Roanoke College

Mail Services

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The Post Office is located in the Lower Level of the Colket Center.


Roanoke College offers a variety of mail services, including:

  • Providing campus mailboxes for all types of mail distribution
  • Interdepartmental and on-campus mail delivery
  • Stamp sales
  • Sending of Certified, Express, Insured, and Priority mail
  • Sending packages, including internationally
  • Sending FedEx including Next-Day Air
  • Forwarding student mail during summer break and after graduation
  • Mail is received and distributed Monday-Friday, except for holidays
  • Receiving and distribution mail and packages from all carriers

Mail Services Hours


Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm
Phone:  (540) 375-2315

Use this format for addressing mail to enrolled students:

Student Name
Roanoke College
221 College Lane
Campus Box _______ (this is the student's campus mail box number)
Salem, VA  24153

General mailings to the College:


Faculty/Staff Name
Department Name
Roanoke College
221 College Lane
Salem, VA  24153

Bulk Mailing Procedures (for RC departmental use only)


Requirements for mailing from Roanoke College Mail Services
  1. Minimum 200 piece count
  2. Must be in zip code order
  3. Notify Mail Service one week prior to mail date to include piece count and account number
  4. Mailings larger than 2 trays must be brought to Mail Services via the RC Maintenance Department
Information for mailings processed by outside vendors
  1. Using the College Permit #11 requires that you inform Mail Services of the estimated mailing cost and RC account number one week prior to processing
  2. Using Permit #11 requires that the mailing be taken to the Salem Post Office
  3. Using the vendors' permit may speed up the delivery of your mail, as it does not have to go through the Salem Post Office
  4. Using the vendors' permit may also reduce your mailing costs
  5. In using the vendors' permit, all mailing costs are paid directly to the vendor.