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Amazon open pickup points on University of Pennsylvania, UC Berkeley

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Amazon announced Amazon@Penn, a new staffed package pickup point to be opened on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

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The first such facility at an Ivy League university, Amazon@Penn offers the Penn campus community a convenient location for members of the Penn Community to pick up and return their Amazon orders.

Opening in Spring 2016, this 3,558 square foot space will be strategically located in 1920 Commons, the University’s largest dining facility, with easy access for Penn students whether they live on or off campus.

In addition to mobile-enabled, self-service package pick up, it will be the first Amazon pickup location to feature communal work spaces with interactive media pods where students can connect their laptops and mobile devices to TV monitors for presentations, brainstorming, studying, and collaborating.

Additionally, Amazon Student and Prime members will receive Free Same-Day Pickup for orders placed by noon and Free One-Day Pickup for orders placed by 10PM.

Amazon announced the grand opening of Amazon@ASUC Student Union, a staffed pickup location situated in the Martin Luther King Jr. building in Lower Sproul on the UC Berkeley campus.

Amazon@ASUC Student Union offers the UC Berkeley campus community a convenient location to pick up and return Amazon orders, from everyday essentials to technology.

This 3,500 square foot space is the first Amazon pickup location on a university campus to feature an interactive Amazon device experience where students can watch movies, play games, read books, listen to music, and more on Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, and Fire TV devices.

Students, faculty, and staff will be able to activate their own personalized UC Berkeley shopping experience at asucstudentunion.amazon.com.

Once activated anyone can ship to the location and Amazon Student and Prime members will receive Free Same-Day Pickup for orders placed by noon and Free One-Day Pickup for orders placed by 10PM.


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