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Post Office

Post Office

Skidmore's Post Office offers services from the United States Postal Service (USPS), United Parcel Service (UPS), Federal Express (FedEx), DHL and LaserShip.

Winter Break 2020-2021:

Effective Monday, November 30th and running through Friday, January 15th the Post Office will be closed on Wednesdays.  The window hours will be 10am – 2pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.  Departmental deliveries will be Tuesdays and Fridays.

Mail Services remain open to support our campus community.  Skidmore ID or departmental purchasing cards are the only forms of payment accepted; cash is no longer accepted. Distributions to student mailboxes continue to be suspended due to the pandemic.


FedEx, USPS, DHL and UPS drop boxes are located on the first floor of Case Center in the vestibule off the Case Parking Lot for your pre-paid package.
Additionally a Blue Courier Box is located in the hallway on the Ground Floor of Jonsson Tower that accepts USPS, DHL and FedEx pre-paid packages.

Have a package to pick up?

Have a package to pick up?

Have your Skidmore ID ready

Window Hours are:

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

How to address your mail

Please follow this format of the example letter here.

Please do not use "PO" box number. Mail addressed with "PO" will be returned to sender or misdirected to the wrong location.

Outgoing mail must include your name and return address.

Student Mailbox Information

How to address a letter

Mail Services

  • USPS Express, Priority, Priority Mail International, Parcel Post, Certified/Return Receipt, Insured, Delivery and Signature Confirmation
  • UPS Ground,  Next Day Air, 2nd Day Air
  • Internal campus mail and distributions

Other Services

  • Mailboxes for students living on campus
  • Students may send/receive packages and buy stamps with a Skidmore ID card or cash. We do not accept credit/debit cards.