Postal Policy (AP-04-103)

UW-River Falls Administrative Policy
Policy ID: AP-04-103
Effective: November 2, 1998
Revision: December 15, 2013
Review: 3 years

Postal Policy

Maintained by: Facilities Management
Approved by: Chancellor
Next Review Date: December 15, 2016

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Campus Postal Services cover the following mail functions: 

  • Official administrative and business use by State of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin units.
  • Collective bargaining agents officially recognized by the State Department of Employment Relations (DER)
  • Materials received on campus via the U.S. Postal Service
  • Professional organizations such as TAUWF, WEAC, PDK, etc.
  • Outgoing personal mail with personal postage affixed.


The UW-River Falls Chancellor issues this policy in accordance with the Administrative Policy process.
The Assistant Chancellor for Business and Finance is responsible for the administration of this policy. Request an exception to this policy by writing to

Sanctions and Appeals Process

Failure to adhere to the provisions of this policy may result in appropriate disciplinary action as provided under existing procedures applicable to students, faculty, and staff, and/or civil or criminal prosecution.


Pickup and delivery points are assigned to each building or group of buildings. There will be a pickup and delivery service daily each morning. Outgoing mail will also be picked up in the afternoon only in North Hall, South Hall and Kleinpell Fine Arts. Mail may be hand carried to the Mail Room at Central Stores/Postal Services prior to 3:00 p.m. for submission to the U.S. Post Office.

University Responsibilities

Postal clerks will not meter or affix postage to personal mail. Official campus and off-campus mail will be delivered and picked up daily at each building.

Department/Unit Responsibilities

Each University department shall address, presort, and affix accounting codes as applicable prior to submitting to Postal Services for pickup and delivery. The University postal clerk is the official University contact with the U.S. Post Office. Other employees may not take unmetered mail to the post office.

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