Amazon Student and Amazon Prime members at UC Berkeley can get Free
Same-Day Pickup on over two million items when shipped to the
Amazon@ASUC Student Union location
Amazon@ASUC Student Union is the first Amazon pickup location to
feature an interactive Amazon device experience
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2016--
(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today 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
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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. To learn more
about Amazon Student, visit amazon.com/joinstudent.
To learn more about the ASUC Student Union, visit asucstudentunion.berkeley.edu.
“With the addition of the Amazon pickup location, the ASUC Student Union
is able to offer something students have asked for and introduce a new
way of engaging the campus community within the student union space,”
said Joseph Greenwell, Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs. “We
are excited to see this new service model come to life and enhance the
overall student experience here at Berkeley.”
“We're thrilled to team up with the ASUC Student Union to bring this new
experience to UC Berkeley,” said Ripley MacDonald, Director of Amazon
Student Programs. “This marks our fifth campus community to offer a
staffed pickup location providing students with a convenient and
affordable way to get everything they need for university life. We look
forward to bringing this experience to even more students and campus
Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations including:
Amazon@Purdue, Amazon@UMass, Amazon@IslaVista, and Amazon@Cincinnati. In
addition to UC Berkeley, Amazon also has confirmed agreements to open
two more locations in 2016 with the University of California, Davis and
University of Pennsylvania.
About Amazon Student
Amazon 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 Instant Video, over a
million songs with Prime Music, and access to the Kindle Owners’ Lending
Library. To learn more, visit amazon.com/joinstudent.
About the ASUC Student Union at UC Berkeley
The ASUC Student Union at UC Berkeley builds upon the school’s
prestigious academics to provide students with an equally valuable
experience outside of the classroom. Focused on creating an involved and
empowered campus experience, the ASUC Student Union offers support and
resources to more than 35,000 students at UC Berkeley.
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.
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