I'm going to Denver for the first time in a few weeks. I'll be travelling lite with a backpack and smaller "purse" size bag. Is there a locker in downtown area where I can store the knapsack for a few hours while I walk around downtown. I know some cities have lockers at the greyhound or union station but I can't find that information anywhere on the web.
You can go onto your Student Center, click on Self-Service at the top of the page, click Campus Finances, click Make a Payment, another window will open and you will click Make a Payment (you will be redirected to CASHNet), and Rent a Locker will be one of the choices. Once you have paid for a locker, you will receive an email within two (2) business days containing your locker number, the code to get into the locker room, and your locker combo. You can also go to the Cashier's Office and pay for your locker rental there. Faculty/Staff wishing to rent a locker will need to pay in person at the Cashier's Office but do not need to come to the KRA Office as they will also receive their locker combination in an email within two (2) business days.
This is a first come first serve system and lockers get bought up very quickly. Lockers must be cleaned out BEFORE FINALS WEEK ENDS. Locks will be changed after the due date. Failure to comply will result in your belongings being bagged up and kept for one semester, after which your belongings will be donated. A $5.00 fee will be assessed for a lost lock and must be paid at the Cashier’s Office.
The storage lockers were a “pilot,” the kind of small test that city government frequently uses to test a new or controversial idea. The city offered up the lockers for individuals to use for months-long stretches. At the time, city officials warned that “misuse of the lockers, vandalism, or other unanticipated results,” could force them to cancel the project.
In the States everybody is so concerned about liability.... We tried to store at Hertz (where we dropped the rental); no storage facility, no luck. Try a hotel; I tried several, if you are not a guest then they are not allowed. I tried the Information Centre; no luck, they had some bad experiences.... in the past. But they could not realy help me any further. One advise: try the Greyhound Bus Center. And yes! there you can store your luggage. Even my somewhat bigger suitcase. The lockers are somewhat small but high and deep enough. First 3 hours is to be paid for; $ 3 and after that a dollar for an extra hour.
There are plenty of convenient places to store your luggage in Denver, from downtown to Lincoln street to Capitol Hill and Commons park. The cost is just US$6 per day, and check in time is just 3 minutes. So basically, in the same time it took to make that instant cup of Ramen before rushing to the airport, you can be in and out the door with no luggage to weigh you down.
There is a luggage storage service a short one minute walk from Union Station in downtown Denver - LUGDEN. You can make a reservation online - lugden.com, call - (303) 747-5600, or show up as a walk-in. They offer hourly, day, overnight and weekly bag storage. Great place to store your luggage if you're on a layover from Denver International Airport, or going to a concert, or headed to a Rockies game at Coors field and want to enjoy yourself without having to lug your bags around.