Students

Student Mail and Packages

U.S. Mail: Using Your Yale Station P.O. Box

Get ALL your U.S. Mail letters and packages on time in one place.

  • Yale requires that all students use their U.S. Post Office box for receipt of all their letters and packages.
  • Using your P.O. Box guarantees that all your mail and packages get to you in one location without delay or confusion.

Use this format to address your U.S. Mail and packages:

  • Student’s Name
  • P O Box _ _ _ _ _ _ (6-digit box number) 
  • New Haven, CT 06520- _ _ _ _ (last 4 digits of box #)
    Stop by Yale Station to sign up for these free services:
    • Street Addressing: Yale Station now receives UPS and FedEx deliveries for students. The student’s box number must be included in the address. *See proper addressing below.
    • Real Mail Notification Services: Receive an email or text message each day new mail is received in your P.O. Box.
    • Signature on File: Provide Yale Station with your signature and have signature-required mail and packages accepted for you.
    United Parcel Service

    No student packages should be sent to your college or Master’s Office. If you want your package held at the Yale Student Receiving Center, use the following address:

    • *Student’s Name
    • 143 Elm St 
    • New Haven, CT 06511

    (*Students will be notified via email when packages are received.)

    If you want your package sent to Yale Station, use this address:

    • Student’s Name
    • 206 Elm St # _ _ _ _ _ _ (6-digit box number) 
    • New Haven, CT 06520-_ _ _ _ (last 4 digits of box #)

    You will be notified by text message or a slip in your box when your package arrives. Your package can be picked up with the rest of your mail at one convenient location.

    Federal Express

    Address your packages to Yale Station:

    • Student’s Name
    • 206 Elm St # _ _ _ _ _ _ (6-digit box number) 
    • New Haven, CT 06520- _ _ _ _ (last 4 digits of box #)

    You will be notified by text message or a slip in your box when your package arrives.