Mail Room

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Mailroom Summer Hours

Please be aware that the mailroom will observe summer hours beginning on Monday, May20th through to Friday, August 9th.

Hours will be:

10:00 a.m. – Noon and 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

On Fridays the mailroom will close at 12 noon in observance of the campus summer hours.

Please be aware that all large mailers will require two weeks advance notice for completion in a timely manner; an email of notification should be sent to the mailroom as well as the Service Response Manager for the Facilities Department.


Location
Campus Center, Lower Level
610-921-7817

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

Information


Albright College Mailing Addresses

FOR U.S. MAIL
For student mail please include student’s campus box number.

Albright College
13th and Bern Streets
P.O. Box 15234
Reading, PA 19604

FOR EXPRESS MAIL AND DELIVERIES.
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 19604

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