Operations Service Hours Update

Effective July 4th, units and departments processing mail must attach the FDM Worktag printable page to mail bundles.  This replaces the former PTAO Generator.  The new printable page supports Workday Financials and can be generated from the FDM Validator located at https://uvafinance.virginia.edu/fdmvalidator.   Questions on the FDM Validator should be directed to [email protected].

Mail Services: Normal operating hours.

Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation

University Mail Services (Depot) Operating Monday through Friday from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, excluding most holidays. In order to provide you with efficient, effective and economical service, we deal with various private-mailing services. This allows us to identify specific services, which can best meet your individual needs. UMS does not accept FedEx, Airborne, or UPS, etc., shipments nor do we deliver their packaging.


Newcomb Hall (1st Floor) CONTRACT U.S. POSTAL STATION (434-924-3123) 

The USPS Contract Station is located in Newcomb Hall as part of University Mail Services. 

The hours are below:


The contract station offers the following services:

  • Sale of Postage Stamps
  • Certified, Insured and Express Mail
  • Rental of Mailboxes - Call Newcomb Hall Post Office for more information at 434-924-3123
  • International Mail
  • Mailing of 1ST and 3RD class mail
  • Receipt of FedEx, UPS and AMAZON etc. (Students Only)
  • UPS Outgoing Package Drop Off located in University Bookstore
  • The USPS Contract Station is a separate entity and is independent from the University. All purchases must be paid using either cash, check, or Cavalier Advantage.

Stamp Window – McKim Hall (434-924-2758)

The Stamp Window: — McKim Hall is part of University Mail Services. The Stamp Window is Operating Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm, excluding most holidays. The Stamp Window is closed for lunch from 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm.

The Stamp Window offers the following services:

  • Sale of Postage Stamps
  • Certified, Insured and Express Mail
  • Mailing of 1st and 3rd class mail, and Packages under 16 oz.
  • IDT Transactions for Postage and Stamps
  • International Mail

Holiday Schedule

2024 Holiday Operating Schedule
Monday,  January 1 New Years Day (Observed)
Monday,  January 15 Martin Luther King Jr day  ^
Friday,  March 8 Spring Break Day *  ^
Monday,  May 27 Memorial Day (Observed)
Wednesday,  June 19 Juneteenth (Observed)
Thursday,  July 4 Independence Day
Monday,  September 2 Labor Day
Tuesday,  November 5 Election Day **  ^
Wednesday,  November 27 Day Before Thanksgiving *  ^
Thursday,  November 28 Thanksgiving Day (Observed)
Friday,  November 9 Day After Thanksgiving *  ^^
Monday,  December 23  2 Days before Christmas *  ^^
Tuesday,  December 24th Day before Christmas **  ^^
Wednesday,  December 25 Christmas Day (Observed)
Thursday,  December 26  - Tuesday,  December 31 UVA Winter Break **  ^^
*  -  Closing early at 1:00 PM
**  -  Closing early at Noon
^  -  Newcomb Hall Closing at 2:00 PM
^^  -  Newcomb hall Post Office Closed