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IMPORTANT: Service Update

Campus Deliveries

  • Campus deliveries continue as usual.
  • For some buildings, where we have established a mutual agreement, we have moved to drop-dock deliveries. To arrange this service, please email USD.DL.MailServices@msu.edu or call (517) 884-6084.
  • To track on-campus shipments, please use U-Track.
  • USPS and intra-campus mail delivery continues as usual. Non-MSU related shipments are suspended until further notice.

Holding Mail 

  • If your department is now working remotely and you need your campus mail and parcels held or delivered weekly, please send an email to: USD.DL.MailServices.msu.edu or call (517) 884-6084.
  • Departments must notify the East Lansing Post Office at (517) 351-1024 or fill out the USPS Hold Mail Form to request your USPS mail be held. Mail can be held up to 30 days. A new request must be submitted if, after the 30 days, you require your mail to continue to be held.

Closed Building Information 

FedEx and UPS are advising if direct-to-building parcels (those that do not go through Central Receiving) are undeliverable due to closed buildings, they will return the shipment to the sender. Please contact the carrier for assistance.

FedEx: (800) 463-3339
UPS: (800)742-5877

UPS, International Mail Updates

Freight Surcharge Information

FedEx has announced that beginning August 10, 2020, the temporary surcharge on some FedEx Express international parcel and freight shipments originating in Asia, will increase. The original surcharge was applied in April due to supply chain interruptions resulting from COVID-19. Read more

Logistics-Distribution is responsible for the handling and delivery of inbound and outbound university shipments. We provide expertise on import and export compliance, hazardous materials shipping, and offer an Event Material Management service to transport conference and exhibit items to and from events.

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Apr 06

FY21 Year-end June 30

The year-end of fiscal year 2021 is quickly approaching! A complete list of FYE accounting procedures—including Purchasing, Capital Asset Management, Accounts Payable, and more—is available on the MSU Office of the Controller website.
Feb 16

FedEx Express Service Disruption

Due to weather conditions at its hub in Memphis, there will be no FedEx Express deliveries today, February 16, 2021. FedEx Ground deliveries continue.
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