Emergency Closing Information

Mail Room

Albright Community:

In an effort to meet the needs of the college community, we are modifying the hours of the mailroom to reflect the core business hours of Albright College. This change will take effect on November 27, 2017.

The mailroom will now be available Monday-Friday until 4:30 p.m.  Our window hours will be as follows:

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
2:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Mail delivery will continue to operate daily from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

If you have any questions or concerns about this change, please reach out to Jennifer Koch directly at 610-921-7520.

Mailroom Service Notifications:

  • Please check back for notifications.

Mailroom Summer Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. M-Th
Window Hours – 9 a.m.-12 noon & 1 – 3:30 p.m.

The mailroom will have Saturday hours on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.; these hours will be for mail and package pick-up only.

All outgoing mail will need to be received by 2:30 p.m. in order to make it out the same day.

8 a.m. – 12 noon Friday
Window Hours – 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

All outgoing mail will need to be received by 11:00 a.m. in order to make it out the same day.

Please note: On Fridays, special needs and large/bulk mailing will need to be planned two weeks in advance to make arrangements for mail room staff.

Campus Center, Lower Level

Hours of Operation 
Monday through Friday
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Mail Room Staff
Jennifer M. Koch, Mail Room Supervisor jkoch@albright.edu
Frank Schaeffer, Mail Clerk fschaeffer@albright.edu
Frances Torcivia, Mail Clerk ftorcivia@albright.edu


Albright College Mailing Addresses

For student mail please include student’s campus box number.

Albright College
13th and Bern Streets
P.O. Box 15234
Reading, PA 19612-5234

For student mail, please include student’s mailbox number and indicate that the mail be delivered to the mailroom.

Albright College
1621 Nth. 13th Street
Reading PA 19612

Students will receive an email from Albright College when we receive a package for them. They may then come to pick-up their package. Students must present their student ID and they are only able to pick-up their own packages.

Postage and Mailing

Stamps are available for cash purchase.

Packages with stamps on that weight more than 13 ounces must be handled by a retail clerk at the U.S. Post Office.

Weight is not a factor for packages with online postage such as Click-N-Ship, eBay, Stamps.com, Endicia and Pitney Bowes Inc., or for packages with pre-printed “no postage necessary” return labels.

Mail and parcels to be sent UPS are handled through the College Book Store in the Campus Center.

Mailing Guidelines for College Departments

  1. Provide the departmental account number for mailing charges on the front of each bundle of mail.
  1. Separate inter-campus mail, stamped mail, envelopes/postcards reflecting “No Postage Necessary” from mail to be metered.
  1. Separate sealed envelopes from unsealed envelopes.
  1. Separate domestic from international mail.
  1. Envelopes must be address side up and right side up (as opposed to upside down) and flaps down.
  1. Do not tuck flaps into envelopes.
  1. Use the correct envelopes.  First class, bulk, etc.
  1. Envelopes 6 1/8” X 11 ½” or larger must be separated from other mail and stacked flat, not on end.
  1. Do not stamp account number or place any other markings in the upper right hand corner of mail piece where the postage is applied.
  1. Campus mail for student mailboxes should be in box number sequence.
  1. When ordering an 8 ½” x 11” flyer to be distributed to all student mailboxes, request that it be tri-folded.
  1. In order to quality for pre-sorted rates, the last line of the address on letter size mail pieces needs to be 5/8th inch from the bottom of the envelope.
  1. Bulk mailings require a minimum of 200 pieces, all the same weight, in zip code order and the indicia printed on the envelope.

USPS Information

US Post Office
2100 N. 13TH St.
READING, PA 19612-0001
(800) ASK-USPS
(610) 921-7040
Fax: (610) 921-7011
TTY Service (877) 889-2457 for hearing impaired

Business Hours
Mon-Fri  8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Sat  8:00 a.m.-.3:00p.m.
Sun  closed

Last Daily Collection
Mon-Fri  6:00 p.m.
Sat  3:00 p.m.
Sun closed