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The OBU Mail Room is located in Geiger Center 117; phone (405) 585-5625; email

Mail Room Hours

Campus housing residents will each have an individual mailbox. Mailboxes are available, upon request, for students who reside off campus and are enrolled in at least six credit hours. Each person's mailbox number will remain the same for as long as they are continuously enrolled.

Due to the large amount of mail being handled by the Mail Room, the necessity of having one's key when picking up mail is crucial. A $1.00 fee will be charged for Mail Room personnel to get mail from your mailbox up to maximum of three times a semester. After that, the $25 replacement fee will be charged to replace the key.

Campus Mail

Campus mail is posted at intervals throughout the day. Mail for campus distribution should include the addressee's name and mailbox number, as well as the sender's return address. Postage stamps are not required for items distributed through campus mail.

Incoming Mail and Other Shipments

The United States Postal Service mail is delivered once a day, normally in the morning. Mail that is addressed correctly is usually posted by early to mid-afternoon. Mail that is not addressed correctly requires additional time for posting.

To ensure prompt delivery of your mail, please notify your correspondents of the correct format to use in addressing your mail:

Your Name
OBU Box ------ (Your Number)
500 West University Street
Shawnee, OK 74804

Outgoing Mail

The last pick up from the mail drop is at 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Postage stamps for letters and post cards may be purchased at the Mail Room. Personal items weighing less than 13 ounces may be mailed through the Mail Room. Personal items weighing 13 ounces or more must be taken to the UPS Store across the street from campus, 2700 N. Kickapoo; to the Contract Postal Unit located at Shawnee Tax and Accounting Service, 303 W. MacArthur; or to the Shawnee Post Office, 116 E. 9th. The UPS Store also offers outgoing shipping services.