Mail Services

The Mail Services Department, located in the lower level of the 55 West 13th Street building, is the center of mail communication at The New School. We are open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; our telephone number is 212.229.5301, extensions 5301,4645 or 4612; our Fax number is 212.229.5984.

Mail services delivers mail twice per day (10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.) to the Union Square and Greenwich Village area campus. Bank Street, midtown, and uptown locations are serviced once daily (10:30 a.m.) by courier service. Mail services records and dispatches all overnight express mail via mail run. Large boxes and large packages are dispatched to facilities for delivery.

Interoffice mail should be prepared and ready for pickup by the designated time outlined in the Schedule of Mail Delivery and Pickup Times. For prompt processing, provide a valid Index or FOAP number with your mail. Separate and rubber band first-class, international, and interoffice mail for faster processing.

Mail Delivery [+]

10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Union Square and Greenwich Village Area Building Locations
2 West 13th Street
26 East 14th Street
55 West 13th Street
64 West 11th Street
65 West 11th Street
66 West 12th Street
66 Fifth Avenue
68 Fifth Avenue
71 Fifth Avenue
72 Fifth Avenue
79 Fifth Avenue/6 East 16th Street
80 Fifth Avenue
90 Fifth Avenue
10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Bank Street, Midtown and Uptown Locations151 Bank Street
560 Seventh Avenue/232 West 40th Street
150 West 85th Street
10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Bank Street, Midtown and Uptown Locations151 Bank Street
560 Seventh Avenue/232 West 40th Street
150 West 85th Street 

Other Services Offered by the Mail Services Department [+]

(additional charges may apply)

  • Automation mail processing (CASS or PAVE certified)
  • Detailed reports of mailing expenditures for first-class, presort, express mail, airmail, FedEx, UPS, and messenger/courier services
  • Return receipt, registered mail, insured, etc.
  • International mail service, express mail international service, parcel post, M-Bag
  • Bulk mail automation services, list processing, address correction, Zip+4 conversion
  • NCOA service, merge/purge, presorting, and addressing
  • Intelligent mail barcode on Bryce 13K inkjet printer
  • Tabbing, folding, and machine inserting

Overnight Delivery [+]

Federal Express (FedEx) is the preferred private overnight courier for The New School.  

With our New School campus web-based account, we are able to provide departments with FedEx access. This system enables users to create shipping labels from their desktop.

To obtain access to the New School web-based FedEx Account System:

Other Overnight Service [+]

United States Postal Service Express Mail


Messenger Services [+]

The university currently uses Chick Chack Messenger, Inc. for its messenger needs.

Normal Service is within two hours. For the most current rates, please call 212.244.8577.

To request services, call Chick Chack Messenger, Inc. at 212.244.8577 and provide them with the following:

  • Account Name: The New School
  • Account Number: 22537
  • Complete pickup and delivery information
  • Your department's Index or FOAP number

Village Copier [+]


Village Copier is the preferred vendor for the university’s printing and reproduction needs. A dedicated online portal exists to place orders for materials, course packets, syllabi, and exam printing services. Request an account and user log-in by contacting the Purchasing department at Registered users receive New School discounts up to 50 percent off regular pricing when placing orders online.


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