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Hours of Operation

Colgate Station is closed in accordance with official university holidays and observes a modified schedule when school is not in session.

Mailing Options at the USPS (Stamp) Window

Priority Mail Express®: Delivering 7 days a week, it is the fastest domestic service for time-sensitive letters, documents or merchandise. Guaranteed overnight scheduled delivery to most locations (ask our staff) including PO Boxes.

Priority Mail®: Shipping in 2-3 Business Days, based on where your package starts and where it is being sent. There are a variety of Flat Rate options. We have a variety of free boxes for this method.

Standard Post/Parcel Post: Delivery in 7-10 Business Days.

Certified First Class Mail: It requires a signature by the recipient.

Return Receipt: You will receive an electronic or hardcopy delivery record showing the recipient’s signature.

Media Mail: Only books or learning materials qualify.

International Package Shipping: Anything larger and or thicker than an 8" x 10" flat envelope will require customs forms that must be completed on-line at usps.com/international/customs-forms.htm?, or you will need to go to the Hamilton, New York USPS office.

Also available for purchase:

First Class Stamps • Air Mail Postage • Padded Bags • Postal Money Orders
If a department should require a second pickup of mail, after the daily morning run, please call Mail Services at 315-228-7490 or send an email to mailservices@colgate.edu to make arrangements.

Contact Us

E-mail: mailservices@colgate.edu
Telephone: 315-228-7490
Fax: 315-228-7292

Package Window

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
Thursday–Friday: 10:00 a.m.–4:45  p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Stamp Window

Monday–Friday: 8:15 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed