Mailroom

Students

Addressing

Your proper Muhlenberg address, whether you live on campus or in a M.I.L.E. house, is as follows:

[First Name] [Middle Initial, if used] [Last Name]
Seegers Union Box #_____
Muhlenberg College
2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA  18104-5586     
                          

This form of address is to be used on all mail sent to you and it is important that your box number be included.  Where possible, please include your middle initial as many students have the same first and last names.  Please do not address mail to “P. O. Box ____” as this is not a post office box.  Room numbers, residence hall names, nicknames, illegible handwriting, mail in the name of a parent, or missing box numbers, will also delay delivery of your mail or it may be returned to sender, if it cannot be identified.  Please also remind family and friends not to send cash through the mail. 

Mail Box Combination

Combination numbers are not given out over the phone. You may access your combination by logging onto Capstone.  Click "Directory Information" and select "Muhlenberg Mail Box" from the drop-down list.  You may also stop by the mailroom with photo identification, for your combination number. Combination lock instructions are posted on the walls in the vicinity of the mailboxes. 

Mail Boxes

Each student is assigned a mailbox number which remains the same while at Muhlenberg.  Students are advised to check their mailboxes regularly and to lock them properly after each use.

Mail Delivery

Academic Year

Mail is delivered daily to the students' mailboxes on the lower level of Seegers Union. Packages are to be picked up at the Mailroom. (See Package Pick-up).

Summer

Students who are remaining on campus for the summer, or students who will be away, but would like their magazines forwarded, must complete and submit the Student Mail Summer Registration form.

First-class mail for graduating students and students who are away for the summer will be forwarded for up to three months. Packages will be returned to sender unless prior arrangements are made.

Winter

Students who are remaining on campus for the winter are required to complete and submit the Student Mail Winter Registration form.

First-class mail for students who are away will be forwarded. All other mail will be kept on campus.

Mail Forwarding

Each student is responsible for filing a change of address with the United States Postal Service and to notify family, friends, companies, publishers, etc., of their new address.  Mail for students who are no longer at Muhlenberg will only be forwarded for up to three months, after which time it will be returned to sender.

Package Pick-up

Students are required to pick up packages at the Mailroom, located in the General Services Building behind the Haas College Center.

You will receive an e-mail from the Mailroom if we receive a package for you.  You can then come to the Mailroom during regular business hours (see Hours of Operation), with your student identification to claim your package.  Because of limited storage facilities, it is recommended that packages be picked up within five business days from the date received.

Perishable, refrigerated, and fragile shipments are discouraged as the mailroom does not have adequate storage facilities.  Please note that the mailroom will not be held responsible for either uncollected or perishable packages, or those that require special handling. 

Student Clubs and Organizations

Student clubs and organizations are advised to contact the Mailroom at Extension 3162 prior to preparing a mailing.