, gated, and paved parking lot at the facility for any students wanting to leave their cars for the summer, and yes, you can store your dorm items in your car. -$350

Answers to FAQ

When you sign up, you will find out when and where you will get your packing materials, then we’ll schedule a date, at the students convenience, for your drop off and pick up a week or 2 beforehand.

Once dropped off, you will not have access to your belongings until the scheduled pick-up date.

Fall and Spring semester storage will be available for students studying abroad at the same summer rates on a per-semester basis.

Our facility is not climate controlled; students should avoid storing items that may be damaged by excessive heat (Candles, Crayons, Scented wax melts, etc.) or excessive cold (anything that could freeze).

Keep in mind packages need to be under 55lbs, if it’s too heavy a surcharge will apply.

You are welcome to use your own boxes as long as they are sturdy and don’t exceed the size of our boxes. Our box dimensions are –

  • X-large Heavy Duty box= 24”x18”x18” or 4.5 cubic ft.
  • Medium Heavy Duty box=16.5”x12.5”x12.5” or 1.5 cubic ft.

*What cannot be stored*

  • Food
  • Mirrors
  • Plants
  • Medications
  • Explosives (fireworks)
  • Items prohibited by law

Valuables like jewelry or expensive electronics should not be stored, just to be safe.