Moving Services

Moving Services is responsible for transferring existing furniture and equipment on Jackson State University’s main and satellite campuses. Regular business hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (excluding lunch from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM), Monday through Friday, during which time deliveries and/or pickups will be done. Disposals are scheduled through Property Management.

  • To request services, please submit a detailed work request via the iService Desk.
  • For general questions about Moving Service services, please call 601-979-2522.
  • Deliveries are typically completed at least two hours before the event.
  • Major university events (i.e., Commencement, Founders Day, etc.) may cause work orders to be delayed.

Moving Services strives to fulfill every request. In the event that our services cannot be provided due to availability or labor limitations, notification will be sent to the requestor. Third party moving services can be secured for an additional cost to the requester.

Moving Services does not charge for:

  • Moving equipment and furniture on the JSU campus
  • Delivery of equipment and furniture to and from JSU Property Management
  • Equipment and furniture disposals

Moving Services does charge for services connected with/resulting from:

  • Third Party Contracts

Please note:

  • All file cabinets must be empty to be moved.
  • All paper files, books, and other office materials must be boxed to be moved and should be included on moving request (exp. “please move two banker boxes”).
  • Moving Services does unplug computers. Items must be broken down and boxed.
  • Work orders remain open for 30 days.  If the requestor is unavailable and movers are unable to acquire access within this time, the work order will be closed. The requestor will have to resubmit the work request.
  • Unreturned and/or damaged equipment are subject to fee, at the users’ expense (ex. chairs, tables, etc).

Moving Pianos and Keyboards:

  • Please note that FCM Movers do not move pianos (this includes keyboards). Moving a piano often requires using special boards, which are very expensive, and dollies that can move hundreds or 1,000 pounds across a floor without causing damage. In addition there is a high risk for injury to the movers if the item is not lifted properly or the proper tools are not used.
  • Departments requesting this service must contact a piano company that specializes in pianos and moving them or an appropriate vendor.  The department requesting the service is responsible for all costs associated with moving the piano or related equipment.

General equipment available is as follows:

  • Folding chairs (high back, blue folding chairs)
  • Podiums

Note: All JSU Auxiliary Service departments are required to pay for all moving services requested.