The Daemen University mailroom is located in Duns Scotus Hall, Room 9. Regular business hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Only residential students receive mailboxes. On move-in day as part of move-in, students will receive their mailbox number and key for the duration of their residential time at Daemen.
The address format to receive mail should be addressed as follows:
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226
The Mailroom provides a variety of services for the University community. Mailroom personnel are responsible for making sure mail is delivered to students via their campus mailbox. Mailroom personnel can also assist in sending letters or packages through the US Mail that weigh less than 10 lbs. There is also a fax machine available for student use in the mailroom.
Residential Student Mailboxes
All residential students, including those residing at Collegiate Village and Snyder Park, receive an on campus mailbox. Students receive their mailbox number and mailbox key during move-in day their first year at Daemen. They retain this mailbox for the duration of their time at Daemen. Students who are graduating, withdrawing, or moving off-campus must notify the mailroom and return their mailbox key. There is a charge for lost keys or keys that are not returned.
Students who live off campus or commute do not get a mailbox on campus. Mail and packages should be sent to them at their off campus address.
There is one mail delivery per day to the University. This mail delivery is usually sorted and distributed by noon. Notices are provided when packages are received. Students must have their picture ID to pick up their package(s) and will be required to sign for it. Daemen University does not allow another person to pick up someone’s mail for them. Packages or special delivery letters may be picked up between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Mail Services will make every effort to notify a student in advance if an item received is perishable.
Stamps may be purchased in the bookstore. A US Postal Service mailbox (silver) is located on the wall near the campus mailboxes, at the RIC main entrance. Mail placed in that box is picked up by the Mailroom staff at 3:00 pm Monday through Friday. Outgoing mail may also be dropped off at the mailroom. All US Postal Service mail is picked up from the mailroom Monday through Friday at 3:30 pm. The mailroom accepts cash or check, but cannot accept credit cards.
Special services that the mailroom can provide are: Certified, Return Receipt, Priority, International (letters only) and Book Rate for packages. Mail requiring tracking, UPS, Fed Ex, International packages, overnight or next day mail or packages over 10 lbs are handled by The Shipping HQ store. They are located at 4498 Main Street at Harlem behind Bagel Jays. Daemen students receive a discount on the services they provide.
The mailroom will try to forward First Class mail for 30 days only if a student has provided a forwarding address. After 30 days, the mail will be returned to the sender. Magazines, periodicals and Second Class mail cannot be forwarded. Students who are graduating, withdrawing, or moving off-campus must notify magazines, businesses, friends, and family of changes of address. Additionally, an “address notification card” should be filed electronically with the USPS at usps.com.
Circulars, notices, ads, etc. from outside vendors and organizations will not be distributed through the Mailroom.
Email and Official Campus Notifications
All students are provided a Daemen University email account. Students are responsible for checking their Daemen University email account on a regular basis. Many official notifications are sent University electronically and students are held accountable for the information contained therein. Only official Daemen University announcements and events are permitted on moderated list-serves maintained by the University. Recognized student organizations may post announcements to several of these lists with authorization by the Student Activities Office.