F-1 visa dropbox passport

Hi , i had my interview for F1 visa this morning and everything was good , i left the embassy and checked the status at CEAC and my application status was approved and the visa stamping , the thing is i still have my passport with me , do i need to drop it off or what ?

The CO should have asked you to submit the passport and keep it. You can reach out to the consulate and ask or wait for them to email you to submit the passport.