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Mail Room

The Converse College mail room operates under the Business Office, providing a full array of postal services including daily pick-up and delivery services of the U.S. Mail, inter-campus, and inter-agency mail to more than 500 residential students and 200 faculty and staff personnel.

Overnight services, packages shipments and deliveries are handled through the U.S. Mail, FedEx and UPS. U.S. Postal stamps may be purchased, and packages mailed at any time during normal business hours, on a cash-only basis.

The following forms and mail packaging materials are free and may be requested through our office:

  • FedEx airbills
  • Overnight envelopes
  • Packaging materials
  • Intercampus envelopes

General Information

Mail Room Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30-12:30, 1:30-4:45*. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
*See our Converse community COVID-19 resources page for Spring 2020 mail room hours.

Student Mailbox Access: All day, 7 days a week

Contact information
Converse College Mail Room
580 E Main St
Spartanburg SC 29302
Phone: 864-596-9138
Manager: Carol Gibbs

Mailing Information

Mail Services For Students, Faculty And Staff

  • How to properly address mail
  • Sending and receiving packages
  • Mail room hours

Student Mail Services

U.S. Postal Services (USPS): Converse’s mail room provides mail processing and delivery for students who live on campus. Generally, mail is placed in student boxes between 11:00 am and 12:30 pm each morning, Monday through Friday. The outgoing drop box is in the mail room located in the Montgomery Building.

In-bound mail

Make sure senders have your correct address, including your box number.

Example:

Inbound mail USPS example

Outgoing mail

For the best possible service remember to address it properly:

  • Use full names.
  • Provide a delivery address and return address that includes your box number.
  • Use 2 letter state abbreviations.
  • Include zipcode.
  • International mail should have country name in ALL CAPITALS on the last line.

Example:

Outgoing mail example USPS

Receiving A Package

  • An email will be sent to you when your package has arrived and is ready for pick-up. (Please do not attempt pick-up based on the carrier’s notification. Otherwise, you may make an unnecessary trip.)
  • Only students that live on campus can receive packages.

Sending A Package

  • USPS, FEDEX and UPS packages with prepaid labels can be dropped off for pick-up by these services.
  • When mailing a package that needs postage, we are only able to accept cash payments.
  • Packages are picked up a 1:30pm each day.

Mail Forwarding

  • Students leaving residential housing for the summer will have their first-class mail forwarded each day.
  • Graduating seniors will have their mail forwarded up to one year to their home address unless a new address is provided. Please update your address with all companies within the first two months of graduating.

Faculty/Staff Mail Services

U.S. Postal Services (USPS): The Converse mail room provides mail processing and delivery for faculty and staff. Mail deliveries and pick-up are strategically located throughout the campus. Faculty/Staff mail and packages will be delivered or can be picked up in the mail room daily. No weekend or holiday services are available.

In-bound mail

Make sure senders have your correct address including your department name.

Outgoing mail

For the best possible service remember to address properly. Include your name and department on all outbound mail to ensure proper departmental charges.

Meet the Team

Part-time Mail Clerk
Mail Room Manager
See our Converse COVID-19 resource web page for coronavirus-related updates for the Converse community.  Converse Community Updates >
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