The Austin Peay State University Campus Post Office
Location and Hours of Operation
The APSU Post Office is located on the lower level of the Morgan University Center (see campus map and parking map) and is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm, year round. However, the service window does close at 3:30pm due to the USPS mail pickup deadline. The APSU Post Office is also closed on University Holidays.
United States Postal Service (USPS) Contract Station
The APSU Post Office is a proud Contract Postal Unit (CPU) for the United States Postal Service (USPS) which allows the APSU Post Office to provide postal products and services to the University and the surrounding community at U.S. Postal Service prices.
USPS services and products provided include:
- Forever Stamps
- Stamped Envelopes
- Priority Mail
- Priority Mail Express
- First Class Mail
- Retail Ground Service
- International Services
- Media Mail
- Library Mail
- Non-Profit and First Class Bulk Mail
- Insured Mail
- Certified Mail
- Return Receipt
- USPS Tracking
- USPS Money Orders
UPS, FedEx, and DHL Drop-off Location
The APSU Post Office currently only offers retail services for USPS products and services, but is a drop off location for Pre-Paid UPS, FedEx, and DHL packages. These packages can be dropped off at the APSU Post Office service window and will be taken to Central Receiving to be picked up by the carrier the following business day. Pre-paid postage and labels can also be printed out at our Self-Service Kiosk (see below for additional details).
Self Service Kiosk
The APSU Post Office offers a self-service computer station located in the lobby of the Post Office. This kiosk includes a computer, scale, scissors, and tape to assist customers with:
- USPS Click-N-Ship
- Prepaying for UPS, FedEx, and DHL shipping labels
- Printing return labels from Amazon, eBay, etc.
- Filling out custom forms for international mailings
- Submitting mail forward requests
Mail Drop-off Deadlines
All USPS letters and packages are picked up Monday through Friday at 3:30pm and UPS/FedEx/DHL packages are picked up the following business day that it is dropped off at the APSU Post Office.
Stamped mail, metered mail, and on-campus interdepartmental mail can be dropped off using the mail slots located next to the gate near the P.O. Boxes anytime the University Center is open.
On Campus Mailings (Department and Student)
The APSU Post Office is responsible for the collection and distribution of all campus interdepartmental and student mailings. The university community can use the APSU Post Office to mail items to different departments or students free of charge. Interdepartmental mailing envelopes are also free for use and pick up at the service window. Please be sure to include the Date, Name or Department, P.O. Box Number, and Sender information such as Name and P.O. Box. Postage is never required for on campus communications and this mail is distributed throughout the entire day as it is received.
P.O. Box Rental
Students who live in campus housing are pre-assigned a campus P.O. Box, which can be found on APSU OneStop. Your P.O. Box number, mailing address, combination, and instructions can all be found under your Personal Tab on the APSU OneStop.
APSU P.O. Boxes are located on the lower level of the Morgan University Center just outside the lobby of the campus Post Office. Commuting students can rent a P.O. box for $9.00 a semester and Faculty/Staff can rent a box for either $22.50 (six months) or $45.00 (one year).
For additional information on P.O. Box rentals feel free to contact Lynn Suiter at firstname.lastname@example.org or (931) 221-6378.
Once packages are received at the APSU Post Office, staff will place packages in the recipients P.O. Box to be picked up at their leisure. If the package is too large to fit into their P.O. Box, then staff will hold the package at the service window for pickup and notify recipients of their package via email. Recipients picking up packages will need to bring a form of ID with them.
Mailing and Shipping Prices
The APSU Post Office provides all the exact same low mailing and shipping prices as the USPS, which can be found on their “Mailing & Shipping Prices” website. The USPS also offers a “Postage Price Calculator” that allows you to calculate your exact postage price. However, we welcome anyone interested in mailing a package to come see us at the service window where we can better show you all your mailing options and price choices.
Forms of Payments
The APSU Post Office is able to accept cash, check, and all major credit/debit card. However, USPS Money Orders can only be paid for using cash.