Current and Returning Students

Some of the most commonly requested information for current and returning students from the College Post Office at Wheaton College - Wheaton, IL.

Q. Do I have to check-in every year?

A. Yes

Q. Why do I have to check-in to my CPO Box?

A. New and returning students must check-in:

  • So we know you are here!
  • To receive your CPO Combo!
  • So you can provide contact info for perishable items and CPO Box Issues!
  • SO WE KNOW YOU ARE HERE

Q. What if I don’t check-in?

A. Starting the 3rd week of classes, we will begin to close CPO Boxes with check-in forms found to be incomplete. Once your CPO box is closed mail will be returned to sender.

Q. I didn’t check-in, but I am checking my CPO Box…

A. Starting the 3rd week of classes, we will begin to close CPO Boxes with check-in forms found to be incomplete. Once CPO Is closed mail will be returned to sender.

Q. When can I send my books and belongings?

A. CPO will not hold anything until August 10th (2 weeks before school begins).

Q. When is the best time to Place online orders and Mail boxes from home?

A. We suggest placing orders and mailing items no more than 5 business days before you arrive on campus.

Q. What if my packages arrive early (before August 10th)?

A. Anything that arrives before August 10th will be returned.

Q. How do I address my letters and packages?

A. Please address as follows:  

     Name
     CPO Box #
     501 College Ave
     Wheaton, IL 60187

Q. I forgot/lost my COMBO already!!!

A. CPO charges $1 (cash) to get your COMBO. Be sure to; take a picture, text it, or save the combo in your phone.

Q. The question I have isn’t here!?

A. Email CPO! cpo@wheaton.edu