Cowell Mailroom

Location and hours of operation

Location: Cowell College Apartment 1, room 106A.

Hours of operation: M-F 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sat 12 p.m to 3 p.m

Spring Break Closure

The mail room will be closed for Spring Break starting Friday, March 24. The mail room will reopen again Monday, April 3. Please pickup all packages by the last day of the quarter.

Read me: Be sure to check the Cowell College mailroom doors for the most updated hours. There will be occasional unscheduled closures due to illness, mailroom-related errands or unforeseen circumstances.

Student mailing address:

Student's Name
UCSC Cowell College
501 Cowell Service Road, [Box #]
Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1119

Read me: It is important that any mail sent to you includes your mailbox number. Your mailbox number is located on the envelope in which you received your key. Your room number is not your mailbox number. The number on your mailbox key is not your mailbox number.  Ask a Mail Room Assistant for help if you have forgotten your mailbox number.

Contact information: 

For additional mailroom questions, please call 831-459-2253 to speak with Alec Stouras, Mailroom Supervisor, or email

Need to close your mailbox? Looking to activate a forwarding service?

Please click here.

Are you a new student? Have you recently moved to Cowell from another college?

Please go to the mailroom to receive a mailbox, key, and mailing address.

Regarding tracking emails 

The email that some mail/package carriers send out to notify you that your package has been delivered only indicates that your package has arrived in the city of Santa Cruz. It will take another 1- 3 days to be delivered to the Cowell College Mailroom.