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Post Office

Welcome to the University Post Office.

The University of Southern Mississippi Campus Post Office provides mail service to the University in four areas:

  1. Contract Station: Operates a full-service Contract Station for the United States Postal Service.
  2. Incoming Mail Center: The Incoming Mail Center receives all incoming USPS/departmental mail and delivers this mail to department and personal mailboxes.
  3. Outgoing Mail Center: The Outgoing Mail Center receives and processes all outgoing University mail for entry into the USPS mail system.
  4. UPS- Students, Faculty, and departments can ship UPS and receive UPS to their Post Office boxes.

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Post Office

The University Post Office provides shipping services through our USPS contract station and our UPS window. We accept packages from all couriers for students, faculty, and staff.

Mailboxes.

Student Mailboxes

Fall Semester $65.00

Spring Semester $40.00

Summer Semester $15.00

 

The post office box rental fee is assessed to all students living in university-controlled housing. Fees are assessed on an academic year basis and are calculated on time remaining in the academic year. The fee covers box rental for the remainder of the academic year provided the student remains enrolled. Those students living off campus may rent a box at the same rate if they so desire.
Post office box rental fees are nonrefundable
Boxes are for personal use only
Boxes may not be used for business endeavors
Mail may not be received in care of (c/o) someone else

 

Departmental Mailboxes

Fall Semester $150.00

Spring Semester $100.00

Summer Semester $50.00

 

Organization and Faculty/Staff Mailboxes

Rate per year $50.00

Departmental/Organizational mailboxes are for official University business only. Personal mail should be received at home or in your personal mailbox.

Proper Addressing.

Proper addressing is the key to quick, accurate delivery of your mail.

Incoming Mail for Students

All incoming student mail should be addressed as follows:

 

Student Name
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive #_ _ _ _ (Box Number)
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001

Incoming University Mail
Incoming, official university mail should be addressed as follows:

 

The University of Southern Mississippi
Department Name
118 College Drive #_ _ _ _ (Box Number)
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001

 

Mr. John Doe
The University of Southern Mississippi
Department Name
118 College Drive #_ _ _ _ (Box Number)
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001

 

The university's shipping address, which should be used for official university business is:

 

Mr. John Doe
The University of Southern Mississippi
Department Name
2609 West 4th Street
Hattiesburg MS 39401-5876

Campus Mail.

All mail going into campus distribution must have a Southern Miss return address. The return address must include at least the sender's last name and box number. The recipient's address must include the first and last name or the department name and a valid box number. If the sender's return address is not a Southern Miss address, postage is required.

Campus mail must be presented in box number order. Campus mail that is not in box number order will require a completed meter card with a valid account number, total number of pieces, department name, box number, phone number and the name or initials of the person that authorized the mail-out. There is a charge of $0.05 per piece for campus mail that is not presented in box number order.

Unaddressed materials, such as advertising, promotions, etc., may be distributed through the campus distribution system, subject to the following guidelines:
University mailers, $0.01 per piece; material must pertain to university interest
Non-university mailers, minimum of $0.05 per piece, material must pertain to university interest
Material subject to Southern Miss Post Office approval

Contact Us

Post Office
Thad Cochran Center (TCC)

Hattiesburg Campus

Campus Map

Email
postofficeFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4013