Parcel Arrival Notifications
- All parcels will be signed for by USC Postal Service upon arrival at USC and entered into our internal parcel tracking system.
- Students assigned to a USC mail box number will receive an email notification in their “Inbox” @email.sc.edu from firstname.lastname@example.org when a parcel is ready for pick up at the USC Student Mail Center. Parcel arrival email notifications may also be viewed on your cellular device.
The email notice is sent to the recipient’s USC email address in the following format:
Sent: Mon 2/14/2011 9:55 AM
To: Doe, John
Subject: Your package has arrived
- If you are expecting a parcel but have not received a package email notification, please check your “Junk” mail folder. This situation can be corrected to receive future package email notifications in your “Inbox” by adding "email@example.com" to your “Safe Sender” list.
- To claim shipped items, you must present your Carolina Card to the Student Mail Center.
- More information is available at http://www.postalservice.sc.edu by clicking on “Student Mail Service” or contacting the Student Mail Center at 803-777-4109.
- If I receive an electronic notification from the shipper (USPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL), can I go to the Student Mail Center to pick up my package?
No. The Student Mail Center receives hundreds of packages a day. All packages requiring
a signature as well as those larger than your mail box dimensions must be processed in our
internal SQBX package tracking system before the item can be picked up from the Student
- Where can I pick up my package?
Student Mail Center
Location: Carolina Underground (Basement of Russell House)
Package Pickup Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Closed on University Holidays )
- Can I have packages delivered to my residence hall?
No. All packages must be addressed to your USC mailing address:
Student's Name (no nicknames)
USC Student Box __________ (5 digit box #)
1400 Greene St
Columbia, SC 29225-0112
All mail / packages must be addressed to the student's name and assigned mailbox number to avoid being returned to the sender.
Do not use “P.O. Box” in your mailing address. These are campus mailboxes @ University
of SC and not USPS post office boxes.