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Columbia Campus Locations

Two (2) USC Mail facilities serving the USC-Columbia campus:

1600 Hampton Street

Inbound USPS

1st Class Mail / Flats / Parcels
       Received in morning and afternoon Monday - Friday

Departments
  • Sorted by Department
  • Delivered twice daily by USC Postal Service route drivers
Student Box Numbers
  • Sorted by box numbers and prepared for delivery to the USC Student Mail Center located in Russell House
Express / Insured / Delivery Confirmation Mail / Parcels
  • Scanned into USPS system as delivered at the Hampton Street facility
  • Accountable items destined to departments are recorded into USC Postal
    Service ARRIVAL system and labeled with an internal barcode.
  • A signature is required upon delivery.
Mail Processing / Dispatch and Intra-Campus Mail
  • All inbound mail received from the USPS each day is delivered by the end of the same day.
  • Intra-campus mail will be processed and dispatched by the end of each business day.
  • Only official USC mail will be processed in our mail facility for dispatch.
  • Personal mail received for processing will be returned to the sender.
USC Student Mail Center Facility (Russell House – 1400 Greene St)
All mail and parcels received from the US Postal Service, UPS, FedEx and DHL are processed the same day items are received from these shippers upon arrival at Student Mail Center.

Delivery Notifications
  • First Notification
    Placed in student box on same day item arrives at Student Mail Center.
  • Second Notification
    Second final delivery notices will be placed in the student’s mail box if item has not been picked up by the following week.
  • Final Notification
    Student will have five (5) days after the final notification is placed in their mail box to claim item before it is returned to the sender.
    A email notifications will also sent to the student’s USC email address as a courtesy reminder
1st Class Mail / Flats / Parcels
     
Received several times throughout the day Monday – Friday.
  • Upon arrival at Student Mail Center, mail is dispatched to box numbers.
  • A Delivery Notice will be placed in the student’s box for items too large to fit in mail box.
  • Pictured ID, Delivery Notice and signature required for pickup.
Express / Insured / Delivery Confirmation Mail / Parcels
  • Scanned into USPS system as delivered at the Hampton Street facility.
  • Upon arrival at Student Mail Center, items are scanned into the Student Mail Center’s ARRIVAL system as “Delivered”.
  • A notice will be placed in the student’s mail box after the item has been scanned into the ARRIVAL system. The delivery notice, a pictured ID and signature will be required to claim the item.

NOTE: For security purpose USC Postal Service and Student Mail Center personnel are not allowed to give out information regarding your mail over the telephone. You must appear in person with the proper identification at these mail facility locations to receive information.

 


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