Welcome to the Mail Services web site. Mail Services operates in support
of the University's objective to achieve excellence in education and
research by providing delivery, collection and processing services of all
University mail. Mail Services also provides addressing and folding and
inserting services. We are committed to ensuring that the University's
written communications move efficiently to their destination.
McMaster University Mail Services is located in the Campus Services Building (CSB), room 204.
HOURS OF OPERATION
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Closed for lunch between 12:00 p.m. and 1 p.m.
Mail Services processes all incoming mail from the Canada Post Corporation.
Mail is delivered daily to each department commencing at 9:00 a.m..
To ensure timely delivery, all items must have the following information:
BUILDING NAME AND ROOM NUMBER
1280 MAIN STREET WEST
HAMILTON ON (APPROPRIATE POSTAL CODE)
All outgoing mail must be
sorted, before pickup, as follows:
All outgoing mail is charged to the departmental chart field string on return address unless otherwise noted.
See the latest requirements for addressing at Canada Post.
Look up postal codes at the Canada Post website.
Mail Services acts as an on-campus drop off point for specified courier
pickups. Please call extension 24286 for further information.
Fedex and Purolator - deliver and pick-up daily.
CANPAR, UPS, DHL pick-up must be arranged by department.
Mail Services offers the following special services:
Business Reply mail
"GO" Letters (purchased in bulk only)
To arrange a pickup of Bulk mailings please contact Facility Services, Service Clerks at extension 24740 and a work order will be issued. Please note that you will need to allow 48 hours for pickup.
ADDRESSING, FOLDING AND INSERTING:
Mail Services provides an addressing service for general mailings to the
McMaster community. Labelling equipment will affix labels to envelopes,
magazines and flyers for any on- or off- campus mailing. Mailing lists
can be set up using data bases in Mail Services. A folding service is
available as part of the Addressing operation. The University inserting
equipment will insert up to 4 items into envelopes. Maximum size up to
#4 bboklet; minimum #9 envelope. For more information call extension
24286 or e-mail email@example.com.
UNIVERSITY POSTAL CODES
Canada Post Corporation's new requirement for addressing is that all addresses
be in capital letters without punctuation (unless it
is part of a word in the address e.g.SMITH'S BICYCLES).
The postal code should be placed on the same line as
the city and province e.g. HAMILTON ON L8S 4K1 Look
up postal codes via the Canada Post Postal Code Search
|University Campus Postal Codes:
|A.N. Bourns Science Building
|| L8S 4M1
| Campus Services Building
|| L8S 4M3
| Chester New Hall
|| L8S 4L9
|Gilmour Hall, Downtown Centre, and MIP
|| L8S 4L8
|H.G. Thode Library of Science & Engineering
|| L8S 4P5
|John Hodgins Engineering Building
|| L8S 4L7
|Kenneth Taylor Hall and DeGroote School of Business
|| L8S 4M4
|Mills Memorial Library
|| L8S 4L6
|Togo Salmon Hall
|| L8S 4M2
|| L8S 4S4
|1200 Main St. W. (Health Science Centre)
|| L8N 3Z5
|1400 Main St. W. (IAHS)
|| L8S 1C7
|ALL OTHER BUILDINGS
|ALL OTHER RESIDENCES