SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ: AMZN)–Amazon today announced Amazon@Lubbock, a new fully
staffed pickup location near the Texas Tech University campus. The
Amazon pickup location offers the Texas Tech community a convenient
location to pick up and return Amazon orders, including virtually
everything one needs for life on campus, from course materials and
everyday essentials to tech devices.
Opening in Fall 2016, this approximately 2,700-square-foot space will be
located at 2407 Ninth Street, centrally located near the university and
easily accessible to students and the greater Lubbock community.
Additionally, Amazon Prime members will receive Free One-Day Pickup on
millions of items. Students can sign up for an Amazon Prime Student
membership and get a six-month free trial followed by 50% off the
regular price of Prime. To learn more, visit amazon.com/joinstudent.
“We are thrilled to bring an Amazon pickup location to the Texas Tech
and greater Lubbock community,” said Ripley MacDonald, Director of
Amazon Student Programs. “Whether students are ordering textbooks,
electronics or snacks, Amazon will provide a convenient and secure spot
for them to pick up their stuff at hours that work with their schedules.”
Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following
universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst,
University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The
University of Texas at Austin, and University of California, Davis, as
well as in the college communities of University of California, Santa
Barbara, and University of Cincinnati. Amazon will also open more
locations in 2016, including: The Georgia Institute of Technology and
California State University, Long Beach, as well as in the college
communities of University of Akron and University of Connecticut.
About Amazon Prime Student
Amazon Prime Student gives college students Free Two-Day Shipping on
millions of items, and special offers and promotions created just for
students as part of the six-month free trial. After that it’s just $49 a
year—half the price of a regular Amazon Prime membership—and includes
unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video, over a
million songs with Prime Music, and access to the Kindle Owners’ Lending
Library. To learn more, visit amazon.com/joinstudent.
Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is
guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor
focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and
long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized
recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct
Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are
some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more
information, visit www.amazon.com/about.