While we are specialized to the meet the postal needs of our students and staff, we
are also fully equipped to serve the greater community. A convenient option in downtown
Columbia, S.C., our Hampton Street location opens even earlier than the main post
office. Stop by on your way in to work or class!
Learn about how the university is changing to mitigate the effects of the
novel coronavirus and what you can do to help.
Department Mail and package service:
UofSC Postal Services will open
9 am - 2 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday starting June 1st for staff to pick up mail at 1600 Hampton Street.
Postal Services continues to receive non-hazardous UPS and FedEx deliveries for closed
campus departments at 1600 Hampton St.
All shipments and business mail will be released only in whole department bundles
to staff that present valid UofSC identification
and designated for receipt of department business mail on our operating days. Recipients of UPS/FedEx parcels will receive an email from Package
Pickup to notify them the item has been received at 1600 Hampton St. Please report
to the Postal Services loading dock at 1600 Hampton Street via the employee parking
(U1) lot. Outbound mail will be accepted at 1600 Hampton Street no later than 1:00 p.m. during these days.
Please continue social distancing measures (staying six feet away from one another).
For any hazardous deliveries, please contact UPS or FedEx to arrange for direct delivery.
Federal Express / FedEx Ground: 1-800-463-3339
Please contact Postal Services at
email@example.com or 803-777-2158 for any special need or request.
**Passport services closed until further notice due to university closure**
During the closure due to the response to COVID-19, please consider donating to Gamecock Pantry help fill food kits for students still in need of food assistance!
We are located on the University of South Carolina campus at:
1600 Hampton Street
Serving the university community and the general public
Russell House Lower Level
Specialized to provide
Student Mail Service Carolina Colisuem
**Student Mail and Package Pickup Only**
Provide USPS mailing and shipping supplies
Sell postage stamps and non-USPS mailing supplies
Student mail and package services
International Mail Service
We do not sell or cash money orders. You can pay by cash or credit card.
Mail and Package Service Policies
We provide mail and package services at the Student Mail Center, and campus departments.
All off-campus students and faculty and staff members are required to receive their
personal mail and packages at home or at their permanent address. State law restricts
using university resources to deliver personal mail and packages to university employees
Official Campus Mail Solicitiation Policy [pdf]
Kurt Wolff was recently awarded his 20 year state service award by supervisor, Marc
Johnson. Mr. Wolff has shown great dedication to his duties at the UofSC Postal Services
since 1998. He has seen many changes on this campus but his smile is always constant!
1600 Hampton St.
Columbia, SC 29208
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone: 803-777-3168