University Mail Services
Mail Services oversees the operation and distribution of the University's mail and packages.
Mail Services is not set up to accept debit/credit cards (CASH ONLY). Mail Services does not provide special mail services such as money orders, USPS tracking, delivery confirmation, signature confirmation, certified mail, express mail, registered mail, return receipt, mail insurance, international mail, etc. You may visit the nearest post office located downtown on Main Street or visit United States Postal Service. NOTE: Procurement cards can be used to pay for special mail services (listed above).
Mail Services provides professional customer service when you purchase postage stamps, pick up department mail, mail first class items and/or mail items using Priority Mail. We have convenient drop slots for use before/after hours for stamped, metered and campus mail. You may purchase envelopes (see prices below) and/or rent a mailbox for personal use (faculty/staff only). Please contact Mail Services at ext. 7408 for rental rates. We are enrolled in the Easy Permit Postage Program for bulk/non-profit mailing. We maintain a supply of interdepartmental envelopes available upon request. Mail Services also provides free window envelopes upon request and maintains a limited supply of free boxes for your mailing needs. We apologize we are not set up to accept debit/credit cards. We only accept cash. Mail Services discourages sending cash through the mail.
Receiving:Please refer to Receiving Information
Mail Services Staff:
Normal Business Hours*: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday unless otherwise specified.
Payment Method: CASH ONLY. We apologize we are not set up to take debit/credit cards.
All incoming mail should be addressed as follows:
Your Department Name
1100 College Street, MUW-(Your Box Number)*
Columbus, MS 39701-5800
* Please be sure to include the box number.
Price of Postage: As of January 21, 2018, the postage rate for First-Class Mail single-piece letters is 0.50 cents. Forever stamps are always good for mailing a one-ounce letter anytime in the future regardless of price changes. The First-Class Mail prices for these products are:
|Letters (1 oz.)||49 cents||50 cents|
|Letters additional ounces (not available at Mail Services)
||21 cents||21 cents|
|Letters (metered)||46 cents||47 cents|
|Letters to all international destinations||$1.15||$1.15|
|Postcards||34 cents||35 cents|
As of January 21, 2018, the domestic retail pricing for Priority Mail Flat Rate is:
Small box - $7.20
Medium box - $13.65
Large box - $18.90
Regular envelope - $6.70
Mail Services Envelope Prices:
Single letter envelope $0.30
Stamped envelope $0.50
9x12 clasp envelope $1.25
9x12 padded envelope $2.00
12 x15 clasp envelope $2.00