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Offices & Services

Central Services



Mail to students should be addressed as follows:

Washington College
300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown, MD 21620-1197

*mail for students in sorted in house by the WC Central Services staff.  Students will receive an email to come pick up when we check in their mail!

Incoming Campus Mail:

Incoming USPS mail typically arrives at Central Services around 10:45 am. This mail is generally sorted by noon. Let family, friends, billing departments and subscriptions know too! 

Students will be notified via email when they have received a package AND any mail.


Department Delivery & Pick Up

Most departments have a scheduled delivery and pick up time. If your department misses its scheduled pick up time please bring outgoing mail to Central Services. Mail received after 3:30 pm will be sent out on the next business day. All mail must be marked with the department name and account numbers and international mail must be marked and separated.

Campus Mail

Campus Mail can be mailed as single sheets or stapled packets - or confidential documents in envelopes - to campus departments, groups or individuals. See the Mail & Print Guide for more information.

International Mailing

Central Services can help you send mail home - no matter where home is. We handle mail coming from and going to countries all around the globe and our friendly staff can help you find the best rate, properly address your letters and packages and fill out the proper customs forms.

You can also use the USPS international postage calculator to get an approximation of the postage required to mail your item.

If you are shipping a package with UPS or FedEx, you may also use the UPS shipping calculator or FedEx shipping calculator.

Be sure to also review the Shipping a Package page.

Addressing International Outgoing Mailbill placed in an envelope


International mail requires the same information as domestic mail when addressing a letter or package:        

Line 1:     Name of Addressee

Line 2:     Street of Post Office Box Number

Line 3:     City/Town, Principal or Sub Division

Line 4:      Full Country Name printed in all   Capital   Letters


Customs Forms

Some international mail may require customs forms. For more information about customs forms, please read the Mail & Print Guide,  or contact Katie Brilz at 410-810-7112 or Robin Locke at 410-778-7867. We will also be happy to assist you with customs forms in person.


If you would like to know more about international mailing, please contact Katie Brilz at 410-810-7112 or Robin Locke at 410-778-7867 .