Important message for parents, students & loved ones. When sending something of importance or of value to a student it is highly recommended to send it in such a way that a signature is required. FedEx,UPS & USPS all offer signature required service upon request. For more information please contact Brian Sweetra Supervisor of Mail Services.
Mail Services can help determine the correct amount of postage and deliver the mail to the Post Office.
UPS & FedEx shipping services are also available. Husky Gold is the accepted form of payment for these shipping services. There is a nominal shipping and handling fee when shipping through UPS & FedEx.
Mail leaves at approx. 3:00 PM Daily.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why do some letters go to my Residence Hall and some go to Mail Services?
Any letter or package that requires a signature will remain at Mail Services. All other mail will be delivered to the residence hall.
How long will it take for a letter or package to arrive?
Delivery time will be dependent on the destination and way it was sent (Express, 1st class, media, etc.)
How much will it cost to send this package?
Cost will be determined on destination, weight, size, class and service. Calculate Postage
What should I do regarding my mailing address when I am going to graduate ... or leave for summer break?
Notify people who send you mail. Let them know about your new address. This will significantly reduce delays and other related delivery issues.
You must include your resident hall name and correct address info - see box on the top left of this page titled "Student Address Format." Contact information provided in that area if you have questions.
When sending a greeting card with something of value inside, it is best to disguise the card so that it does not attract attention to itself. From the time it leaves your hand to the time it arrives to the addresse, it has been seen by many eyes and touched by different people, some may not be as trustworthy as you.
When you are expecting a package to be delivered to the University, make sure you know which carrier will be delivering the package, and the tracking number that is placed on that package. This knowledge will allow you to track your package and also assist Mail Services to better serve you.
When a package is sent to Bloomsburg University via the United States postal service with "delivery confirmation service" included, it is important to remember the following:
When you track your package you may find the status as delivered. This means that your package was scanned at the United States postal service in the town of Bloomsburg. It may or may not have been delivered to Bloomsburg University.
This can be quite confusing and frustrating at times. Please be advised of this when using the Delivery Confirmation Service from the United States Post Office.
When ordering textbooks for the semester, it is better to have them delivered to your home address.