The purpose of the post office is to provide an efficient mail delivery system that satisfies the needs of all customers and promotes the operational efficiency of the University.
General Information to parents & GuardiansTo ensure that all mails sent reach their destination, please follow the following instructions:
When mailing letters to your sons & daughters, please follow the following format:
Your Son/Daughter's nameDorm name & room numberOakwood University7000 Adventist BlvdHuntsville, Al 35896
Do not use nicknames or other names that the Registrar's Office does not have on file.
When shipping food: do not ship/mail perishable foodstuff. Often cooked food, fruits, etc are received spoiled. Do not waste your time & money on mailing such items.
When sending money: send cashiers checks, money orders, or bank wire. Please do not send cash in the mail.
On next day delivery: do not send express or one day deliveries on Fridays. The post office is closed at 12:00 PM on Friday. All deliveries will be done on Mondays. Therefore send all rush deliveries before Friday.
When using your credit card: students buying merchandise using parents credit card often result in packages being shipped to Oakwood University with the parents name. The post office would not be able to locate such a student. So make sure the shipper uses the Oakwood resident's name.
We do not sell cash money ordersWe do not insure personal packages, only for the departmentsWe do not provide C.O.D. servicesWe do not provide U.P.S. OUTGOING SERVICES.