UWF Postal Services operates a full-service U.S. Post Office in the University Commons (Bldg. 22).
The Post Office is open from 7:45 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturday, Sunday and UWF observed holidays. Students may also pickup packages at the Post Office on Saturdays from 7:30 to 11:00 AM. The Post Office lobby is accessible for supplies, student mailboxes and the stamp vending machine during all University Commons operational hours.
Comment Forms are available in the UWF Post Office lobby. Please use these forms to provide input about the service you receive and suggestions for improvement. All comments will be reviewed for appropriate action.
If you need assistance, please call us at the appropriate telephone number found on our complete BAS Staff List (PDF).
The U.S. Postal Service picks up and delivers mail at UWF at 7:30 AM and at 3:45 PM daily, Monday through Friday and on Saturday at 7:30 AM. All mail that is ready for dispatch will be placed on the mail truck at these times for entry into the mail stream.
UWF Postal Services will collect mail in the U.S. Mail collection boxes on campus at 3:00 PM Monday through Friday for pickup by the USPS at the above times. These collection boxes are located in the Post Office Lobby, Village East and West apartments parking lots, Pace Hall, Argo Hall, Heritage/Presidents Hall, Martin Hall, WUWF Radio (parking lot B), and near College of Business, Building 74, and Foundation, Building 12.
UWF Postal Services must receive departmental Mail requiring processing by 3:00 PM Monday through Friday in order to be postmarked and processed in time for pickup by the USPS Mail truck on the same day.
University staff and faculty are not authorized to receive personal mail or parcels at the University through UWF Postal Services. UWF Postal Services personnel are State of Florida, not U.S. Postal Service, employees. UWF staff and faculty employees must give correspondents a home or other off-campus address for their personal mail. Personal mail received by UWF Postal Services will be held at the Post Office for personal pickup or returned to the sender if the problem persists. The UWF Campus Mail System may not be used to send personal mail to other employees.
UWF Postal Services operates under the Federal Private Express Statutes and State guidelines. Therefore, only official UWF mail is authorized to be placed into the Campus Mail system. Campus Mail may not be used for delivery or exchange of mail that is considered for private use or personal advantage. Greeting cards to individuals, personal notes or letters, personal party invitations and announcements, gifts, solicitations, advertisements or commercial mail etc. are not authorized.
Religious, political or chain letters, or offensive material is prohibited and may not be sent using Campus Mail. Mail, which appears to violate these rules, will be returned to the sender’s department.
Personal sealed and stamped letters may be placed in Campus Mail for same day postmark and placement into the U.S. Postal Service mail stream.
Additionally, assistance is provided upon request anytime there is a departmental need. Call 474-2436 for information.
UWF departments and mailers are responsible for budgeting and accounting for postage expenses, preparing mail in accordance with USPS rules and regulations and this Postal Guide, addressing mail correctly and submitting mail with the properly completed UWF Postal Charge Memo. Mail must be properly addressed and the return address must include the department/office name. Organizations and departments should use this guide for preparing all mail and follow the procedures outlined.
They are also responsible for informing all departmental employees about essential things they need to know about mail rules and requirements. Each department should also designate someone as an authorized agent to sign for accountable mail for their department and staff.
Departments changing locations or wishing to change mail pickup and delivery areas should coordinate with UWF Postal Services before changes are made in order to insure a smooth transition. If employees leave, transfer or change locations UWF Postal Services must be notified at 474-2436.
Additionally, departments are responsible for determining the disposition of mail for employees who have moved or transferred, and advising the employee to notify potential mailers of their new address. New employees should be advised not to have personal mail sent to the University address.
Returning and forwarding First Class mail. Strike through or cover the University’s address (with label or marker), but not the individual’s name. Write “return to sender” with a reason, or “forward to” and the new address. Also mark out the barcodes on the front and back with a black marker.
Standard bulk mail without endorsements cannot be forwarded or returned.