Postal Services

Photo of the mail room

Supervisor: Diane Legendre, ext. 6568

Internal and external mail service is provided Monday through Friday by our specialized staff along with Canada Post and other courier services (ex: DHL, UPS).

Hours of Operation

Days
Monday-Friday
September 1st - May 31st
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
June 1st - August 31st
7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Outgoing
Cut-Off Times
Canada Post (regular first class, special letters, registered parcels)
3 p.m.
Couriers (DHL, Loomis, Purolator)
2 p.m.
For more information on pricing, regulations, etc., please call ext. 6568

Mail Procedures for Students Living in Residence

To avoid delays in receiving your incoming mail, please ensure you provide your correspondents with your full name, mailing address as well as your room number.

Mail that is too large to fit in your mailbox or mail that bear a barcode tracking number is received at the University's mailroom located at 141 Louis-Pasteur, room 159. Once processed, you will receive an email from prs-post@uottawa.ca advising you that your item is available to be picked-up; please wait for the email notice before coming over to pick-up your item. You will need to present your student ID card (or other photo ID card).

Mail Procedures for Faculties /Departments

INCOMING MAIL

OUTGOING MAIL*

To ensure timely delivery of your incoming mail, all items must have the following information :

  • Addressee's Name
  • Department name
  • Building name and room number
  • Ottawa University
  • Mailing address

All outgoing mail must be sorted, before pickup, as follows:

  1. Campus mail
  2. Canadian
  3. U.S.A.
  4. International
  5. Courier items

*All outgoing mail (except for campus mail) must be identified with your departmental account number on the top left corner. All Items going out to U.S. or International address (other than documents), need to have an "International Shipping Request" form completed by the sender and attached to the item (for customs declaration purpose).

Contact Information

613-562-5800 ext. 6568

141, Louis-Pasteur, Room #159
Ottawa (Ontario)  K1N 6N5
Canada

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