In addition to postage and mailing, the Mail Center offers folding, envelope stuffing (inserting), sealing, packaging, collating and computer generated mail processing.
In order to facilitate the proper receipt and delivery of mail, we request that all outgoing mail be labeled, properly sorted and rubber - banded into the following categories:
- Inter - office letters
- Inter - office flats ( flat mail is any mail larger than a normal sized letter)
- Outgoing letters
- Outgoing flats
- Priority Mail
- Book rate and printed matter
- International Mail
Brookdale Incoming Mail
All first class mail is sorted and distributed in mail boxes by 2 PM the same day. Magazines and “other than first class” mail is distributed into the boxes by the end of the day or no latter than the next morning (depending on volume).
Brookdale Outgoing Mail
All mail brought to the Mailroom during the day and after the mid- morning pick will be posted and ready for the next day’s pick up. Staff may also use the US Mail box directly outside the Mailroom behind the Security Guard’s Desk.
Brookdale Courier Services
All mail and/or packages from private couriers such as DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc. are delivered to the Mailroom or Print Shop.
68th Campus Courier Services
All mail and/or packages from private couriers such as DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc. bypass the college mailroom (main campus). These items are handled by the Receiving and Stores or delivered directly to the recipient(s).
68th Campus Mail Pickup and Delivery Service
Scheduled once a day between the hours of 12:30 PM and 1:00 P.M., depending on building and floor. If you are not familiar with the approximate time and location of mail pickup and delivery for your department you may contact the mail room at (212) 772-4346.
68th Campus Incoming Mail
Mail is received from the US Post Office twice a day. Morning mail is included in the same day delivery. Afternoon mail is sorted and delivered the following business day.
68th Campus Outgoing Mail
Mail going to the US Postal Service leaves Hunter College at 2:00 P.M. daily. Mail for same - day processing must be brought to the Mailroom no later than 1:00 P.M.
All International Mail is sent via surface international courier service unless alternative handling is specified. Department wishing to use the faster and more costly alternatives must notify Mail Services in writing when dropping off their International Mail.
Reply Mail Service (RMS)
Enables the sender to enclose convenient, preprinted reply pieces in outgoing mail to students, staff and alumni for return by domestic mail. Departments interested in using this method should contact the mail room at (212) 772-4346 prior to designing or printing any Reply mail pieces to insure the most cost-effective method.
Docu-Match Integrated Mail System
Allows us to print personalized letters and matching envelopes. We can add up to two preprinted sheets, fold this material, add a business reply envelope or tri-fold insert/brochure. The completed mail piece is inserted and sealed in the envelope. Our office can customize your mail piece. For complete details please contact Francisco Sanchez at (212) 772-4347.
CUNY Inter-College Messenger Service: CUNY operates an Inter-College Messenger Service. Two messengers originating from 80thstreet, depart approximately 8:00 AM. Messenger one is responsible for all CUNY inter-college mail in Manhattan as well as mail to and from 57th street. The second messenger is responsible for all CUNY colleges in Brooklyn and Queens. (Service is not available for Staten Island or the Voorhees Campus)
CUNY Inter-College Messenger Service
The Manhattan messenger arrives at the main Hunter College mail room between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM. After all drop offs, mail picked up is returned to 80th Street. Mail and packages are then sorted and delivered the next day. Please note that ALL mail and packages are returned to 80th street, sorted and then delivered the next day. There are NO Manhattan to Manhattan same day deliveries.
These services are only available when regular classes are in session. This service is not available during the summer
* Please note that faculty and staff wishing to use this service must add at least one additional day to each end of the process – since mail is only picked up and delivered to the main campus.