University Mail Services restricts collection/distribution to mail items only. Freight, supplies, records, etc. are handled by Central Warehouse.
USPS in-bound mail and internally generated mail is sorted by 10 a.m., Departure for mail delivery to the departments is at 10:30 a.m., residence halls are serviced after 1 p.m.
USPS out-bound mail requiring postage is processed for pick-up by the USPS at 2:30 p.m.
Courier Service to UConn Hartford, the UConn Health Center, School of Social Work, School of Law, MBA Program Downtown, Legislative Office Building and several other locations, is provided by Central Warehouse. This mail is sorted and prepared at UMS for pick-up by the Stores courier each morning. Questions regarding this service should be directed to Central Warehouse at 6-6297.
Residence Halls/Student Mail – UMS delivers USPS, UPS, Fed-Ex, mail and UConn-generated Student mail to residence hall mailrooms Monday – Friday afternoons. US Postal Express mail packages due for delivery on Saturdays will not be delivered until Monday. Students who would like to pick up Express Mail Packages on Saturdays from the Storrs Post Office should call the Post Office at 860-429-9681 on Saturdays between 8 – 9:30am to have them hold it aside for pickup. UMS is the "Agent" for the University and scans all trackable mail before delivering to the Student Residence Hall Mailrooms. Any mail that have been delivered to "Agent" after 11am is processed the next business day. An automatic email is generated once your package has been scanned from your mailroom to be picked-up. (No email notification is sent for mail that is placed into your mailbox.)
PLEASE NOTE: Due to higher volume of incoming mail at the beginning of each semester (2 - 4 weeks), mail is delayed 2 - 3 business days from notice of agency (via: UPS, USPS, FedEx, etc.).
For more information on Student Mail, visit the Student Mail Services Website.
Department Mail – The University requires all faculty and staff to receive their personal mail at home or permanent address. Occasional correspondence from friends and colleagues is not considered personal mail.