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Drop Locations and Procedures
U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Mail
Outgoing mail can be deposited in any USPS mailbox or in the outgoing mail slots on the 3rd and 4th floors of Lerner Hall.
Stamped, outgoing packages can be dropped for collection at the 3rd floor mail window in Lerner Hall. Columbia Mail offers discounted FedEx shipping services to students and Columbia affiliates, with FedEx rates significantly lower than FedEx’s online or in-store rates. To ship a package via FedEx, a Domestic Shipping Form or an International Shipping Form must be completed and provided with the package. Columbia Mail also sells shipping supplies, including boxes, bubble wrap, padded mailers and envelopes.
Columbia Mail distributes intercampus mail to the following University locations:
When sending intercampus mail, always include the receiving department's mail code, if applicable. A mail code is a four-digit number assigned to each department and office on the Morningside Heights campus. To find the mail code of a department, academic building or individual, visit the online University directory and search by the name of the department or an associated staff or faculty member. Note that only Morningside campus locations have mail codes.