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Downstate Depot – Mail Services

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Mailing Services INFO
Phone: 718-270-1175
Fax: 718-270-2043
MailStop: 2000
Email: Mail Services
Location: UH B-529.
(Enter thru Downstate Depot Reception UH B-530A; opposite Medical Records.)
Hours: M-F 8:30am to 5pm, except holidays

Daily Mail Pick-Ups

During COVID19 period, Mail Services remains open with normal daily delivery routes.

  • Departments that have had vacant (CLOSED) offices have their mail being held at Mail Services until someone from that office pick it up from Mail Services (UH Rm B530D). On a day someone in your office is on-site, please instruct them to pick up mail.
  • If you have another nearby office that is OPEN every weekday, you can make arrangements with that office to accept your daily mail. Send eMail: requesting your daily mail be temporarily delivered to that alt location.


Mail Services provides a daily pickup/delivery service to each DMC departmental (250+) mail stop locations throughout all campus buildings, Monday to Friday except holidays on pre-determined mail delivery routes. Any mail services needs after the daily pick-up and delivery need to be personally brought to the Mail Services office and given to the supervisor on duty for priority processing. Call Mail Services at extension 1175 for assistance or consultation. In each office, mail pick-up trays/ baskets need to separate the following types of mail:

  • Inter-Office mail
  • United States Postal Service (USPS) mail to be stamped (see OUTGOING MAIL for additional information).
  • Pre-stamped USPS mail.
  • any special courier service items (see Special Mail Services).