Division of Business and Finance

Division of Business and Finance

Welcome to Mail Services

Important: New Rating System for Shipments as of January 2015

At Eckerd College Mail Services we strive to provide our College Community with outstanding service as we manage your postal and shipping needs. Mail Services routes incoming mail and packages for the students to their Campus Box and delivers business mail and parcels to the appropriate department.

Campus Boxes are located outside the Mail Services Center, in Edmundson Hall, and are accessible 24 hours a day. Box combinations are available through ECWeb. Instructions for viewing your box combination.

Normal Hours of Operation

  • Student Service Window: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • College Business: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Campus Boxes: 24 hours a day


Through the Service Window, you may purchase individual First-class and international stamps, as well as books of stamps. You also may purchase shipping services from USPS, UPS, FedEx and DHL. Mail Services staff can weigh your package and provide a variety of carrier and/or shipping options based on lowest rate or fastest delivery.  Click here to see important information on the new rating system which threatens to substantially increase fees for all domestic and international shipments effective January 2, 2015.

The following carrier service options may be purchased through the Service Window. Click on the links below for specific information regarding these and other services provided by the carrier.

United States Postal Services USPS:

  • First Class (letters, flats, packages)
  • International (letters, flats, packages) under 13oz.
  • Priority Mail
  • Media Mail
  • Parcel Post
  • Certified
  • Return Receipt

United Parcel Service UPS:

  • Overnight, Next-day delivery
  • 2 day
  • 3 day
  • 3 day select
  • Ground

Federal Express FedEx:

  • Overnight, Next-day delivery
  • Ground
  • Home
  • Freight (receive only)


  • International only

Folding and Inserting

  • The Copy Center provides this service to the College

Mail Services Manager

Duane Heinrichs


In order to better accommodate students, during the first few weeks of the Fall Term, Mail Services will be extending its hours of operation by adding the following weekend hours:

Friday, Aug. 28 - 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 29 - 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 5 - 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 12 - 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Normal weekday hours will remain Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
No Sunday hours.