Mail Carriers Used by Dickinson College

United States Postal Service
  • We mail most services that the US mail uses.
  • We do not do pass ports.
  • We do not do merchandise return receipts

United Parcel Service (UPS)
Must have a street address for all services.
  • These services include ground, 2-Day, 3-Day, and overnight and international services.
  • All services, except international, has a guaranteed delivery time.
  • International and overnights must have a phone number and an email address.
  • $100 insurance is included in the price you pay. Additional insurance may be bought upon request.
  • Saturday deliveries incur additional fees.
  • Dimensional weight applies to all packages.
  • There is a charge for an address correction.
  • There is an extra fee if mailing a suitcase, trunk, or a plastic container. Ups will not insure this type of container but will insure the contents.        

Federal Express Packages (Fedex)
Must have a street address for all services requested.
  • These services include ground, home delivery, overnights, 2-day, 3-day and international services.
  • International and overnights must have a phone number and email address.
  • Insurance may be bought upon request ($100 included in cost).
  • Saturday deliveries incur additional fees.
  • Dimensional weight applies to all packages.
    There is a charge for an address correction.
    There is an extra fee if mailing a suitcase, trunk, or a plastic container. FedEx will not insure this type of container but will insure the contents.


DHL
Used for some international countries.

  • DHL charges an extra $4.00 per package for a pickup fee.

ALL INTERNATIONAL PACKAGES, EXCEPT DOCUMENTS ONLY, MUST BE ACCOMPANIED WITH A DETAILED CUSTOMS FORM FILLED OUT BY SENDER.