The ACOR office staff supports the administrative needs of the center and provides advice, direction and general guidance.

Most questions regarding Amman, Jordan and the Middle East Resources can be investigated via internet, libraries, numerous available guidebooks, etc. We recommend doing research before you arrive. See also the ACOR Library pages. If you have additional questions, contact ACOR or the ACOR librarian for assistance.

Office Hours
The ACOR Amman office operates 8:00AM – 4:00PM (Ramadan hours are 9:00AM – 3:00PM), Saturday through Thursday. On Friday the office is closed. Amman is +2 hours Greenwich Mean Time and +7 hours Eastern Standard Time.

U.S. stamps are available for purchase in the ACOR office and mail sent from Jordan can be posted for you. Mail to the USA can go via our pouch to the US office in Alexandria, VA, but there can be delays.

The ACOR mailing address used for all mail is:

The American Center of Oriental Research
P.O. Box 2470
Amman 11181 Jordan

For UPS, FEDEX, DHL, etc., use this address and include the PHONE on the label.

8 Rashad Al Abadle Tla’a Ali
Amman 11181 Jordan
Phone: 962-6-534-6117
Fax: 962-6-534-4181

Local delivery offices of international couriers deliver to ACOR, but must have the ACOR phone number on the label. Street addresses are not widely used in Amman although they are becoming more common.

Residents and excavators/students can have mail delivered to ACOR at the above address, but must have their name in the top line and c/o ACOR. If there is a major project that they are working on, include that project name/excavation name on the face of the envelope.

Air Mail to/from Jordan and the U.S. takes from 5 days to two weeks and in some cases two months (rare). Overnight packages, via courier services take from 3-7 days.