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How to send mail and packages to us

Sending to an employee,
office or college

Zips fans at a football gameTo find a campus address for a UA employee, visit our online Faculty/Staff Directory.

To find the address for a college, office or department, visit our Offices and Departments Directory.

To send a letter or package to a resident student, see the right column.

Next, choose the appropriate address format from those listed below and include the correct Zip+4 Code. Please do not add any information to the recommended address format — it could delay delivery.

Address formats for incoming mail and packages to campus

For letters from U.S. Postal Service

The University of Akron
Department Name
Akron, OH 44325-(Zip+4 Code)

For packages, flowers and equipment, including deliveries from FedEx, UPS, etc.:

Building and room number
185 E. Mill Street
Akron,  OH  44325

Still can't find what you are looking for?

Visit our Mail Services website for more information.

Sending to a resident student

Ritchie HallMail will be delivered to a student's residence hall by Mailing Services, but packages delivered by most carriers (U.S. Express Mail, Fed Ex, UPS, etc.) will be sent to DocuZip in the Student Union.

DocuZip then will notify the student that a package is ready for pickup.

What address do I use?

STANDARD MAIL (e.g., cards, letters, magazines, newspapers):

Recipient's name
UANET ID/University E-Mail
The University of Akron
Residence Hall/Room Number/Room Letter
P.O. Box 1350
Akron, OH 44309

PACKAGES (or vendors who will not send packages to a P.O. box):

Recipient's name
UANET ID/University E-Mail
Residence Hall/Room Number/Room Letter
185 E. Mill St.
Akron, OH 44325


For the following residence halls:

  • Exchange
  • South

You may pickup your mail/packages from Exchange DocuZIP
Otherwise, you may pickup your mail/packages from The Student Union DocuZIP.

Tip: For better service, please do not use the DocuZip address for standard U.S. mail.

How do I pick up a package?

Students: If you live in the south quad (Exchange or South) you can pick up your packages at the Exchange St. DocuZip, located in the Exchange St. Residence hall (Next to Zee's Grille). Phone: 330-972-3947. Otherwise you can pick up your packages at the Student Union DocuZip, located in Student Union 219. Phone: 330-972-7870. Students may pick up packages Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The office is closed on weekends.

DocuZip will accept packages for only students who reside on campus. Please avoid using nicknames or aliases, as those names do not appear on the official residence-hall roster that we use to notify students that a package has arrived.

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
Contact us
Send mail & deliveries to UA