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Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock today

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Amazon announced Amazon Lubbock, a new fully staffed pickup location near the Texas Tech University campus that is set to open on Wednesday, September 14.

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.

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 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.

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"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.

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