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In The Spotlight: KSU Central Mail Services

mailboxBy Tammy Powers, Administrative Specialist for KSU Contract Post Office

Did you know that KSU Central Mail Services includes two functions?

  • A contract post office for the personal mailing needs of our faculty, staff and students
  • A mail center for the university’s business-related mailing and shipping needs


The Contract Post Office (CPO) is located in the west end of Dykstra Hall at 1628 Claflin Road.  The CPO is a full service post office for the United States Postal Service (USPS).  We offer:

  • Priority Mail Boxes
  • Express Mail Boxes
  • Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelopes
  • Express Mail Flat Rate Envelopes
  • First Class Envelopes
  • Forever First Class Stamps (wide assortment)
  • Forever Postcard Stamps
  • Forever Stamps 2-ounce (wide assortment of various denominations)
  • Packing Peanuts

We also sell stamps to departments with an Interfund Voucher (IFV).  These include Forever First Class stamps, Additional Ounce, Postcard Stamps, coils of 100, books of 20, and $.01 stamps.  Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  You can obtain more information from our website at:  http://www.k-state.edu/facilities/operations/cms/ContractPostOffice.html or calling (785) 532-6306.


University business-related mail and shipping services are provided for departments year-round.  These services include:

  • Pick-up, sorting and delivery of interdepartmental and USPS mail
  • Applying postage and shipping labels on outgoing letters and packages
  • Automation Mail Service for mail that qualifies for postage discounts
  • International Mail Service
  • Address Management Service which offers assistance with change of addresses and forwarding of departmental mail

Vendors used for these services include:

  • USPS
  • United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • FedEx Ground
  • FedEx Express
  • FedEx International Courier Service
  • DHL (International Mail)

More information about KSU Central Mail Services can be found by visiting our website, http://www.k-state.edu/facilities/operations/cms/ or calling (785)532-7751.

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