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University BusinessMail & Mailings

Thanks for your interest in the Old Dominion University Mail Center. Our Mail Center staff stands ready to assist you, so please feel free to contact us or stop by our office located in the Facilities Management Building room 113 across from the ODU tennis courts.

The mission of the Mail Center to is provide quality mail/distribution services to the University campus and higher education centers in the region in support of teaching, research, student activities and community programs.

The Mail Center is equipped with 4 vehicles and 2 mailing machines to service the University community. Most of the University's mail is Standard Mail (Bulk Mail), and the remainder a combination of all other classes of mail. We receive approximately 3 million pieces of mail annually from the USPS. In addition to postal mail, we also distribute approximately 2 million pieces of campus mail every year, and service 147 departments/offices on-campus and 13 sites off-campus from Virginia Beach to Newport News.


Business Reply Mail

Business Reply Mail (BRM) makes it easier for your customers to respond to your inquiries and/or surveys.

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Mail Pick-Up

Guidelines to follow for mail pick-up.


Reply Postage

Learn about how to get reply postage for your department's mailings with meter stamps.


Returned Mail

Mail may be returned due to no budget code, incomplete return/delivery address and other reasons.


Stamp Purchase

The Mail center does NOT sell stamps. Learn how to procure postage stamps for your department.


Standard Mail

Helpful facts, eligibility requirements, and mailing guidelines for Standard Mail (Bulk Mail).


Suspicious Letters & Packages

Common characteristics of suspicious letters and packages and what to do if you receive one.

Mail Room

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to frequently asked questions about Mail Center policies and services.

Mail Center

Mail Center

Providing a variety of quality mail & distribution services to support the University community.

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