Mail Center

Services Offered

In addition to a wide range of United States Postal Service products and services, the Mail Center handles FedEx Ground and Express. Packaging materials and a variety of Flat Rate Boxes are available for purchase. You can even send mail or packages anywhere on campus, even to your friends. Fax services are also available for domestic and international.  

Student Mail Delivery


Monday – Friday by 12:30 p.m.

On-Campus Mail

If received by 2 p.m., delivered same day.

Incoming Packages

Monday – Friday
USPS and UPS by 12:30 p.m.
FedEx Ground & Express by 2:30 p.m.

We ensure that each package received is logged into our system and that an e-mail is sent out notifying the student for each package we receive. It is our top prioirity to secure all packages, that is why we have restricted the Mail Center access to staff only and why we require each student to bring their Student ID when picking up packages. You can trust that your high-value items are in good hands.

Outgoing Mail/Package Pick-Up Times

USPS Mail: Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. & 4 p.m.
UPS Ground: Monday – Friday, 10:30 a.m.
Fedex Ground: Monday – Friday, 12 p.m.
FedEx Express: Monday – Friday, 2 p.m.

Contact us

Supervisor: Joel Livingston
Phone: 651-631-5235


The Mail Center is located on the ground floor of the Graham Commons.


Academic Year

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
8 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. &
11:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday
8 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. &
10:40 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(No sales after 4:30 p.m.)
Saturday & Sunday

Academic Breaks

Monday – Friday
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(No sales after 4:30 p.m.)
Saturday & Sunday

Addressing Mail

Incoming mail for students should be addressed:

Student's Name, MC#
University of Northwestern
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55113-1598

Inter-Campus Mail

Student Mail: Full Name, MC #
Faculty/Staff: Full Name, Mail #
Please include return address in case mail is undeliverable.
No postage is necessary for inter-campus mail.