Mailroom, shipping, and receiving

Contacts

Phil Curry  609-258-2007
Anthony Schulz 609-258-2007


Business hours

To better meet the business needs of the School of Engineering, the loading dock (Room A134) is now open continuously from 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday for shipping & receiving services. Local ordinances do not allow truck activity prior to 9:00AM

For questions regarding the loading dock hours and services please contact:

Joe Laskow – Supervisor, Stockroom, Receiving & Mailroom
jlaskow@princeton.edu
609-258-4739


Truck deliveries and pickups

Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Mailroom

EQuad Loading Dock, Room A134

Mailroom Services provides daily pickup, distribution and delivery of USPS, International and campus mail/parcels. Metered mail is also picked up daily for processing by Main Campus Mail Services. For more information on using Metered mail: http://www.princeton.edu/printing/meteredmail.html

  • Outgoing USPS, campus and metered mail is picked up at 8:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. from the departmental mailrooms and drop boxes (located next to rooms A134 and C214) for daily delivery of the USPS and campus mail.
  • Incoming USPS and campus mail is picked up during these mailruns and delivered to the departmental mailrooms between 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. daily.

The last daily pickup for all outgoing mail is 1:30 p.m.

The mailroom also provides a special mail service for MAIN campus hand-delivery and pickup requests.

  • For hand-deliveries, contact your department manager for the drop-off room locations.
  • For pickup requests, please always contact the following personnel via email:

Mailroom Coordinator: Anthony Schulz aschulz@princeton.edu
Mailroom Coordinator Backup: Phil Curry pcurry@princeton.edu
Mailroom Supervisor: Joe Laskow jlaskow@princeton.edu

Recommendations and mailing options for domestic and International mail/parcels are also available.


Shipping and receiving

EQuad Loading Dock, Room A134

Daily receiving, delivering and shipping of Express Common Carriers (DHL, FedEx GND, FedEx Express, UPS Ground, McMaster Carr) and bulk delivery/pickup. Palletized freight, packages, gas cylinders, liquid helium dewars, chemicals and perishables are the most common types of freight handled daily.

The shipping/receiving dock staff provides customer coordination and assistance with deliveries and pickups.

A variety of shipping supplies (large shipping boxes, tubes, pallets, banding equipment and packing materials) are available to use for shipping packages as well as an organizer which contains express carrier shipping boxes, envelopes, forms, USPS supplies, etc.

Other supplies available for customers to use at the loading dock are: 

  • Medical Waste reserve supply of boxes and bags
  • Hazardous Waste Reserve supply of black (acids), blue (bases), white (solvents) carboys & Hazardous Waste Labels
  • Refrigerator and freezer for temporary storage of perishables

Shipping information

eShipGlobal is an intuitive and easy to use web-based tool, in the Prime Marketplace. It incorporates our contract pricing and allows savings to be realized via rate and delivery comparison shopping

All necessary shipping documents are printed right from the tool. Your eShipGlobal account includes payment information via your University issued credit card. Charges are audited to ensure they are compliant with the service received, and reporting is available in the tool for your shipment history. Once your account is established, please discard your pre-printed airway bills and discontinue use of your existing individual FedEx and UPS accounts.

eShipGlobal Shipping Solution: Quick Reference Guide

Staff at the EQuad Loading Dock are available to assist you with inquires you may have about your shipping and/or receiving needs.  Note the recommended cut-off time for UPS and FedEx Exp on-line processing is 9:00 a.m. for same day pickup. The following links and information are for your reference:

*Note: For International Shipments, it is the sender’s responsibility to research and confirm which forms are needed per the rules and regulations of the destination country.


Location Information

UPS Store Locations Mon – Fri:
174 Nassau St. (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM)
301 N. Harrison St., Princeton Shopping Center (8:30 AM – 6:30 PM)

Drop Box pickup Mon-Fri:
(Use for non-perishable small packages and letters.)

FedEx Express: 
(6:45 PM) Prospect Ave pathway entrance next to Fisher Hall
(4:00 PM) Frist Campus Center, 100 Level, next to the ATM machine

UPS Ground:
(6:30 PM) Prospect Ave pathway entrance next to Fisher Hall
(6:45 PM) at 188 Nassau St