20.14 / Use and Operation of U.S. Postal Substation

  1. Purpose

    To state University policy with regard to the use and operation of the U.S. Post Office substation located in Morrison Hall.

  2. Preamble

    The University maintains an official U.S. Postal Service substation located on the first floor of Morrison Hall to assist and facilitate the operation and functioning of the University. The postal substation is to be used in accord with this policy statement and U.S. Postal Service regulations.

  3. Policy

    1. The U.S. Postal Service substation is provided to receive, sort, distribute, and meter first class, international, book rate, certified, registered, and insured mail for University business mail.

    2. The U.S. Postal Service substation provides all the services that a regular post office provides and may be used for the personal purchase of postage, money orders and philatelic products. It is open during posted office hours on Monday through Friday and it is closed for all holidays recognized by the University.

    3. Correct addressing of U.S. mail is imperative for prompt delivery and receipt. All U.S. mail should show the addressee's name, department name, department box number, building name and nine-digit ZIP Code legibly on the envelope to ensure accurate delivery.

    4. All internal and external mail and deliveries shall be addressed using the address format shown below, representing the university street address and unique Zip Code. This format and the University’s address shown below should be used on all official correspondence, including departments located on the Innovation Campus.
      Office Name (optional)
      Wichita State University
      1845 Fairmount, Campus Box Number __
      Wichita KS 67260-0___
    5. The University’s named streets and issued addresses for buildings are for emergency service purposes only, not for mail delivery.
    6. It is a violation of state law for any person to use, or to permit any unauthorized person to use, any form of postage paid for with state funds for such person's personal use. See K.S.A. 21-6006, as amended.

  4. Implementation

    The Vice President for Finance and Administration shall have primary responsibility for the publication and distribution of this University policy.