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Post Office

Department Overview

Fall Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday 9:30 am to 3:45 pm.(12 pm to 1 pm and 4 pm to 6 pm package pick up only when student workers are available)

Saturday: Package/Mail Pick Up Only  10:0 0am to 3:00 pm


Welcome to the Swarthmore College Post Office, located on the first floor of Parrish Hall. We are here to help you make sure your mail gets sent and delivered safely and efficiently. Explore this site for information on our hours, services, and staff members. If you have any questions, please contact us at 610-328-8368 or

Summer access to student mailboxes will be limited to students with assigned College housing. For more information on receiving mail over the summer, please visit our Student Summer Mailbox Access page.  

If you do not have summer mailbox access, please return your mailbox key to the College Post Office. There is a dropbox located on the left side of the customer service window. A $20 key replacement fee will be assessed for any key not returned.

Scan for your packages using your OneCard!

You can now use your OneCard to scan for your packages in lieu of a signature, improving the accuracy of the package-pickup verification process. You still have the ability to sign for your package if you do not have your OneCard on hand.