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

Things to Look for When Inspecting Mail

  • Restrictive markings: PERSONAL, EYES ONLY, or SPECIAL DELIVERY
  • Handwritten or poorly typed addresses
  • Misspellings of common words
  • Excessive weight
  • Excessive security material such as masking tape, string, etc.
  • Excessive postage
  • Mailed from foreign country
  • Addressed to title only or incorrect title
  • No return address or can't be verified as legitimate
  • Addressed to someone no longer with your organization
  • Protruding wires or aluminum foil
  • Rigid or bulky packaging
  • Oily stains, discoloration or odor
  • Lopsided or uneven envelope
  • Crystallization or powdery substances on wrapper
  • Ticking sound
  • Shows a city or state in the postmark that does not match the return address
  • Damaged envelopes or packages