Campus store discontinues mail services

Photo courtesy calvin.edu
Photo courtesy calvin.edu

In a continuing effort to cut costs due to the ongoing financial difficulties of the college, the Campus Store will no longer be providing mail services.

According to Tom VanWingerden, the manager of business services at Calvin, the position in the Campus Store responsible for providing mail services at Calvin has been removed. While the store will continue to sell USPS postal stamps, any other mail and shipping options have been moved to the Mail and Print Services building as of March 1.

“Students will still be able to drop off their mail at all dorm desks and will be able to utilize the US Post Office box outside of the Campus Store in the CFAC parking lot,” said Van Wingerden.

The Mail and Print Services building, on the north end of campus and attached to the campus safety offices, is a long trek for most on campus students, but the functionality of the dorm deskies should fulfill most on-campus students’ needs.

The Mail and Print Services building is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Students will need a valid Calvin identification card to purchase any stamps, packaging materials or shipping services.

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Kyle Rodriguez

Kyle Rodriguez is the Chimes lead campus news editor for the 2012-13 school year.

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