Important: Recent Postage Delays
Please send any urgent or time-sensitive mail be sent via Priority Mail Express. This mail is separated from all other mail and processed immediately (e.g. medications, passports, important documents).
The University of Maine’s U.S. Postal Service Substation
The UMaine Package & Postal Center located in the Memorial Union, is operated by the UMaine Printing and Mailing Services. It provides package pickup, mailing and shipping services for students, faculty, staff and guests.
Enter from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Plaza and head toward the entrance that has a curved brick wall on the left side. Once you enter, take a left at the Memorial Union map on the wall and the Package & Postal Center will be down the hall to your left at Room 151.
Semester end: On-campus students — update your mailing address on MaineStreet to ensure your mail is forwarded home. If you are expecting packages before move out, please contact your carrier to update the address. We are not able to forward all packages.
U.S. Postal Service mail information
- Mail letters and packages
- Send U.S., Express (2-day), Priority (1- to 3-day), International and interoffice mail
- Purchase envelopes, stamps and money orders
- Pick up Priority Mail boxes (pay priority shipping costs)
- Deposit letters in the after-hours drop slot
Mail is picked up at approximately 2 p.m. Monday—Friday. Mail is not sent on weekends, holidays or when the university is closed due to inclement weather.
- The Package & Postal Center accepts cash or check as methods of payment
- ATMs are located on this floor at the UCU substation as well as near the University Bookstore
Resident package pickup and mail delivery
Please wait for an email notification from firstname.lastname@example.org. before coming to pick up your package. Make sure you add that address to your contacts!
- U.S. Postal Service mail requiring a signature or that is too large for a residence hall mailbox
- Pick up FedEx, UPS and DHL deliveries*
- Other deliveries, such as flowers and balloons
*UPS and FedEx drop locations
The campus drop location for FedEx (other than Ground) and UPS is outside the New Balance Field House, behind the bear statue. FedEx Ground must be notified and given a pick up location. You can also drop off these packages for FedEx and UPS at Printing and Mailing Services in the Keyo building Monday—Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.