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Neighborhood Resources

Almost everything you would ever need can be found within walking distance of most campus buildings.  To help with your navigation of the area, the Student Resource Center has complied a list of banks, supermarkets, stores, and other businesses that are within the vicinity of NYU's campus. 

We are often asked whether it is better to store belongings over the summer in New York or to mail or drive them home. The answer is, it depends on your individual circumstances:  the distance home, the amount of material to be moved, whether you prefer to spend money or time, whether your student will need access to belongings over the summer, and other factors.

Lightly-used boxes can often be obtained for free or at low cost from local stores or by searching craigslist.org.  

Residence Halls will often collect unwanted electronics, clothes, home goods, food, and other items to be recycled or donated at the end of the year. Students should check with their building's Resource Center for more details.

Also note that students should check with their Residence Hall staff for information about local parking, best hours for check out, and short extensions of their move-out date (if necessary).

Many of the following companies provide discount or special rates for students and usually require proof of enrollment such as a student ID or use of an NYU email address.  

Stop&Stor
10% student discount available for students, must have their NYU ID.
Call: 718.996.8000.

Collegiate Storage and Rental
Rentals of refrigerators, microwaves, as well as shipping, storage, and packing supplies. Call for discount rates.
Call: 718.267.6484

Flat Rate - MOVEU
Call for discount information: 212.988.9292.

Tuck-it-Away
Call: 866-549-4740 or Sales@tuckitaway.com

Box Butler
10% discount with valid ID or NYU e-mail
Provide containers of various sizes, price includes pick-up and delivery. Call 888.881.0810 or check their website for details.

Keepers
25% student discount on 5x5 storage space.
Call: 212.674.2166 for information and reservations.

Collegeboxes
Shipping, pick-up, storage, and delivery.
Call: 866.BOX.ITUP (866.269.4887) for discount info during the year.  10% off with promo code 2014SUMMER (expires June 6th)

dorm2dorm.com
Supplies, pick-up, storage, and delivery.
Call: 866.628-5659 - call for discount info.

Manhattan Mini Storage
Offers student discounts.
For student rates call 212.Storage (786.7243).

Chelsea Mini-Storage
Offers discounts for students and curbside pickup. For details, inquiries, and reservations call 212.564.7735 or 877.902.9751

Storage Post Self Storage
Special rates are available  Call: 1.888.370.0088 for details.

Boxbee
Storage that comes to you by the box. $27 per box for the entire Summer (up to 4 months). Includes pick up, delivery, storage for 4 months & re-delivery.

Extra Space Storage
Local facilities for students.
Call: 877.609.8730 for details.

STORAGE SEARCH ENGINES:

Self Storage Finders
1.877.449.0987

SelfStorage.com
1.877.688.4856

Sparefoot.com
1.877.512.2279

Storage Front

University Logistics: Microwave and Refrigerator Rentals
- 800.525.7307

Churchill Furniture Rental
- 44 W. 24th Street  (212.481.1230)

Cort: Furniture Rental

2 Grand Central Tower, 140 E. 45th St.,  (212) 850-6156

321 CAKE
http://www.321cake.com/

Billy's Bakery
http://www.billysbakerynyc.com/

Bruno's Bakery
www.pasticceriabruno.com

Crumbs Bakeshop
www.crumbs.com

Magnolia Bakery
magnoliabakery.com
 
Gone Baking
http://www.gonebaking.com/

Insomnia Cookies
http://www.insomniacookies.com/ (click on NYU location)

Tu-Lu's Gluten Free Bakery
https://www.tu-lusbakery.com/locations/new-york/

Babycakes NYC
http://www.babycakesnyc.com/ (GF, SF, Vegan, Kosher)

Cell Phone Stores

AT&T Wireless
- 745 Broadway, 212.677.4673

MetroPCS
- 59 1st Ave, 646.490.4266

Sprint Wireless
403 6th Avenue, 212.645.0252

T.Mobile Wireless
- 732 Broadway at Astor, 212.674.5377

Verizon Wireless
859 Broadway. 212.206.7587

myvendr.com
Buy and sell everything from textbooks to furniture to homemade goods on Vendr, a simple and secure online marketplace just for students.

uloop
The Student Powered Marketplace. Where College Students Buy, Sell, Promote, and Trade.

collegepostings.com
This is a place to find textbooks, housing, jobs, events & more.

HARDWARE STORES

10003 Hardware Inc. 
90 University Pl
New York, NY 10003
212.229-0003

Ace Hardware
125 W 3rd St
New York, NY 10012
212.777.1500

Ace Hardware
130 4th Ave
New York, NY 10003
212.673.4292
 
Home Depot
40 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
212.929.9571
 

DISCOUNT STORES

Kmart

770 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
212.673.1540
 
Bed, Bath, Beyond
620 6th Ave
New York, NY 10011
212.255.3550
 
BestBuy
622 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
212.673.4067

Target
139 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
718.290.1109

Target
100 14th Street
Jersey City, NJ 07310
201.499.0017

NYU Student Health Center Pharmacy
726 Broadway, 4th Floor, 212.443.1051

CVS/Pharmacy
- 20 University Place, 212.260.3052
- 275 Third Ave at 21st St, 212.677.4677
- 307 Sixth Ave at Carmine St, 212.255.5054

Duane Reade
- 123 Third Ave at 14th St, 212.529.7140
- 4 West 4th St at Broadway, 212.473.1027
- 769 Broadway at E 9th St, 646.602.8274

MetroDrugs
- 7 West 14th St at Fifth Ave, 212.627.7315

Walgreens
- 145 Fourth Ave at 14th Street, 212.677.0054
- 20 Astor Place, 212-375-0734

C.O Bigelow Apothecaries
414 6th Avenue, 800.793.5433 / 212-533-2700

Anthology Floral Design
1 Fifth Ave,
212.677.1860

Ariston Florists
69 Fifth Ave,
212.929.4226

University Flower Design
51 University Place,
212.673.5004

Many national shipping chains have multiple locations in New York. Check their websites for the location nearest your student’s residence.

NYU Mail Services
547 LaGuardia Place
212.998.1010

FedEx
21 Astor Place
212.228.9511

UPS
7 E. 8th Street
212.477.3350

US Post Office
93 4th Ave.
212.254.1390


Note that some storage companies provide pickup and delivery. Click on the Storage and Moving Section for additional resources.

Don't know the address of your student's on-campus residence? Click here for a list of residence halls.

Associated Supermarket
130 Bleeker St,
212.358.9597

Citarella
424 Sixth Ave at 9th St,
212.874.0383

D'Agostino's Supermarket
64 University Pl at 11th St,
number.

Food Emporium
- 475 Sixth Ave at 12th St, 212.242.9763
- 10 Union Square at 14th St, 212.353.3840

Gristedes
- 113 4th Ave, 212.228.1278
- 25 University Pl at 8th St, 212.353.1332
  (This location ONLY, 10% Discount on Thursdays with NYU ID)
- 3 Sheridan Sq and W. 4th St, 212.229.3893

Gourmet Garage
117 7th Ave South at 10th St, 212.669.5980

Morton Williams
130 Bleecker St., 212.358.9597

Trader Joes
142 E. 14th Street, 212.529.4612

Whole Foods
4 Union Square South, 212.673.5388

For your convenience, the Student Resource Center has compiled these resources as a starting point for your research. NYU does not have any relationship with these companies, unless otherwise noted, and inclusion on this list does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement.

If you have comments about any of the vendors listed, or suggestions for new vendors, please let us know by sending an email to ask.src@nyu.edu.

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