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 STATIONI (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

2023 Holiday Operating Schedule

    Monday, January 2     New Year's Day (Observed)

Monday, January 16

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Friday, March 10

Spring Break Day *

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day

Monday, June 19

Juneteenth (Observed)

Tuesday, July 4

Independence Day 

Monday, September 5

Labor Day

    Tuesday, November 7      Veteran's Day

Wednesday, November 22

Day Before Thanksgiving *

Thursday, November 23


Friday, November 24

Day After Thanksgiving

Monday, December 25

Christmas (observed)

Tuesday, December 26 -   

Friday, December 29

UVA Winter Break**



* - Closing early at 1:00 PM

** - Closing early at noon

^ - Newcomb Hall Post Office open until 3:00

^^ - Newcomb Hall Post Office closed