Outgoing Mail


Any mail received in the mail center before 2:00 p.m. is processed the same day. If you have a critical mailing deadline to meet, please call us in advance at (269) 387-8812. Outgoing mail, including campus mail is delivered and collected on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Mail can be dropped off at the mail center any weekday.   Refer to the mail route schedule for specific delivery times on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, by building.  Route times are approximate and subject to change. 

USPS specialty mail service

Certified mail

Certified mail service (for domestic first class mail only) provides you with:

  • A mailing receipt for your letter or package.
    • A return receipt: to provide you with proof of delivery can be obtained for an additional fee.
    • No insurance coverage is provided.
  • A numbered label and completed receipt must be affixed to the mailed item.

Registered mail

The registered mail system is designed to provide added protection for valuable mail by monitoring the mail from acceptance to delivery. Registered mail is the most secure mail the U.S. postal service offers. Maximum postal insurance liability is $25,000.

Business reply mail

The United States Postal Service has strict preparation requirements for business reply mail. When you decide to design any business reply envelope or card, call mail services at (269) 387-8812 for the proper format. The advantage to using business reply mail is that postage is paid only for those replies which are returned. All business reply postage and handling charges are billed back to their appropriate departments.