Cowell Mailroom

Location and hours of operation

Location: Cowell College Apartment 1, room 106A

Hours of Operation:  Mon-Fri:  11 am-4 pm

                                    Saturday:  11 am-2 pm

                                    Closed Sundays


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

Thanksgiving Closure: The Cowell Mailroom will be closed:                                                                                    Tuesday, November 26, 2019-Sunday, December 01, 2019. 

Regular hours will resume on Monday, December 02, 2019. All packages delivered during the closure will remain in the mailroom and processed for pick-up. 

 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 name and 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 Mailroom Assistant for help if you have forgotten your mailbox number.

Contact information: 

For additional mailroom questions, please call 831-459-2253 to speak with the 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 or email


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 may take another 1- 3 days to be delivered to the Cowell College Mailroom.