Student Handbook

Personal Possessions

Shipping Belongings to Smith

You may want to send trunks and boxes to the college after you have received your housing assignment.

Small boxes can be sent parcel post; large boxes and trunks should be sent via UPS. All packages should be prepaid and insured. If you have any questions please contact mail services at

During the Academic year, please address your mail items in the following manner:

(Registered Name)
Smith College
1 Chapin Way, Unit #XXXX
Northampton, MA 01063

Please do not have your items arrive more than one week before you arrive at campus.

These items will be held for you at Mail Services located on the lower level of the campus center.

Do not use the term “P.O. box” number. Please send items no earlier than one week before the opening of the college.

Please visit and to locate your nearest processing location.