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WIU-QC Courier Route Schedule Changes

Beginning Monday, September 16, 2013, the WIU-QC courier route will no longer run Monday through Friday. Instead, it will run from the Macomb campus to the Quad Cities campus (WIU-QC) and back on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays only (excluding holidays and other University closures).

WIU-QC administration and Document and Publication Services (DPS) on the Macomb campus will each send packages of items requiring next-day, Tuesday or Thursday arrival at the other campus via contracted shipping services.

Tuesday and Thursday Delivery

Macomb Campus to Quad Cities Campus Items

DPS must receive items by 2:00 PM on Monday or Wednesday for arrival at WIU-QC on Tuesday or Thursday, respectively. DPS will ship only specially marked items for Tuesday or Thursday WIU-QC arrival; the WIU-QC courier will deliver all other items on the next, regularly scheduled Monday, Wednesday, or Friday courier trip.

On Mondays and Wednesdays, Macomb campus constituents may place specially marked items for Tuesday or Thursday arrival at WIU-QC in interdepartmental/campus mail pouches in the following buildings for regularly scheduled mail pickup.

Morning Pick-Up

Business day pickup in the following buildings begins at approximately 9:00 AM.

  • Sallee Hall
  • Multicultural Center
  • Mowbray Hall
  • Garwood Hall
  • Sherman Hall
  • Tillman Hall
  • Heating Plant Annex
  • Seal Hall
  • Knoblauch Hall
  • Beu Health Center
  • Alumni House
  • Wright Residence
  • Memorial Hall
  • Simpkins Hall
  • Browne Hall
  • University Union

Early Afternoon Pick-Up

Business day pickup in the following buildings begins at approximately 12:30 PM.

  • Physical Plant
  • Horrabin Hall
  • Morgan Hall
  • Waggoner Hall
  • Currens Hall
  • Stipes Hall

University constituents must drop off all other specially marked items directly at DPS by 2:00 PM on the preceding day (Monday or Wednesday) for Tuesday or Thursday arrival.

Mark directly on items (or bundles of items) requiring Tuesday or Thursday arrival. Do not use sticky or paper-clipped notes.

The WIU-QC courier will not pick up or drop off WIU-QC pouches on the Macomb campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Please direct questions about the schedule change and related Macomb campus issues to DPS at DPS@wiu.edu or (309) 298-1000.

Quad Cities Campus to Macomb Campus Items

The WIU-QC courier will leave the two WIU-QC buildings with outgoing mail on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays according to the following schedule:

  • 10:00 AM – U.S. mail leaves the 60th Street building
  • 12:30 PM – U.S. mail and interdepartmental/campus mail leaves the Riverfront building
  • 1:15 PM – interdepartmental/campus mail leaves the 60th Street building

Once Daily Mail Service to WIU-Macomb Campus Begins July 1

Beginning Thursday, July 1, Western Illinois University will change its mail delivery services to once daily mail service to locations on its Macomb campus.

Buildings along or south of Murray Street (C. T. Vivian Way) will receive mail service each weekday morning beginning at approximately 10 a.m., following U.S. Postal Service delivery to the campus mailroom. A final mail pickup at the dropbox inside the northeast entrance of Sherman Hall will be completed each weekday at 3:30 p.m.

All other buildings on the Macomb campus will receive mail service each weekday afternoon beginning at approximately 1 p.m.

According to Vice President for Administrative Services Jackie Thompson, the University's current fiscal situation prompted the change.

View the delivery schedule and more information.

DPS to Host Open House September 9

Document and Publication Services (DPS) will host an open house for the University community from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, to showcase its new four-color offset printing press and high-volume folder-inserter system for automated mailings.

During the event, DPS will provide demonstrations of the new equipment, distribute samples of work done on the press, and serve refreshments.

DPS will host the open house in the DPS & Property Accounting and Redistribution Center (PARC) building on the north end of Western Drive, north of Boyer Stadium and the Physical Plant building.

As always, visitors and client parking in the unmetered lots on the west and north sides of the DPS & PARC building does not require a hang tag.

For more information, contact DPS at (309) 298-1000 or DPS@wiu.edu.

Office Supplies Store Joins DPS

Document and Publication Services (DPS) announces the addition of the Office Supplies Store to our department effective Thursday, February 14, 2008. Dana Bray, along with DPS staff, will continue to provide the full array of services that were previously available. You may continue to call 298-1000 for your office supply needs, or you may place office supplies orders online.

Postage Rates Change May 12

Effective May 12, 2008, the US Postal Service will change its postage rates. The cost of a first class postage stamp for mailing a standard size piece of up to 1 ounce will increase from $0.41 to $0.42.

At this time, DPS estimates that non-profit rates will increase or decrease $0.01 to $0.02 per piece, depending on the nature of the corresponding mailing.

DPS will provide further information as it becomes available. For more information, click on the "New Prices May 12" link at www.usps.com.


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