Mail Services

Grinnell College Mail Services meets the needs of our students, faculty, and staff by providing the College community with collection and distribution of mail and related packages and correspondences throughout Grinnell and the world, and doing so in a timely, accurate, safe, and cost-effective manner while adhering to all postal regulations.

Mail Services

Services Offered

  • Individual and booklet stamps for purchase
  • FedEx mailing supplies
    • A FedEx drop box is located in the lobby of the mailroom.
    • FedEx drivers check the drop box at 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, with exceptions on holidays).
  • Collection and distribution of student and department mail and parcels and delivery of internal campus mail
  • Recycling bins for various materials and packaging
  • Campus publications and program brochures, including the Scarlet & Black, available in the lobby on a first-come basis
  • Outgoing and incoming FAX service
    • FAX number: 1-641-269-3406.
    • Please specify recipient's name in bold on front page.
    • Out-going transmission from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Fee: $1.00 for first page; 25¢ for each additional page.
  • Notary by appointment

Window Hours

Monday thru Friday

During Academic Year: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • 9 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. (Incoming mail for processing only)
  • 1–5 p.m. (Student package pickup only)

Academic Break Hours: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Incoming mail for processing)
  • Noon – 4:30 p.m. (Student package pickup only)

The mailroom is not normally open on weekends with the exception of the weekend before fall classes begin and the weekend of Graduation. (Mailroom service window hours will vary during these weekends.)

Department Information

(641) 269-3406

Joe Rosenfield Center (JRC)
1115 Eighth Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

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