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Mail Carriers Utilized by Dickinson



All UPS, FedEx and USPS must be received at the Mail center no later than 3:00 PM and ready to ship for same-day pickup.

FedEx Express- Overnight packages larger than 16 X 13 X 3 must be at Mail Services by 10:00 AM to allow for same-day pickup.

FedEx Ground - retrieves all parcels ready for shipment when our delivery occurs. All items arriving at the window after our delivery is made will leave the next business day. Delivery times will vary.

The shipper is responsible for paying all chargebacks that may occur for personal packages shipped.
Examples are and not limited to:
Oversized packages
Residential and or fuel surcharges
Address Corrections
And for international packages - Brokerage Fees, Tariff Fees, or Added Value Tax, will be the responsibility of recipient.

Five important steps for shipping your packages:

  • Sender’s email address – You will receive an email containing the details on how the package was sent, what it cost, and a tracking number.
  • Department Postage Number
  • Phone extension – so that we can contact the sender if there are any questions.
  • If you are shipping to a foreign country or foreign military address you must include an international phone number and an email for the recipient, complete the content, quantity, and value section of the *shipping form.
  • UPS and FedEx provide up to $100.00 of insurance. If your package is valued at more than what is provided, it is important to add additional insurance.


There is a $5.00 service fee on all personal packages being shipped UPS, FedEx and DHL. DHL also incurs an additional $5.00 pick-up fee per package.

A $5.00 service fee will be applied to all personal packages shipping USPS at a minimum total of $4.00 or more.

Mail and packages are not retrieved from the Post Office on Saturday or Sunday. If sending an overnight to campus you will want to utilize UPS or FedEx notices are posted asking for these packages to be delivered to our Department of Public Safety.