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Mail Services

Hours of Operation: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Mail Services: Extension 24286
Shipping and Receiving: Extension 24512

Incoming Mail

Mail Services processes all incoming mail from the Canada Post Corporation and delivers to each department commencing at 9:00 a.m. All items must have the following information:

ADDRESSEE’S NAME
DEPARTMENT NAME
BUILDING NAME AND ROOM NUMBER
“MCMASTER UNIVERSITY”
1280 MAIN STREET WEST
HAMILTON ON
APPROPRIATE POSTAL CODE

Outgoing Mail

All outgoing mail must be sorted, before pickup, as follows:

Canadian
U.S.A.
Overseas
Campus
I.U.T.S.
Courier Items

All outgoing mail is charged to the departmental chartfield string corresponding to the department on the return address, unless otherwise noted.

Couriers

Mail Services is an on-campus drop off point for daily pickups for Fedex and Purolator.

CANPAR, UPS, DHL pick-up must be arranged by department.

Other Services

Express Post
International Mail
Admail (bulk)
Publications Mailings
Business Reply mail
“GO” Letters (purchased in bulk only)

To arrange a pickup of bulk mailings, please contact Facility Services Customer Service at extension 24740. Please allow 48 hours for pickup.

Addressing, Folding, and Inserting

Mail Services provides an addressing service for general mailings to the McMaster community. Labelling equipment will affix labels to envelopes, magazines, and flyers for any on- or off-campus mailing. Mailing lists can be set up using databases in Mail Services. A folding service is also available as part of the addressing operation. The university inserting equipment will insert up to four items into envelopes. Maximum size up to #4 booklet; minimum #9 envelope.