October 11, 2016

Register to vote!

Use Columbia TurboVote to register:

  • Register to vote in your home state
  • File for your absentee ballot
  • Sign up for election reminders

The process is quick, intuitive, and free. Questions? Get answers with this great guide from Columbia's Office of Government and Community Affairs.

September 28, 2016

Starting this Monday, October 3 the main entrance of Wien Hall should be used to access the Package Center.

Enter the Wien Hall building doors, swipe at the guard desk, and proceed downstairs. The kiosks are at the bottom of the stairs. Check-in and then proceed through doors to the Package Center.

The Morningside Drive service entrance to the Package Center will not be an access point again until next fall.

August 31, 2016
The Package Center in Wien Hall will be open this Saturday, September 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
August 29, 2016
Please be advised a fraudulent message is being sent to students that they have a package waiting. All messages from the Package Center will always list Wien Hall as the pickup location and include Mail Services contact information. We will never ask you to click a link or provide any personal information. If you receive this fraudulent email, delete it and block user immediately.
August 8, 2016
The Undergraduate Package Center is now open in the lower level of Wien Hall. This location is for picking up packages only. Please see your email for more information. Email us at with any questions.
June 15, 2016
The Undergraduate Package Center will be moving from Lerner Hall to Wien Hall this August. We will share more information on the website and via email in the coming weeks.
May 26, 2016
The Undergraduate Package Center will be closed this Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day. The Package Center will reopen Tuesday at 10 a.m.
August 28, 2015

Columbia Mail has transitioned partnership of its Student Mail operations to Swiss Post Solutions, or “SPS.” SPS is a premiere global firm in this field, with proven operational efficiency at other universities across the country and with corporate clients across the world. The SPS team of customer service ambassadors began in July as the new face of Columbia Mail’s Package Center. 

August 18, 2015

All packages (excluding oversized parcels and perishables) are kept for up to 14 days. After 7 days, you will receive an email notification that the package is scheduled for return if not claimed within the next 7 days.

Oversized parcels are kept for up to 7 days only. After 7 days these items are returned to sender.