Student package lockers @ Frist

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Frequently asked questions

No. Your current assigned mailbox number and address will stay the same.
The Package Lockers are located on the 100 level of the Frist Campus Center.
You will receive an email notification that includes a specific locker bank location and PIN. If a package is too large to fit in a locker, the notice will direct you to the Oversized Package Room (OPR) on the 100 Level of the Frist Campus Center. OPR hours are 10 am-6 pm, Monday-Friday and 10 am-2 pm, Saturday.
Check your email notification to determine whether your package is in a locker or at the Oversized Package Room (OPR). If your package is in a locker, go to the specified locker bank and use the Princeton Package Lockers App or self-service kiosk to open your locker. If your package is in the OPR, you may pick up your package during OPR Hours (10 am-6 pm, Monday-Friday and 10 am-2 pm, Saturday).
You may collect your mail by going to the Mail Room (formerly the Package Room, 118 Frist) and showing your University ID and signing for it. An email will be sent to you when you receive first class mail only. Mail Room hours are 10 am-6 pm, Monday-Friday and 10 am-1 pm, Saturday.

Fun facts: New vs Old

  • New: Package lockers will be available 134 hours per week.
  • Old: Packages were only available for pick up 59 hours per week

  • New: Lockers can be opened directly from your smartphone if you download the app
  • Old: Package pickup could only be done in person at the window during manned hours

  • New: Recycling containers are placed in each locker area for sustainability initiatives
  • Old: Not currently provided

  • New: Email notifications for first class mail are to be sent out notifying you of important mail
  • Old: Mail gets placed in mailboxes without notifications

Download the Phone App!

Search for "Princeton Package Lockers" in the App Store (iOS)/Play Store (Android) on your phone or click on the following:

Download on the Apple App Store Get it On Google Play

Launch the app and tap on “Sign Up.” Follow the instructions to create your free account using your Princeton email. Sign in and start using the app to retrieve your packages.


• Immediate notification when packages have arrived and are ready for collection
• Package location
• Basic package details including the carrier and tracking number

Pick up packages whenever the Frist Campus Center is open.It’s fast, convenient and secure.

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