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Amherst College has a full service post office that ships domestically. We distribute over 60,000 packages to Amherst students, faculty, and staff during the academic year.

You can find the Amherst College post office on the first floor of the Keefe Campus Center.

Phone: (413) 542-5776

Post Office Staff

Post Office Hours

Retail Window9:00am - 3:30pm (Monday–Friday)
Package Window8:30am - 4:00pm (Monday–Friday)
Student Parcel Window9:00am - 4:00pm (Monday–Friday)
Summer Hours8:30am - 3pm (Closed Sat. & Sun.)

Please Note

The Post Office is closed on Sundays, holidays or when Amherst College closes for inclement weather. Any changes to daily hours of operation will be posted in the daily mammoth.

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Student Mail Information

Learn more about the package and mail pick up process, Whole Foods and other grocery style deliveries, and what to do with returns and rejections.

How to Properly Address Packages for Staff and Faculty

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Please use the following format when addressing packages:

Department name
Department building address
Amherst, MA 01002

Please make sure when ordering through Workday punchouts that your address is correctly listed. 16 Barrett Hill Drive should not be put for department packages. Doing so may cause delays in delivery or being Returned to Sender.

Department Purchase's for stamps and packages go to Campus Print and Mail, which is located in College Hall 155 South Pleasant Street on the ground floor.

  • Personal Mail or Personal Packages: Personal mail and packages can be brought to Retail Window for shipping.
  • Payment Method: We accept cash, check or AC dollars