Student Mail Services
COVID-19 Update: The mailroom is operating daily from 8.30 AM to 12.00 PM, and from 1.00 PM to 3.00 PM. Customers will still receive email notification for any incoming mail and will be provided options to collect their mail from the mailroom or have it delivered to their office mailboxes. Students will also receive email notifications for incoming mail and will be able to collect their mail from their mail boxes or the mailroom. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Amr Mahmoud at firstname.lastname@example.org or +974 4457 8394.
DHL Courier and Postage
Mail Room representative provides quotes for special DHL discounted fees on personal shipments. Payment can be made with cash or with a major credit card.
Q-Post stamps are also available for purchase in the Mail Room.
Student mailbox keys are distributed at the beginning of each semester with locker keys and student IDs. Keys must be returned before graduation. If a key is lost, it can be replaced by contacting security. There will be a charge of 50 QR for the replacement key. If a key is lost or not returned before graduation, the exit form will not be signed, until the key is returned or 50 QR is given to replace the key.
Georgetown University Qatar
Attn: [Your name]
Qatar Foundation – Education city
P.O. Box 23689
Tel: Mail room 4457-8394 (or your personal number)
Incoming Personal Mail
All personal packages that are shipped directly to the GU-Q building may require a copy of the recipient’s Qatari ID or passport, plus an additional fee for the customs administration charge. The fee and identification will be taken upon delivery of the package by the assistant in the GU-Q mail room.
Employee Mail Services
COVID-19 Updates: The mailroom is operating daily from 8.30 AM to 12.00 PM, and from 1.00 PM to 3.00 PM. Customers will still receive email notification for any incoming mail and will be provided options to collect their mail from the mailroom or have it delivered to their office mailboxes. Any on site interactions will be made through the mailroom window as customers will not be allowed to enter the mail room.
You are able to import medicine prescriptions from abroad using DHL. View the instructions to follow here carefully.
In regards to the COVID19 impact on shipping, while some countries have started resuming normal operations we might still anticipate delays to mail and shipments. As we become aware of any delays specific to individual shipments, we will communicate them to you. In the meantime, try to plan in advance where possible and ensure there is plenty of time for shipments to arrive. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Amr Mahmoud at email@example.com.
DHL Express offers special rates for Georgetown employees and dependents for inbound and outbound shipping everywhere in the world. Our onsite campus mail room or any DHL branch will offer discounted rates. Make sure to show your GU ID to DHL branches outside GUQ
Further details on GUQ personal shipping policy can be found here.
GUQ Employees are offered free business shipping, including homeschooling materials for dependents, and books for personal development courses from the D.C. campus to Doha.
Weekly Flat Mail Shipments
Flat mail shipments are sent once a week, back and forth between D.C. campus and Doha campus:
- D.C. to Doha: Fridays – 12.00 PM cut off for same day delivery
- Doha to D.C.: Sundays – 12.00 PM cut off for same day delivery
Georgetown University in Qatar
Education City – Qatar Foundation
Ar-Rayyan, P O Box 23689
Georgetown University (Qatar Office)
3300 Whitehaven St. NW
Harris Building STE B-116
Washington D.C., 20007