Frequently Asked Questions

How do I open my mailbox?

  • Turn dial left one complete rotation stopping on your first number.
  • Turn dial right one complete rotation passing the first number, stopping at your second number.
  • Turn dial left until you reach final number, stop and remove your hand from dial. (combination is set)
  • Grasp dial, turn to the right to open latch.

I’m graduating or not returning, what happens to my mail?
Graduating and non-returning students' mail and packages will be automatically forwarded to your permanent address for one year.

How should people address mail to be sent to the university?
For students: 
Name
University of Puget Sound
#### Wheelock Student Center
Tacoma, WA   98416-####
Note: #### is your campus mailbox number.

For departments, faculty, or staff:
Department Name--Person Name
University of Puget Sound
1500 N. Warner St.
CMB ####
Tacoma, WA    98416-####
Note: #### is your department mailbox number.

What is the cut-off time to mail a letter or package today?
In order to meet deadlines, First-Class mail and United Parcel Service packages must be to Mail Services by 3:30 p.m. Mail received after this cut-off time will be mailed the next business day.

All Federal Express packages must be to Mail Services by 2 p.m.