Important Forms

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Student Storage Agreement


Out-of-state/international students can store belongings in on-campus storage during academic breaks for free on a first-come, first-serve basis. Storage is in the basements of Bernard Hall and the Flynntown Apartments.

Due to limited space, students cannot store:

  • Large Items
  • Computers
  • Printers
  • Televisions
  • Appliances
  • Furniture

Students concerned about storing appliances such as fridges or microwaves can consider rental from

Storage Procedures:

A. Students must make an appointment with SJU Residential Life and Housing to store and retrieve belongings.

B. Students must pick up their stored belongings within ten days of the start of the semester that they indicate they plan to return to campus. Students must notify SJU Residential Life in advance if their planned return date changes.

C. Students can store up to 4 boxes (18 x 18 x 24 inches maximum).

D. Students must store all items in well-labeled boxes and tape them shut. Storage Label

For proper storage:

  • Students may purchase tape and boxes from the Service Counter in the CSB/SJU Bookstores. (Students could also obtain boxes from Dining Services or other on-campus organizations/local businesses.)
  • Students must tape boxes shut and tape a storage label on the side of the box so the name can be visible in the storage room.
  • Students may use a hard-shelled luggage bag or suitcase. Such a container counts as one box towards the limit of 4 boxes.

E. Students who store property must sign and submit a ​Student Storage Agreement.

F. Only the student who stores belongings may retrieve them. 

G. Students may only store items for themselves. Students may not hold belongings for another student, roommate, or anyone else.

H. Students who store their belonging do so at their own risk. St. John's University is not responsible for loss of or damage to stored items.

Abandoned Property

504B.271 TENANT'S PERSONAL PROPERTY REMAINING IN PREMISES. Subdivision 1. Abandoned property.

(a) If a tenant abandons rented premises, the landlord may take possession of the tenant's personal property remaining on the premises and shall store and care for the property. The landlord has a claim against the tenant for reasonable costs and expenses incurred in removing the tenant's property and in storing and caring for the property.

(b) The landlord may sell or otherwise dispose of the property 28 days after the landlord receives actual notice of the abandonment or 28 days after it reasonably appears to the landlord that the tenant has abandoned the premises, whichever occurs last.

Abandoned Items Placed in Storage

Saint John's considers all personal items remaining in storage abandoned 28 days after the start of the semester that the student indicated they planned to return to campus, after which date Saint Johns may dispose of or donate all remaining unclaimed items.