Shipping Resources

Business Mail Delivery & Parcel Pick-Up

U.S. Mail and Campus Mail deliveries occur once per weekday to all university departments. To arrange for a pick-up please call 740.593.1850 or email To ensure same-day processing of parcels and Express items, please call or email for pick-up no later than 1:00 p.m.

To ship an item for University business, a shipping form [PDF] complete with a valid university account number needs to accompany the item being shipped.

Shipping Services

Mail Services supports shipping options through USPS, UPS, FedEx ground and FedEx Express including:

  • First Class Mail
  • Express Mail
  • Priority Mail
  • Certified Mail
  • Insured Mail
  • Stamp Purchases

Faculty, staff, and students may also take advantage of Ohio University’s discounted rate for personal shipping needs by visiting the Mail Services Receiving Facility located at Building 37 at the Ridges. Credit card or check payments are required for personal packages and a shipping form [PDF] must accompany the package.

Mail Services carries various boxes, envelopes, and other shipping materials for a small fee to assist with preparing your package for shipment.


Freight & Specialty Shipping Services

Do you need to coordinate a shipment to or from an Ohio University campus or a shipment requiring special handling such as Haz-mat materials, freight shipping, or customs clearance for an international shipment? If so, eShipGlobal provides specialty shipping services, which is through the University’s membership in the E&I sourcing cooperative.

Specialty shipping services available through eShipGlobal include:

• Temperature-controlled shipments

• Haz-mat cargo shipments

• Customs clearance

• LTL (less than truckload) freight shipments (e.g. packages exceeding parcel shipment weight and size constraints) 

• Packaging, Crating, and Labeling for freight shipments 

Obtain A Quote & Coordinate Shipment: 

If you have a Specialty Shipping Service need, you may contact eShipGlobal at and to receive a quote. If you decide to move forward with the service, submit the quote through a service agreement requisition and a purchase order will be issued. eShipGlobal will submit all invoices to once the service is complete.