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Distribution Services Center

The Distribution Service Center at the University of Central Missouri is the shipping and receiving hub for all university property and mail.


- Delivery and pick up of incoming and outgoing USPS Mail, UPS, Fed Ex packages.

  • Domestic Mail Services: First-Class, Priority Mail Express, Media Mail, Library Mail & First-Class Package Service
    • Additional Services: Certified, Return Receipt
  • International Mail Services

  • UPS: Ground, Next Day Air, 2 and 3-Day Services, International Services
    • Additional Services: Package Tracking, Insurance, Return Labels
  • FedEx: Ground, Next Day Air, 2 and 3-Day Services, International Services
    • Additional Services: Package Tracking, Insurance, Return Labels

- Price comparison shopping for lowest cost/best service option for your shipment.

- Receiving and shipping of freight for campus.

- Delivery of UCM Warehouse orders, including copy paper, custodial supplies, batteries & PPE supplies.

- Coordination of bulk mailing directly with departments and with the UCM Print & Copy Center to achieve best mailing rates.

- Daily delivery of inter-campus mail between offices.

- Please note, this department does not handle student mail and packages. For more info on student property, contact the University Housing offices at 660-543-4515.

Ship a Package

UPS/FedEx Package Shipping Form

UPS/FEDEX Package Shipping Form

Please list the full address. It will need an actual street address, not a PO box.
Name, building and room number of the person who is shipping out the package.
What level of service would you like?
(Department's FOAPAL number.)
Note: This is NOT guaranteed insurance. In the circumstances the package is damaged or lost in transit, the carrier will need detailed proof of replacement cost. For specialty items, such as one-of-a-kind parts, artwork, etc., a separate insurance policy obtained by the department responsible is highly recommended.
Dollar amount that is the replacement cost of the item(s).
RA#, RMA#, etc.
This will help us to determine if we need to identify your package with special handling features."

Blank Commercial Invoice for International Shipments

Request a Pick Up (for items with pre-paid labels)

Package Pick Up Form (Misc.)

Package Pick Up Form (Misc.)

Building, room number.

COVID-19 PPE Order Form


Warehouse Order Instructions


Quick References

Printable Guide

Addressing Mail and Packages to UCM Offices & Departments

Inbound mail and packages shipping with USPS

Attn: [Your Name] [Your Department/requested delivery location]

University of Central Missouri

PO Box 800

Warrensburg, MO 64093

Please note: Mail Invoices to the attention of Accounts Payable-Admin 316

Inbound packages with all other carriers (UPS, FedEx, freight carriers, etc.)

Attn: [Your Name] [Your Department/requested delivery location]

University of Central Missouri

415 East Clark Street

Warrensburg, MO 64093

Students and Employee Personal Packages:

The Distribution Service Center is unable to handle packages that are student property or personal property of UCM faculty or staff. If you wish to ship or mail items to a student in a campus residence hall, please contact the Housing Office for mailing guidelines. 

Preparing Outgoing Mail

All department mail and campus-related outgoing mail shall be processed by the Distribution Service Center. 

  • Mail may be unsealed or sealed (fees apply if mail is received unsealed)
  • Padded envelopes must be used for packages containing paper clips, binder clips, or other 3-dimensional objects (Additional examples include keys, ID badges, lanyards, CD’s, ink pens, USB drives)
    • Letter envelopes or flats cannot be used for shipping these objects
  • Always include your department’s 4-digit mail code for billing purposes
  • Mail is processed daily and all outgoing pieces are taken to the post office at 2:30 pm
  • A special pick up may be requested for bulk mailings or special mail pieces
  • All outgoing mail shall contain the UCM standardized return address format:

University of Central Missouri

[Department Name]

PO Box 800


Warrensburg, MO 64093-[XXXX] (your department’s assigned 4-digit mail billing code)

Specialty Services Offered

  • Address Pre-Sort
  • Address Labeling
  • Collating
  • Folding
  • Tabbing
  • Inserting
  • Sealing
  • Applying Postage
  • Piece Counting

Please contact us at 660-543-4073 with any questions, quotes, or to coordinate a project.

Bulk Mailing Information

Benefits of Bulk Mailing

  • Saves department time and money
  • Creates uniformity on the mailing
  • Ensures proper procedures are followed to meet USPS requirements
  • Lower rates for standard sizes
  • Proper mailing list preparation reduces errors, duplicate records and incomplete addresses 

Postage Savings with Bulk Mailing

  • First Class and Non-Profit
  • Requires proper labeling and pre-sorting
  • Requires proper paperwork filled out by Distribution Service Center to accompany mailing in order to ship
  • Notify the Distribution Services Center in advance if possible 

Preparation for Bulk Mailing Permit Usage

  • Must be a mailing of 200 pieces or more to qualify (USPS restrictions apply)
  • Must be identical in size and weight
  • Address must be printed (not handwritten)
  • All mailings must be accompanied with account number
  • All pieces must have First Class or Non Profit indicia (permit stamp) in order to be eligible for rate discounts

Mail & Package Delivery Overview

  • All trackable packages are tracked from arrival on campus to delivery
  • Packages that are oversized or over 50 lbs. are delivered by the FPO Set Ups department
  • Distribution Services will deliver cases of paper, batteries, rubber gloves and more from the warehouse to office locations.
  • Standard delivery time is within 24 hours of arrival at our dock
  • COD packages cannot be accepted




Distribution Services Center

South East Complex (SEC) Building - B
415 East Clark Street
Tel: Mail Room (660) 543-4073, Receiving (660) 543-4741, Warehouse (660) 543-4343

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