Spring Break Mailroom Hours of Operation

Mailrooms will close at 5pm on Friday 3/8

Saturday 3/9 and Sunday 3/10: CLOSED
Monday 3/11 – Friday 3/15: 9am – 5pm
Saturday 3/16 and Sunday 3/17: CLOSED

Regular hours will resume on Monday 3/18 at 9am


Charles River Campus Mailroom Hours of Operation

Regular Academic Year hours for Charles River Campus mailrooms are:
Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 8 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 12 pm – 5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 5 pm


Fenway Mailroom Hours of Operation

Regular Academic Year hours for Fenway mailroom are:
Monday – Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 1 pm
Sunday: CLOSED


Hours are subject to change. Please note that mailrooms are closed on all University holidays, recesses, and emergency closings. Regularly scheduled hours are typically amended around these periods.

For questions related to your mail, please call the Residential Safety office at 617-353-2307 or email dormmail@bu.edu.

Mailing Address

If you’re an on-campus resident, you can find your mailing address in the My Housing portal on the Assignment History page. The proper way to have your mail addressed depends on your housing type. Please see the instructions below.

Package Pick-up

If you receive a package that won’t fit in an on-campus mailbox, we’ll notify you through email. You’ll need your Terrier Card to pick up packages in your residence mailroom.

Mail and Package Pick-Up Locations

Not sure where to pick up your letters and packages? View the list of pick-up locations based on your residence here.

Vacation and Recess Periods

During vacation and recess periods, mail is held for delivery until the break is over. At the end of the academic year, first- and second-class mail is forwarded for a limited time to the home addresses you have on file with the University.

Storage and Shipping

Boston University partners with The UPS Store to provide you with safe, convenient, and economical shipping and storage options. There are multiple, convenient pick-up and drop-off locations on the Charles River Campus. For more storage and shipping information click here.

For more specific information about mailrooms, click below.