Contacting Cadets

The mail room has a customer service window for cadets Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. -2:15 p.m. and 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

With the holiday season upon us and soon to be starting the Spring semester this is the busiest times for sending letters/packages to cadets. We have been asked by the Lexington Postmaster to remind everyone to make sure you use the correct address information.

Please use the address information below to make sure your letters/ package gets to VMI

Do not use P.O. Box in the address; this may delay delivery and cause the letter/package to go into the Lexington city mail distribution.

Cadet ( followed by name)
510 Burma Road
VMI BOX ( See Below )
Lexington, VA 24450

VMI Box Numbers

Use 800 prefix for two-digit box numbers (10 thru 99) -- Example: VMI Box 10 is 80010

Use 80 prefix for three-digit box numbers (100 thru 999) -- Example: VMI Box 100 is 80100

Use 8 prefix for four-digit box numbers (1000 thru 1999) -- Example: VMI Box 1000 is 81000

Please do not address cadet packages to any academic or athletic buildings they will not be delivered and will be returned by the Lexington Post Office.

Tips Before Sending Items:

  • Check the VMI BOX # and address.
    • Do not use P.O Box make sure you use VMI Box.
    • USPS, UPS and FEDEX require the street address for delivery.
  • Do not send cash
  • Do not send perishable items (fruit)
  • Cadets receive an email when a package arrives
  • Cadets may only sign/pick-up their own packages

Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everyone in Auxiliary Services!



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