FAFSA School Code: 002371 (Including this code in your FAFSA will send your application directly to our financial aid office.)


Academic Year

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
8:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. & 10:40 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(No sales after 4:30 p.m.)

Saturday & Sunday

Academic Breaks

Monday – Friday
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(No sales after 4:30 p.m.)

Saturday & Sunday

Services Offered

In addition to a wide range of United States Postal Service products and services, the Mail Center handles FedEx Ground and Express. Packaging materials and a variety of Flat Rate Boxes are available for purchase. You can even send mail or packages anywhere on campus, even to your friends. Fax services are also available for domestic and international.

Student Mail Delivery
Monday – Friday by 12:30 p.m.

On-Campus Mail
If received by 2 p.m., delivered same day.

Incoming Packages
Monday – Friday
USPS and UPS by 12:30 p.m.
FedEx Ground & Express by 2:30 p.m.

We ensure that each package received is logged into our system and that an e-mail is sent out notifying the student for each package we receive. It is our top prioirity to secure all packages, that is why we have restricted the Mail Center access to staff only and why we require each student to bring their Student ID when picking up packages. You can trust that your high-value items are in good hands.

Outgoing Mail/Package Pick-Up Times
USPS Mail: Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. & 4 p.m.
UPS Ground: Monday – Friday, 10:30 a.m.
Fedex Ground: Monday – Friday, 12 p.m.
FedEx Express: Monday – Friday, 2 p.m.

Addressing Mail
Incoming mail for students should be addressed:

Student's Name, MC#
University of Northwestern
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55113-1598

Inter-Campus Mail
Student Mail: Full Name, MC #
Faculty/Staff: Full Name, Mail #
Please include return address in case mail is undeliverable.
No postage is necessary for inter-campus mail.


The Mail Center is located on the ground floor of the Graham Commons.

From the north:
Follow I-35E South to Hwy. 36 West. Exit onto Snelling Ave North to the third stop light, Lydia Ave, and turn left.

From the south:
Follow I-35W North to Hwy 36 East. Exit onto Snelling Ave North to the third stop light, Lydia Ave, and turn left.

From the east:
Follow Hwy 36 West to Snelling Ave North. At the third stop light, Lydia Ave, turn left.

From the west/northwest:
Follow I-494/I-694 East to Snelling Ave and exit South. At the first stop light, Lydia Ave, turn right.

From the airport by car:
Follow I-494 west to I-35W north to Hwy 36 east. Exit on Snelling Ave north. Turn left at the third stoplight, Lydia Ave.


The nearest parking lot is Lower Riley (Lot E) or Lakefront Parking (Lot F).


This location is accessible to wheelchairs, and has the handicap door button at every entrance.

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