Sending internal mail
You can send internal mail directly from your department or building reception. We collect mail twice a day, in the morning and afternoon.
You can send internal post to any University building, as well as the Holburne Museum.
Mark all internal mail with the recipient's:
Please don't use staples or other metal fastenings to seal envelopes as this has been known to cause minor injuries.
Sending external mail
You can send external mail directly from your department or building reception. We collect mail twice a day, in the morning and afternoon.
Write your return (work) address on the back of the envelope or parcel so we can contact you if there are any issues with your item.
Format your work address as:
University of Bath
Sending mail on behalf of the University
If you need to send something on behalf of the University, you can take it to the mail room.
We can accept mail until:
- 4.15pm for signed-for mail
- 4.30pm for standard mail
You can send items on behalf of your department, faculty or school using Mail Services' DHL account.
To send an item using DHL, complete the courier request form. You can either email the form to email@example.com and ask us to collect the parcel, or print the form and take it to the mail room with your parcel.
We need the completed courier request form by 2pm for your item is collected on the same day.
You need to provide a customs invoice to send items internationally.
The cost of sending an item by courier will be recovered using the University finance system project code that you provide on the courier request form.
Please contact Mail Services to discuss your requirements.
Sending large amounts of mail
If you are planning to send a high volume of mail, please try and give us advanced notice by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning 01225 385748.
If you plan to have something delivered to you at the University, make sure you provide a full delivery address. You should include your:
- room number
- phone number
We deliver mail to departments and building receptions twice a day, in the morning and afternoon.
We will not leave a tracked or signed-for item without a signature or physical handover unless we have a written request.
We do not accept deliveries for catering outlets.