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Student Mail Policies Procedures

Students, expecting a package? Please note, small items will be placed in mailboxes. Larger items will be checked in and you will receive an e-mail notifying you that you have a package.

Click here to search for your package. Search by Last Name. The search results can be narrowed by entering Last name, First name. Be sure to put a comma and a space between the two names. The list is updated every hour on the quarter hour, starting at 10:15 am, Monday through Friday.

Hours of Operation


Main Window (business mail and package pickup): We are located in the basement of the old University Union, directly below the Susquehanna Room

Mail Pickup

Mail is delivered to the offices and dorms on campus by 11:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Mail Services - University Business Mail Only
Business Mail/Parcel Services

Express Mail - domestic and international
Global Priority - flat rate boxes and envelopes only
First class - domestic and international
Pre-Sorted First Class - domestic
Media Mail - domestic and international
Parcel Post - domestic and international
Standard Mail (formerly Bulk Mail) - domestic
Certified - domestic
Registered - domestic and international
M-bags - overseas surface mail
UPS - domestic
IMEX - International mail and courier service

Phone number: (607) 777-2914.
Fax: (607) 777-6920.

Window Services Information

Postage sales are provided at no additional cost to the University community for faculty, staff, and students personal use. Because postage is sold for face value services are limited to the following:

Please be aware of the following policies:

Parcel Pickup:

Tracking of outgoing parcels:

Addressing Format


Students - Name & BU Box Number must appear on all mail & parcels!

The BU box number and mailbox combination can be found on the  BU Box Numbers link on Residential Life page . Mail for students living in all the residential communities should be addressed using the following format:

Private couriers (UPS, FedEx, etc.) can not deliver to post office boxes. Substitute 4400 Vestal Parkway East for the PO Box.


Addressing Intra-Campus Mail



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Last Updated: 7/14/14