Postal Information for Students
Welcome to the University Mail Center information guide. Your University Mail Center is located on the 1st floor of the Student Union.
Students with rental boxes located in the Mail Center can expect their letter mail and notices regarding USPS parcels to be boxed by 9:30 a.m. Parcels from other carriers arrive at the Receiving Station and are delivered to us at different times throughout the day. Notices are boxed as soon as they are processed. Parcels may be picked up in person as soon as the notice is retrieved from your box. Our last delivery for parcels is usually between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Receiving Station does not make parcel deliveries to the Mail Center on Fridays.
- Regular First Class
- Return Receipt
- Delivery Confirmation
- Signature Confirmation
- Priority (domestic and international)
- Express (domestic and international)
- Parcel post (domestic and international)
- Letter air post
- Library rates
- Bound and Printed Matter
- Media Rates (subject to inspection)
Picture ID is required to pick up any mail for which you have received a notice. You must present the notice and your picture ID. Your Southeastern ID, Driver's License, Photo Credit/Debit Card, Photo work ID or similar identification verifying your name and a photo are allowable.
Please note that only USPS mail is received and shipped to and from this location. All other carriers including, but not limited to, FedEx, UPS, DHL, Airborne Express, etc. may be received for current box holders only using the following addressing convention:
Your Box Number
c/o 2400 North Oak Street
Hammond, LA 70402
Obtaining and Closing a Campus Rental Box
Campus Rental Boxes are available for rent to the campus community and surrounding community. Boxes located in the Mail Center are available for rent to students living in Southeastern Oaks and The Village and commuter students. Students living in any of the contemporary residence halls will be issued a box during the Housing check-in process.
The total cost to open a new box for the Fall or Spring semester is $16.00 in cash or check (with picture ID). The total cost for opening a new box for the Summer semester is $8.00. The cost of renewals is $16.00 per Spring or Fall semeter and $8.00 for the Summer.
In the event that a key is misplaced, a replacement key may be purchased for $25.00.
If you are interested in renting a University Rental Box please stop by the University Mail Center located in the Student Union, Room 103.
Sharing of boxes except by spouse or sibling is prohibited.
Only mail and packages addressed to a current box holder will be delivered. It is policy that the name and number on the box must match the articles received. All else will be returned to sender.
Postal employees cannot check your box for mail. You must come in person, with your key, or send someone with your key to check your box for mail or notices.
Boxes must be closed or renewed by the deadline advertised via box notices, signage and notices posted on the university webmail login page. Failure to meet the deadline will result in box closure.
Box renewals or closures must be done in person at the University Mail Center. Please remember to fill out a Change of Address form upon closure of your box so that mail may be forwarded to your new address.
Federal law prohibits mail from being permanently forwarded from an open box. You must close the box, return the key and complete a Change of Address form in person (signature and W# is required).