Office of the Provost

Faculty and Unclassified Staff Handbook
Chapter 6 -- Business Affairs: General Regulations, Services, and Procedures

 

Postage

Postage on all official University mail is paid by the University and charged to the using department. Outgoing mail should be delivered to the University mailroom prior to 2:30 p.m. to allow sufficient time for processing. All outgoing mail must be accompanied by a postage meter card. Sending of Federal Express packages must be done by 2:45 p.m. Departments will be notified of incoming Fed Ex packages. The Warehouse handles all packages to be sent out by United Parcel Service (UPS), FedEx or freight line.  On the Central Purchasing web site there is a shipping form to be filled out and attached to the package.  When ready, please call the Warehouse by 11:00 a.m. and the package will be picked up.  After this time, you will need to take it to the Warehouse by 1:00 p.m. for UPS and 2:45 p.m. for FedEx to go out that same day.  Call 4239 or 4230 for pickup or any questions. Before preparing any large mailing, one must observe postal regulations and, check with printing services. Failure to do so may delay the mailing, necessitate re-addressing of the envelopes, and/or resulting in great expense to the department. All bulk mailings must be made by or through the mailing service. The mailing service is located with University Printing Services in the Brooks Building. Frequent contacts may be set up on a mailing list.

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