While UMBC Mail Services handles the postal needs of campus departments, individuals have access to United States Postal Service (USPS) mailing services and Federal Express (FedEx) shipping resources through The Comm_Store.  Sales are cashless with purchases made using the Campus Card. All USPS services, except money orders and passport photos, are available.

Postal Counter

Any type of mailing can be accommodated, metered and delivered to the USPS Post Office.  Options can be discussed to assure the best mailing choice with respect to speed and cost. A full range of offerings, such as Priority and Express Mail, as well as services, such as certified, registered, return receipt and insured mail are readily available. Items brought to the counter by 4 PM will be taken to the Post Office that same day.

Stamps and Mailing Supplies

Stamps, in any denomination or quantity, are typically available over the counter with a wide selection offered for those looking for a bit of variety or fun in posting their letters. With respect to supplies, most anything mailing related is available for purchase. This includes a wide variety of standard envelopes (padded, tyvek, cushion, Kraft, #10) and specialized mailers (CD, AV, tubes, flats, boxes) in various sizes. A full range of USPS Priority and Express packaging is also stocked and available at no charge to the user.

Shipping Center

Most shipping needs can be accommodated. A full selection of USPS offerings is available from overnight Express mail to economical Parcel Post. Both domestic and international mailings are handled.  For those seeking a carrier service, FedEx services are available for domestic shipping.  FedEx offers a variety of options including one, two and three (Express Saver) day delivery, as well as, the very economical Ground and Home Delivery offerings.  If you wish to package your item in the store, a wide selection of boxes is available along with a variety of packing materials to protect your shipment.  The right box, packing and labeling are the best ways to issue a safe, on time delivery of your item.  Everything needed for such is available at very reasonable prices.

Notary Public

Various convenience services designed for use by our student community are also available in The Comm_Store.  These include fax send/receive, copying and Personal Mail Boxes, as well as, access to a scanner, color printer and typewriter.  One service that has proven of particular interest to faculty/staff is the availability of a Notary Public at a low flat rate fee.

Location: University Center First Floor
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 4 PM
Campus Extension:  22222

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