Hours of Operation

HMS Mail/Shipping & Receiving service hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Assistance may be received by dialing any of the service departments. Direct dial from an outside line is 617-432-followed by the last four digits of the extension.


Manager of Campus Services, Devonne Countryman: 617-432-7909 or devonne_countryman@hms.harvard.edu

Official Postal Formats

Harvard Medical School
New Research Building
77 Louis Pasteur Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Instit
4 Blackfan Circle
Boston, MA 02115

Harvard Medical School
200 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Mail Delivery

Mail that is addressed to NRB and HIM is delivered to 77 Louis Pasteur and is sorted and distributed by the staff in that location.

Mail that is addressed to Warren Alpert, Armenise, Goldenson, Gordon Hall, C Building, LHRRB, Seeley Mudd, TMEC, Vanderbilt Hall, Landmark, 180 Longwood, Tremont St., Mass General, BIDMC, Dana Farber, 181 Channing, Harvard Vanguard, Countway Library, Harvard Dental & Kendall is delivered to the mailroom on the South Campus and distributed by the staff in that location.

FedEx and UPS

FedEx and UPS usually makes deliveries to the Receiving department between the hours of 9:00am -11:00am. Priority and Standard overnight packages are delivered by the receiving department. If you have a package that needs to go out via either service you may download a shipping label from the UPS website or retrieve FedEx shipping materials from the FedEx box located on the first floor of the Warren Alpert building outside of the Courtyard Café. Outgoing packages should be packed, secured with the label on top and delivered to the Receiving department located on the ground level of the Warren Alpert Building.

Loading Dock

The loading dock hours of operation are from 7:30am-4:00pm. You may arrange to have deliveries made to the dock before 9:00am and after 11:00am by calling 617-432-1718. If you are coordinating a move or have a delivery that will require the use of the dock for more than an hour, it is necessary that you give as much advanced notice as possible. If there are any issues please call Devonne Countryman at 617-432-7909.


Parking is not permitted in the loading dock areas. These areas are strictly prohibited and are monitored by Harvard Police. If there is an issue you may call HUPD at 617-432-1212.


Outgoing mail which requires postage must have a postage form attached with the bundle and must contain a 33 digit bill back code. The form can be obtained by clicking this link. After the form is filled out it can then be placed in the outgoing bin for pick up