Student Mail is delivered to the Residence Halls once daily Monday
through Saturday, excluding Federal and University Holidays. Mail is
sorted by room number and placed in the corresponding mailbox.
Note: If you share a mailbox with another student, only take possession
of mail that is addressed to you. Tampering with or theft of U.S. Mail
is a Federal offense.
Note: Advise your correspondents not to send cash through the mail. Items
of value, such as airline tickets, checks, etc., should be sent using Insured Mail
or Certified Mail™.
Parcels and Large Articles
Parcels and articles too large to be placed in Residence Hall mailboxes
are delivered to Residence Hall desks. The desk clerk will notify you
of arrival of the article and request that you come to the desk to
take possession. Items for residents in the South Hill Community will
be delivered to the Annapolis Hall desk, and items for residents in
the North Hill Community will be delivered to the Queen Anne's Hall
Mail Services will notify you when you receive a USPS insured mail or
Certified Mail™ item. You must come to the Mail Facility at 0702 Severn Building (5245 Greenbelt Road) to sign for and take possession of the article. Unclaimed
articles will be returned to the sender 15 days after initial notification
of receipt is delivered to the addressee.
U.S. Priority Mail Express ™ is delivered to Residence Halls by the U.S.
Postal Service. Registered Mail™; and COD (Collect on Delivery) mail
are retained by the North
College Park Post Office, which will notify you upon receipt. You
must go to the North College Park Post Office to receive Registered Mail™ and
Mail and parcels sent to you using a private carrier (i.e., United Parcel
Service, FedEx, etc.) are delivered to the Residence Hall desk
by the carrier.