Macalester Shipping Address

Please address any items you are shipping to Macalester:

First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

(Student Post Office Box (SPO) numbers are not needed for mailing and shipping.)

Contact Information

Mailing Services

Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, Lower Level

651-696-6294

Document Services

Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, Lower Level

651-696-6226

Central Stores

Olin-Rice Dock

651-696-6364

MFD Uniflow Service

651-696-6285

Picking up packages

You will be sent an e-mail notification to your Macalester e-mail when a package has been received and processed. All packages may be claimed at the Mailing Services window. Your ID will be required to pick up any packages. If you do not receive an e-mail notification, check your spam folder.

If you would like to receive a text message to your cell phone in addition to the e-mail notification, please fill out 

Picking up mail

A Student PO Box (SPO) will be assigned to all students living on campus. SPO box numbers and combinations will be available on 1600Grand after the first week in August.

Note: Students that are living off campus will not be assigned a SPO. Students that do not have a SPO will receive an e-mail when you have mail that has been received, directing you to pick up their items at the service window (similar to the package notification). Your ID will be required to claim any mail. You may fill out the SPO Request Google Form if you need a SPO during the school year.

Delivery Tracking by Carrier

Mailing Services and Document Services operate year round.

Service Window Hours:

When classes are in session:

Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

When classes are not in session:

Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

During Summer Break:

Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Saturday and Sunday: Closed