Package Delivery Options

Below are some Package Delivery Options to consider as an alternative to having packages left by the mailbox:

UPS
1)       UPS has an option to set the delivery address to a UPS Access Point
o    This is a business location that allows nearby residents to have packages delivered there
o    2 locations closest to campus: 
              Stop and Shop at 501 State St
              Madison Bazaar at 1901 S Park St
2)       They also offer UPS My Choice
 Free Member option includes
  • Receive delivery alerts
  • Leave delivery instructions
  • Hold packages at UPS Facility
  • Sign remotely
  • Have package delivered to UPS Store: closest option 1360 Regent St
  • They also have a few options for a fee ranging from $5-$8
    • Change delivery address
    • Change delivery date
    • Choose a 2 hour delivery window
    • UPS My Choice Premium Membership is $40/year
      • Unlimited delivery address changes
      • Unlimited delivery date changes
      • 2 free confirmed 2 hour delivery windows
 
FedEx
1)       FedEx Delivery Manager: no fee to sign up
 
    • Hold at FedEx location
    • Give delivery instructions
    • Customize delivery times
    • Request delivery address change
    • Sign remotely
    • Receive notifications
    • About a $5 fee to change an address or hold a package
      • They give you location options once you choose the option to hold a package
2)       On the FedEx website, you also have the option to hold a package at a FedEx Facility without signing up for Delivery Manager
 
 
USPS (United States Postal Service)
1)       You can have all of your mail held for a certain period of time (without signing up for any other services)
o    You can do this right from the USPS website
o    You can pick it up from local post office or have them deliver it when you return
o    Locations
·         2 E Mifflin St STE 103
·         441 N Lake St
               
2)       Can sign up for MY USPS for free
 Track packages
Manage shipments
  • Intercept and redirect packages (they tell you the fee when you choose this option)
  • Schedule re-delivery if you were not home for a package
  • Leave delivery instructions
    • Give permission to leave package without a signature