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Carnegie Mellon University Postal Services Policies
Student Mailboxes, Forwarding Mail


Returning Students

If you are leaving campus for the summer, studying abroad, taking a leave of absence, or leaving campus for an extended period of time for any reason but plan on returning, please forward your mail with the Post Office. We will forward all United States Postal Service domestic first class mail, magazines, and packages. Mail forwarding forms must be filled out online at http://www.cmu.edu/postoffice/forms/index.html.

Summer forwards are effective until two weeks before classes begin the following fall. All other forwards are effective until you inform the Post Office of your return to campus.

Graduating Students

Once you graduate, your mailbox will be released and you need to forward your mail by June 1 or your mail will be returned to sender. Mail forwarding forms must be filled out online at http://www.cmu.edu/postoffice/forms/index.html.

Forwards for students who have graduated are effective until June 30 and again, we will forward all United States Postal Service domestic first class mail, magazines, and packages. After June 30, all mail received at the Post Office will be returned to sender. It is your responsibility to change your address with friends, family, cell phone companies, credit card companies, banks and other institutions from which you regularly receive mail.

PLEASE NOTE!!!!! We can only forward United States Postal Service first class mail, magazines and packages. Please contact DHL, FedEx and UPS to forward packages from them. In addition, we cannot forward mail internationally.