Postal Services

The University Postal Services provides fast, efficient and economical mailing and messenger services for the students, administration, faculty and staff of Virginia State University.

Hours of Operation

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The telephone extension is 5010. We are located in the post office building adjacent to Jones Dining Hall.

General Information

Mail arrives from the Main Post Office in Petersburg at approximately 8:30 a.m. daily. It is generally available for pick up by 11:00 a.m., except on Mondays. Dispatch time is 4:30 p.m.


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Large Mailings

Before producing a large or specialized mailing, include the Postal Services Supervisor in your mailing arrangements to ensure your mailing program is timely and cost effective.

Advance notice is required to effectively handle and process large or specialized mailings. Large mailings are considered any mailing consisting of 1,000 or more pieces. The advance notice is required to insure sufficient people are on hand to process the mailing.

Outgoing Personal Mail

Outgoing personal mail may be deposited at the post office or the drop box located across from the bookstore. Mail pick up time is 4:30 p.m. daily.

Incoming Personal Mail

All mail addressed to our physical address is the property of Virginia State University.  For this reason you should not have personal mail sent to the University.