The Center for Archaeological and Tropical Studies
The Center for Archaeological and Tropical Studies

Contact Information for CATS and the PfBAP Field Program

Applying to Participate in the PfBAP Field Program

Refer to the application page for information about applying to participate in the Programme for Belize Archaeological Project field program.

Contacting CATS

Phone: (512) 471-5946
Email: fredv@mail.utexas.edu

By Mail

1 University Station R7500
The University of Texas at Austin
Mesoamerican Archaeological Research Laboratory/TARL
Austin, TX 78712-0714

By Courier (FedEx, UPS, etc)

Center for Archaeological and Tropical Studies/TARL
J. J. Pickle Research Campus, Building 5
10100 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78757

Website Administration

For questions and concerns related specifically to website issues, please contact us at fredv@mail.utexas.edu.

Contacting the PfBAP

Phone: (512) 471-5946
Email: fredv@mail.utexas.edu

By Mail (in the U.S.)

1 University Station R7500
The University of Texas at Austin
PfBAP Field Program
Center for Archaeological and Tropical Studies/TARL
Austin, TX 78712-0714

By Mail (in Belize)

The PfBAP receives mail once per week. Mail service in Belize is sometimes slow and may take 10 to 14 days or longer.

  • Please do not send packages to project participants. Packages sent to and from Belize may take a very long time to arrive and may be subject to expensive duty charges upon arrival. Additionally, due to mail forwarding, packages cannot be received at our post office box.
  • Postcards are available locally and may be sent from Belize easily and inexpensively.

To send letters or postcards (do not send packages) to Belize, please use the following address:

(Recipient's name)
c/o PfBAP
P.O. Box 2
Orange Walk Town
Orange Walk District
BELIZE
CENTRAL AMERICA

By Fax (in Belize)

Faxes are received and sent every few days from a nearby general store, and may be received by project members free of charge.

Faxes may be sent to +011.501.323.0065, where 501 is the country code for Belize and 323.0065 is the local number in Belize. Senders must clearly label faxes Attention: RECIPIENT'S NAME, at PfBAP.

Faxes may be sent from Belize to the U.S. for about US $2.50 per page (price is estimated and is subject to change without notice).

By Email (in Belize)

Email access is not available in camp or locally.

Emergency Contact (in Belize)

There are no telephone lines in the PfBAP camp. If extremely urgent contact is necessary, you may call the Programme for Belize at +011.501.227.5616, where 501 is the country code for Belize and 227.5616 is the local number in Belize, and leave a message.

You may also fax the Programme for Belize at +011.501.227.5635, where 501 is the country code for belize and 227.5635 is the local number in Belize.

Please do not use these numbers for everyday communication.