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Post Office

Whether you're expecting a package from home or sending out graduation invitations, the University Post Office can help you with all of your mailing and shipping needs.

The University Post Office (UPO) is located in 004 Allie Young Hall. Our hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Limited hours are observed for Christmas and Thanksgiving Break.

We are a contract station and mail distribution center for the United States Postal Service (USPS). The UPO adheres to the terms and conditions of contract between the United States Postal Service (USPS) and Morehead State University.


UPO Box Rentals

$5 per semester, per student - Fall, Spring, and Summer. Free for faculty and staff. 

Campus Mail Distribution and Pick-Up Guidelines

The campus postal operation picks up and delivers mail to designated campus points daily, Monday through Friday. Mail should be separated into four categories before UPO personnel arrive for pick-up: 



The on-campus mail service is only available for University's official activities. Examples of inappropriate mail are: greeting cards, political literature, personal notes, chain letters, Mary Kay or Avon brochures or catalogs, and other material not involving official University business. These types of on-campus mail may not be deposited at the UPO or accepted by the University staff, unless it bears sufficient postage to be accepted by the USPS. Please use the Faculty, Staff, and Student Directory for the correct campus address. Campus mail should be placed in either an Interdepartmental Delivery envelope or in a Campus only #10 envelope. Campus mail can be delivered in a timely fashion if it is addressed properly. Please place accurate dates on all out going mail to the campus community and place the mail in the out-going mail pick-up bin as soon as possible. Mail that is not dated in a timely fashion may not be accepted for delivery by the UPO. On Campus Residence Hall mail is delivered to the Housing Office in Thompson Hall and the Hall Directors distribute to the student's mail boxes. 


Off-Campus Metered Mail

The UPO requires a Postage Charge Card with the following information when submitting mail that needs metered.
  • Departmental Authorizing Signature
  • Date
  • Department Name 
  • Phone Number 
  • Department Account Number (budget unit number)
Off-campus mail will not be picked up and metered unless a completed Postage Charge Card is attached. All mail in University envelopes, cartons or other mailing containers must reflect the return address of the sender (office) on the exterior of the mailing piece. Postage meters and postage stamps purchased with University funds may not be used for the mailing of any material which is not official University business. Illegal use of postage meters is a violation of KRS 514.060 (theft of services) and illegal taking of University property (stamps, envelopes, etc.) is a violation of KRS 514.030. Both offenses, if the value is less than $100, are Class A Misdemeanors and carry penalties of 12 months imprisonment and/or a $500 fine. 


Stamped Mail

Personal mail will only be accepted by UPO personnel if the appropriate amount of personal paid postage is appended. Packages received at the University Post Office for faculty or staff that are of a personal nature will not be delivered. Individuals who receive packages that are of a personal nature will be called and asked to come by the UPO to pick them up. An example would be items ordered from LTD Commodities, Inc. 


Business Reply

Specially printed business reply cards and envelopes should be used by departments needing a prepaid reply from an addressee. When using the business reply, the University is required to pay postage only if the card or envelope is returned by the correspondent. Do not use envelopes with the permit imprint for a prepaid return envelope. Only business reply envelopes can be used for this purpose.


Residence Hall Mail Delivery

Delivery of  mail to University residence halls is the responsibility of the Morehead Post Office. The Director of Housing will provide a secure location in each hall and provide all necessary keys to the Morehead Post Office for the daily delivery of mail.

Products & Services

  • Money Orders (max. amount $1,000, CASH ONLY)
  • Postage Stamps
  • Plain Envelopes
  • Stamped Envelopes
  • Post Cards
  • Registered Mail - This is the most secure service the Postal Service offers.
  • Priority Mail
  • Express Mail
  • International (Air) Mail
  • Parcel Post Mail
  • Certified Mail
  • Return Receipt Cards
  • Restricted Return Receipt Card
  • Insured Mail
  • Media Mail



The UPO accepts cash, check or money order for payment of services. At the present time we are unable to accept credit or debit cards.
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