Shipping and Receiving

Mail Room:

The MBL Mail Room (located in Room 8A) handles all incoming and outgoing mail where it is processed and sorted. The Mail Clerk is responsible for MBL's incoming and outgoing mail. The clerk prepares all outgoing mail and packages prior to their being sent to the post office or other carrier. The Mail Room clerk also delivers all mail to every department unless a mail box is requested by an individual. You may request a box by e-mailing the Supervisor listed below. Mail boxes are also located in room 8A. Anyone who does not have mail delivered to their office/lab is required to retrieve their own mail. All personnel is responsible for bringing their packages to the Shipping Department with the proper form, address, and cost center. The Shipping Department is located at the dock in the Lillie basement (room 10A).

All visiting personnel who expect to receive mail and/or packages must register at the Mail Room to ensure delivery. Upon departure, a forwarding address must be provided. A valid MBL or personal cost center must be written on the upper right corner of all outgoing mail that requires postage. Any address changes can be e-mailed to

All outgoing mail (including FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc.) should be in the mail room by 3:30 PM. Mail Room lobby closes at 5:00 PM nightly.

Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Monday - Friday)
For further information contact the Mail Room at: (508) 289-7228

Shipping and Receiving
In addition to Shipping & Receiving, the department also provides a wide variety of campus services including but not limited to: moving heavy equipment and class course material, recycling, shuttles, parking, grounds maintenance, warehouse management, bike storage, and large-scale shredding. For more information, see Shipping Guide to MBL Shipping and Receiving.

In order for Shipping & Receiving to process inbound/outbound items effectively, it is required upon on those all those that interact with the department to provide clear and concise information. When ordering goods and services or when having items shipped to the MBL, please specify recipient's name, phone extension, building, room number, PO# and the address on the shipping label. The official MBL address is:


7:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Monday - Friday)

Find Us

Lillie Building - Basement
Room 7A
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA


Robert (Bob) Kaski
Office: 508-289-7326
Email Bob Kaski