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).
View this website for a list of up to date International service disruptions.

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.

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.

Payment options

  • 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 um.yougotapackage@maine.edu. 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.