Mail

mailboxes

Winthrop residents can receive mail and packages at Winthrop.

Mailing address: Your Winthrop House mailing address is

(Your Name)
(Your Mailbox number) Winthrop Mail Center
32 Mill St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Mailboxes: Mail addressed to you will be placed in your mailbox. Mailboxes are located in the basement of Gore Hall, just past the Dining Hall.

Your mailbox combination is three numbers X, Y, and Z. To open your mailbox, spin the dial counterclockwise at least four times and stop at X. Then turn the dial clockwise, passing X and then stopping the next time you hit Y. Then turn the dial counterclockwise to Z. Then turn the dial clockwise, which will cause the locking mechanism to engage and unlatch the mailbox.

Packages: Packages sent to you will be held for you in the package room, which is in Gore Hall near the Security Office. You will receive an email telling you that you have a package waiting for you.

It may be difficult for packages to be delivered when there is no-one in the Security Office, e.g., 8am-4pm on the weekend. To ensure proper package delivery, please have packages delivered on Monday-Friday.

Note: At the beginning of the academic year due to the large volume of packages received, all packages will be delivered and held at a temporary mailing depot in the MAC Quad. You will receive an email telling you that you have a package and providing instructions for how to pick it up.

Sending mail and packages: There are boxes for outgoing mail next to the mailboxes in the basement of Gore Hall. You are responsible for providing appropriate postage/stamps. Winthrop House doesn't have any facilities for sending packages. The nearest Post Office is at 125 Mt Auburn St in Harvard Square.