Services Available

Incoming Mail and Packages

  • Letters are placed in each student's or employee's department mailbox.
  • Mail items and packages too large for a mailbox are written up as Packages.
  • Recipients of packages are notified by email.
  • Photo ID is required for package pick-up. Photos from cell phones will not be accepted.

Outgoing Mail and Packages

All outgoing packages and mail must be brought to Mail Services.

Cut-off times:
Courier to Portland Center: 10:30 a.m.
US Mail: 2:30 p.m.
UPS: 2:00 p.m.
Fed-Ex: 12:00p.m.

US Postal Service – Domestic
First Class
Media Rate
Parcel Post

US Postal Service - International
First Class

Limited Service for Domestic & International:

  • Express
  • Global Express Guaranteed

UPS (United Parcel Service)

Next Day Air AM
Next Day Air
2nd Day Air
3rd Say Air
*Freight: please contact Richard Silver for details and information. 503-554-2551,

Federal Express:
Next Day Air First (10am)
Next Day Air Priority (12pm)
Next Day Air Standard (4:30pm)
2nd Day AM (12pm)
2nd Day (4:30pm)

Items for purchase

  • Stamps (individual stamps, books of 20 and rolls of 100)
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Plain & Padded Envelopes of all sizes

Free items

  • Packing peanuts
  • Priority Boxes
  • Flat Rate Priority Envelopes and Boxes
  • Packing Tape for individual boxes

Fax Services: Fax number 503-554-3834

Receiving Faxes: Incoming faxes received electronically and emailed to the recipient. 

Sending Faxes

  • Local: $.25 per entire fax
  • Toll Free: $.25 per entire fax
  • Long Distance: $1 for first page; additional pages $.50 each
  • International: $5 for first page; additional pages $2 each

GFU cover sheet for outgoing faxes is required.