Uptown Location

Visit Us:
105 Bruff Commons
31 McAlister Drive

Contact Us:
(504) 865-5709

Summer Uptown Mail Hours:

Monday to Friday:
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Normal Uptown Mail Hours:
Monday to Friday
9:00AM - 5:30PM

Special Hours


Health Sciences Location

Visit Us:
802 Tidewater
1440 Canal Street

Contact Us:
(504) 988-5299

Health Sciences Mail Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:30AM - 4:30PM


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Package Delivery & Pickup

Tulane Mail Services accepts packages for students from all major carriers throughout the business day. All items must be sorted and logged into our internal tracking system before the package can be picked up. An e-mail notification will be sent to the student’s Tulane e-mail address informing them that a package is available for pickup at Mail Services in Bruff. To claim a package, bring your Tulane ID (Splash Card) to the Mail Services counter in Bruff Commons. back to top

You will be required to sign for all packages.


Getting your Packages to your dorm room

Hand trucks are available to Tulane students to borrow from Mail Services. In order to borrow a handtruck the student is required to leave an approved form of collateral to insure the prompt return of the equipment. The following are the ONLY approved forms of collateral: 

  • Tulane ID (Splashcard)
  • Valid Driver’s License or State ID
  • Cell Phone (If leaving a cell phone the student must also leave their name and mailbox number)

Hand trucks should be returned as soon as possible. Handtrucks not returned in a timely manner will be subject to a charge for the value of the equipment to the student’s accounts receivable.  back to top


Misdelivered Items

Students are responsible for immediately returning to Mail Services any items (letters and packages) you receive in error or which are not addressed to you.  back to top

Damaged Packages

Mail Operations will make notation items that appear to be damaged as they are received from the carrier. If you discover additional internal damage or missing contents you must report this to the carrier. Mail Services can assist you if necessary, but all claims must be handled through the original shipper. You should not discard any packaging until the carrier tells you to do so, they may wish to inspect the item.
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Package Inquiry/lost package tracers

If there appears to be a problem please have the carrier and tracking number information available before asking for assistance.
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Incorrect address and Missing Box number items

Items received with a missing or incorrect mailbox number will be subject to delays in processing. Properly addressed items will get first priority and incorrectly addressed items may not be ready until late in the day or the following day depending on volume.

  Please click here for proper addressing information.  back to top

Unidentified Recipient Items

Mail Services often receives items with an unknown name and no mailbox number, many times it is the name of a parent or person ordering merchandise for a student. Items received with a unknown recipient will be logged in based on the information on the package, these items will be held for 7 to 10 working days before being returned to the sender. To claim an item please have as much information as you can about an item, such as tracking number and name of sender.

Emergency Package Pickup Authorization

If for any reason you are unable to pick up a package due to illness or emergency, you can designate another student to pick up the item for you. Please send an e-mail to with your name and mailbox number and the name of the person you are authorizing to pick up your item.  back to top




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