Large Packages

Packages over 40 pounds and/or over 24 inches in length will not be delivered to student mailrooms. These over-sized packages may be picked up at University Mail Services (UMS) at 3 Discovery Drive during their business hours of 8:30AM to 4:00PM M-F.  UMS can be contacted at (860)486-0879. You will be sent an email about where and when you can pick up the item.

The Central Stores warehouse offers a delivery service that will take your large package from UMS to your residence hall for a fee. Students that want freight delivered need to call 860-486-3626.  There is a $25.00 fee per package. Charges are billed to the student’s credit card. Central Stores will coordinate the delivery date and time directly with the student. Central Stores will deliver to the residence hall’s outside door. They are unable to enter residence halls or navigate stairs.