Student Service Bureau

Brandeis University Student Service Bureau logoThe Student Service Bureau (SSB), located in the Usdan Student Center Game Room, is a student-run business whose purpose is to offer services on campus that provide convenience for students and staff of the Brandeis community.

SSB has partnered with vendors who meet our standards in working with our student body. We receive a percentage of all sales and these funds go back to our customers, as well as the overall Brandeis community. In past years, we have used these funds to provide free events to students and offer discounted trips and tickets to New England area attractions, arts and sporting events.

New this fall, SSB is excited to be managing the Usdan Game Room and are pleased to announce that all games are now free to play with your Brandeis ID!

Events

Grand Reopening!
Tuesday, October 7, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the new look and feel of the Game Room! Come to play some free games, take your chance on the prize wheel, enjoy some fresh popped popcorn, and hang out for a while!


Fright Fest at Six Flags New England

October 20,
1 p.m.- 11 p.m. (approximately), Six Flags New England, Agawam, MA
Board the bus at 12:45 p.m. in the T-Lot (behind Spingold Theater)
Leave the park upon closing at 9 p.m.
$25 per person with Brandeis ID, includes transportation and admission into the park

Join the Student Service Bureau (SSB) and the Office of Graduate Student Affairs at Fright Fest, if you dare! It's a spooky time of year as zombies and ghouls take over the park. Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on. The stuff of nightmares lurk around every corner as the dark of night washes over the park. The ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals. BEWARE! There is no place to hide! Get your ticket in advance at Brandeis Tickets in the SCC. Only $25 per person, includes transportation, admission into the park, and a swag retail item. (Haunted House passes can be purchased separately online and are not included in our price.) Co-sponsored by SSB & GSA.


Pumpkin Carving and Decorating
Tuesday, October 22 & Wednesday, October 23, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.


Drop in for some fiendishly good fun in the Usdan Game Room! Bring your friends to decorate pumpkins, play free games, and snack on some seasonal treats. The Student Service Bureau and the Office of Graduate Student Affairs will provide the pumpkins, decorating supplies, and festive foods. It's up to you to bring the imagination, talent, and skills that will bring your pumpkins to life! Don't be afraid to bring your prized pumpkin back to the Student Union's Pumpkin Fest on Sunday, October 27 by 12:30 p.m. to enter it into their Pumpkin Carving Contest for your chance to win the grand prize!

Rentals

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Air Mattress Rentals

Having visitors? We rent air mattresses! Drop by SSB to get more information.

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Microfridge Rentals

Have leftovers or other food that you’d like to bring back to your room? Microfridge is a unique combination refrigerator, freezer, and microwave, designed specifically for campus residence halls. Your Microfridge is delivered to and picked-up directly from your room! This not only saves you space and trouble on move-in day, but also eliminates the need to store such a large item during summer break. MicroFridge is a service of the Department of Community Living.

  • Orders must be placed before August

  • Customer Service phone number: 800-637-7567

  • Semester or Academic Year rental options

  • Purchase in either black or grey

  • Fridges are delivered to and picked up from dorm rooms by Microfridge

  • To change rooms, call customer service

  • Special delivery questions: call customer service (who will most likely call back to confirm)

Services

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Care Packages

Families and friends can effortlessly send students handwritten notes and care packages through On Campus Marketing (OCM). Items can be ordered throughout the year, including a welcome package at the beginning of the year, a survival package at finals, or a package specially made for holiday celebrations! Choose just one package or book now for the entire academic year! Care packages are a service of the Student Services Bureau (SSB).

  • Care Packages

  • Delivery to Campus: trucks with items will be in residence hall quads

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Laundry Service

Don't worry about finding time to do your laundry while balancing a full schedule of classes and social activities. E&R–The Campus Laundry provide convenient and professional laundry services. They wash, dry, fold, and return to your laundry within four days! Dry cleaning options are also available. The laundry service is a service of the Student Services Bureau (SSB).

  • Sign-up online, selecting Brandeis University as the school name

  • Customer Service Phone Number: 800-243-7789

  • Bags will be handed out at Orientation check-in

  • Students will receive an E&R Laundry bag with a printed label with the students name/barcode for easy identification

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Linens

On Campus Marketing (OCM) offers products that are guaranteed to fit Brandeis beds. From sheets and comforters to towels and bathroom essentials, you can choose from many colors and patterns to fit your style, and design your new room! The linen program is a service of the Student Services Bureau (SSB).

  • Delivery to Campus: trucks with items will be in residence hall quads

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Storage and Shipping

Storage Squad provides affordable pickup and delivery, storage, and shipping services to over 3,500 students in the Greater Boston area each summer. Their services includes free pickup, free delivery, free packing supplies, and the lowest storage prices in the country! Storage squad is a service of the Department of Community Living.