Receiving and Sending Mail

Receiving Mail

Using the correct mailing address will be the quickest and most efficient way of receiving your mail on time.  It is very important that all of your correspondents use your given name and middle initial with your hub number when sending your mail. If you have a name that is commonly used your middle initial may make the difference between how long it takes us to determine who a piece of mail should go to. Your mailing address should follow these examples:

For USPS
 Name:         HUB #
 28 North College St.
 PO Box 1773
 Carlisle, PA 17013-2896

For UPS, Fed-Ex DHL, etc.
 Name:       HUB #
 Dickinson College
 28 N. College St.
 Carlisle, PA 17013-2311

Using the addresses above will help to ensure accurate delivery to students.

Students receive the notice below via email when they receive packages or letter/subscription mail.

THIS NOTICE IS FROM PACKAGE PICKUP

A package has arrived on campus for you. To claim it, please come to the PACKAGE PICK-UP AREA (Lower level of the Holland Union Building, the HUB).

REMEMBER - TO RECEIVE THIS PACKAGE, YOU MUST HAVE YOUR DICKINSON COLLEGE PHOTO ID CARD.

(Student ID's may be obtained at the Student ID Office, main level of the HUB)  

PACKAGE PICKUP HOURS:

MONDAY-FRIDAY: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

SATURDAY 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Closed SUNDAY

  Scheduled hours may vary during exams, breaks and holidays.

ALL PACKAGES WILL BE PROCESSED UPON ARRIVAL.

THE MAIL CENTER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PERISHABLE ITEMS

Perishable items will be held in Package Pick-up no longer than five consecutive days.

All letter mail will be returned to sender as unclaimed after being held for 30 consecutive days.

Fraternity and Sorority Mail
All mail/packages, regardless of the recipient's name and hub number, which is addressed to a recognized fraternity, sorority or organization at Dickinson College, will be sent to Student Life and Campus Engagement office where it will be held for pick up.

Sending Mail
 Need to send a package to someone off campus? *Mail Services* will help you with your out-going mail. We are located in the Lower Level of the Holland Union Building. All USPS mail and packages leave the building at 3:30 pm all other packages should be dropped at Mail Services for pickup no later than 3:00 pm.

Weekend Deliveries
Saturday and Sunday all overnight deliveries will be delivered to Public Safety in the Kaufman Building off of Cherry Street.  When you are expecting a package on a Saturday or Sunday, it is your responsibility to contact Public Safety at 245-1349 to see if your overnight has been delivered.  If your package has been delivered, you may pick it up at the Public Safety office.  All packages remaining at Public Safety on the following Monday, will be transferred to Package Pickup during the morning mail run. Overnight packages can be delivered between 11 am and 1 pm on Saturday, they will be processed upon arrival and an email will sent upon completion.

Mail Services Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Phone: 717-245-1238

Package Pickup Hours
Monday - Friday | 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday | 11 am - 1 pm
Zair Ulsh: 717-245-1298
Package Pickup: 717-245-1973

*Package Pick-up follow Mail Services hours beginning the day after graduation until the first day of classes.

All offices are closed on Sunday
Scheduled hours may vary during exams, breaks and holidays.