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New Student Mailbox and Address Policy Announcement

August 27th, 2010 — 12:55pm

New Changes to Student Mailboxes

To improve the distribution of student mailboxes on campus, Central Services is implementing a new student mailbox distribution methodology.  Instead of students receiving a new mailbox every fall semester, students will receive a mailbox number and keep the same mailbox for four years.

In the Mail Center, the mailboxes are arranged in numeric order. To ensure that the mail is sorted into the appropriate student mailbox, it’s imperative that to include the mailbox number on all correspondence.

Full name, WC Box Number

Please also arrange the mailing in numeric order before bringing it to Central Services.

Faculty and staff can search the “Online Directory” for a particular student’s mailbox number or to obtain a list of student names and mailbox numbers at Please click on “Online Directory” and login to gain secure access to this information.

If you have issues or concerns or need more information, please contact Beverly Nickerson at ext 7282.

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Important – Student Mailbox Changes

June 10th, 2010 — 12:38pm

Mail to students should be addressed as follows:

Your Name
WC Box#__________
300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown, MD 21620-1197

It order to receive your mail please provide mailbox number above street address so that the post office does not deliver your mail to their local post office box holders. Failure to provide box number can delay delivery of your mail by several days.

More information on addressing student mail can be found here.

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Having Trouble Printing Wirelessly?

March 24th, 2010 — 9:44am

If you happen to be having a difficult time printing to the devices in your office wirelessly, make sure you have set up your computer to use HP Jet Direct as opposed to LPD printing protocols.  You can make the change easily by going to System Preferences > Print & Fax on the Mac or Control Panel > Devices and Printers on Windows.

If you have any questions about setting up printers for use on the WC wireless network, contact the HelpDesk at 410-778-7777.

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Personal Mail & Packages

December 9th, 2009 — 11:43am

Central Services has recently begun seeing an increase in the number of personal shipments arriving for staff and faculty at their facilities. This is especially true as the holiday season approaches, with more and more gifts items for home and not work piling up in the Central Services space.

Due to a lack of physical space in the Central Services work area, we request that you do not have your personal holiday shopping – or personal shipments at any other time of the year – delivered to Washington College.

Central Services understands that there are emergency situations where personal items like medicines or overnighted documents must be delivered to your work address and we will work with you to accommodate these situations.

If you have any questions or concerns about personal shipments, please contact the Central Services Front Desk at 410-778-7871.

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Mail & Print Now Online

December 9th, 2009 — 10:17am

Mail & Print from Central Services is your on campus resources for shipping packages, receiving campus and standard mail and making copies and full color prints – all in house.  OIT is please to announce that, starting today, you will be able to connect with all that Mail & Print has to offer right from our website.

Just click the Mail & Print link in the sidebar navigation no matter where you are on the OIT website.  From the new Mail & Print homepage, you can learn more about all of the great services on offer, find out about shipping and document deadlines and more.

To visit Mail & Print at its new online home, visit:

If you have any questions about Mail & Print, please contact the Central Services Front Desk at 410-778-7871.

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Postal Service Rates for Fall 2009

June 5th, 2009 — 10:11am

The U.S. Postal Service enacted an across-the-board postage rate hike on May 11, 2009. The price of a first-class stamp rose 2 cents from 42 to 44 cents. Under the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act, prices for mailing services are reviewed annually and adjusted each May, with the overall average price increase capped at the rate of inflation, currently 3.8 percent. This postal increase will likely become an annual occurrence.

New Rates

  • First Class Letter, 1 oz. $0.44
  • Large Envelopes, 1 oz. $0.88
  • Postcard $0.28
  • Parcels, First Ounce $1.22
  • Certified Mail $2.80
  • First Class International Letter $0.98
  • Canada $0.75
  • Mexico $0.79

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