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Mail is delivered to all residence halls by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and Campus Mail Services (inter-campus mail) Monday through Saturday, when residence halls are open.

For specific information on sending and receiving mail at the University of Delaware please visit Campus Mail.

Package Delivery

During the school year, students will be notified via e-mail when they receive a package.

Please know mail service is not available when the residence halls are closed for Thanksgiving and December Break. Additionally, mail service is not available during federally recognized holidays.

On Laird Campus
Christiana Towers, George Read, Independence East/West, James Smith, Ray Street and Thomas McKean

All packages may be picked up at the Christiana Commons Front Desk seven days a week on the following schedule:

  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

On all other parts of campus
Brown, Caesar Rodney, Cannon, Gilbert, Harrington, Harter, Kent, Lane, New Castle, Redding, Russell, Sharp, Smyth, South Academy, Squire, Sussex, Sypherd, Thompson and Warner

If a package is coming from any delivery company other than U.S. Mail (USPS), package may be picked up at the Trabant University Center, Room 156, Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Packages sent through U.S. Mail (USPS), which require no signature, will be delivered with the daily U.S. Mail directly to the residence halls. These packages will be available for student pickup during evening office hours.

USPS mail or packages which require a receipt signature may be delayed if the resident is not available when the delivery person attempts to deliver.

How to Address Packages

Before Move-In, packages should be addressed to:
Student Name
Residence Hall name & Room number
c/o Campus Mail
222 South Chapel Street
Newark, DE 19716

After Move-In, packages should be addressed to:
Student Name
Room number/ Full building name
Street Address*
Newark, DE 19717

*Check the listing of street addresses under "Residence Hall Mailing Addresses" here.


Perishables (i.e., flowers, refrigerated medications) should be sent only when prior arrangements with the residents have been made to arrange receipt.

Questions about mail or package delivery should be addressed to Campus Mail Services at 302-831-2158.