University Mail Services University of Virginia
Mailing Address
University Mail Services
P.O. Box 400101
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4101
Physical Address
1101 Millmont Street
Suite 101
Charlottesville, VA 22904
 

Hours of Service

COVID-19 Notice (See below):

University Mail Services - Operating Monday through Friday from 7:00 am - 3 pm, excluding most holidays. (Holiday schedule below.)

In order to provide you with efficient, effective and economical service, we deal with various private-mailing services. This allows us to identify specific services, which can best meet your individual needs. UMS does not accept FedEx, Airborne, or UPS, etc. shipments nor do we deliver their packaging.


USPS (United States Postal Service) Newcomb Hall -1st Floor — Contract Postal Station (434-924-3123) Operating Monday through Friday from 9 am through 5 pm.

The USPS Contract Station is located in Newcomb Hall as part of University Mail Services. The hours are below:

  • Customer Service Window — Monday through Friday from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, (4:00 pm - 4:30 pm no sale transactions, package pick up only), excluding most holidays. (Holiday schedule below.)
  • Lobby with mailbox access — Monday through Saturday from 7:30 am - midnight, Sunday from 9 am - midnight, or the same hours as Newcomb Hall.

The contract station offers the following services:

  • Sale of Postage Stamps
  • Sale of Money Orders
  • Certified, Insured and Express Mail
  • Rental of Mail Boxes
  • International Mail
  • Mailing of 1st and 3rd class mail
  • Receipt of FedEx, UPS etc. (Students Only)
  • The USPS Contract Station is a separate entity and is independent from the University. All purchases must be paid using either cash, check, or Cavalier Advantage.


Stamp Window – McKim Hall (434-924-2758)
COVID-19 Notice:

The Stamp Window: — McKim Hall is part of University Mail Services. The Stamp Window is Operating Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm, excluding most holidays. (Holiday schedule below.) The Stamp Window is closed for lunch from 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm.

The Stamp Window offers the following services:

  • Sale of Postage Stamps
  • Certified, Insured and Express Mail
  • Mailing of 1st and 3rd class mail, and Packages under 16 oz.
  • IDT Transactions for Postage and Stamps
  • International Mail


Holiday Schedule 2020/2021
(Closed, no mail service. See exceptions 1 & 2.)

    • New Year's Day (Wednesday, January 1, 2020)
    • Martin Luther King (Monday, January 20, 2020)
    • Spring Break Day (Friday, March 13, 2020) 2
    • Memorial Day (Monday, May 25, 2020) 
    • Independence Day (Friday, July 3, 2020)
    • Labor Day (Monday, September 7, 2020) 1
    • Day before Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 25, 2020) 2
    • Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 26, 2020)
    • Day after Thanksgiving (Friday, November 27, 2020)
    • Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24, 2020) 2
    • Christmas Day (Friday, December 25, 2020)
    • Additional Holiday (Monday, December 28, 2020) 2
    • Additional Holiday (Tuesday, December 29, 2020) 2
    • Additional Holiday (Wednesday, December 30, 2020) 2
    • New Year's Eve (Thursday, December 31, 2020) 2
    • New Year's Day (Friday, January 1, 2021)

      1 - Newcomb Post Office will be open modified hours.
      2 - Mail delivery provided where prearranged by department.

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