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Campus Services

USPS

The Mail Center offers a wide variety of postal shipping services utilizing the U. S. Post Office as the vendor.

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USPS

USPS mail is taken to the Post Office after 3:45 p.m. Monday – Friday
Please have your mail at the Mail Center no later than 3:15 p.m.


Available USPS Services:

  • Domestic and international shipping:
    • First-Class
    • Priority – Free Priority boxes and envelopes available for this service
    • Media – Domestic only
    • Express to P.O. Boxes
  • Certified Mail with Return Receipt.
  • Stamps – variety is constantly changing.
  • Drop off location for pre-paid shipments and returns.

Addresses can be to a street address or a PO Box.

For express service, the college uses FedEx.

Cost for packages:  Weight, size and delivery address all factor into the cost of a shipment.  We must weigh and measure your package in order to get the exact cost, so please bring your packages to the Mail Center and we can quote you a price. 

How long will my package take to get there?  This depends on the level of service used to ship your package.  The Mail Center has a variety of options available.

Forms: Customs, Certified and Return Receipt forms are all available at the Mail Center.

Boxes & padded mailers - The Mail Center sells a wide variety of packing and shipping materials, including tape, boxes, bubble wrap, regular and padded envelopes.  We also have a limited number of free, gently used boxes that may meet your shipping needs.