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Central Receiving

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How to Ship a Package to a Student

 When shipping a package to a student via UPS, FedEx, DHL or freight, you can use one of the two address formats below depending on where the student wants to pick up their package from.  For students living in married student housing and Buc Ridge apartments, it may be more convenient for them to pick their packages up directly from Central Receiving Warehouse.

To pick up from Central Receiving

(Student Name) 

ETSU Central Receiving

325 Treasure Lane

Johnson City, TN 37614

To pick up from Post Office

(Student Name) 

400 J.L. Seehorn, JR RD

P.O. Box __ __ __ __ __ 

Johnson City, TN 37614

For all your shipping needs


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When shipping a package through Central Receiving, please click on the “Shipping Label” link below, complete the form, print and attach to the package being shipped.   It is important to complete all fields on this form as this information is needed to process your package for shipping. Shipping Label

All packages and letters must be securely sealed and have a shipping label attached.  The complete address, department, index number, and method of shipment must be clearly visible on the label. 

Please note that UPS and FedEx will not ship to Post Office Boxes, you must have a valid street address.  In order for your package to be shipped out on the same business day, you must call Central Receiving Warehouse no later than 3:00 P.M. and request a pick up.  Please give the following information when calling in your request:

  • Caller's Name
  • Phone Number
  • Department Name
  • Room Number
  • Method of Shipment

The following shipping options are available for packages being shipped through Central Receiving:

  • FedEx (Discounted Rates)
  • UPS
  • Unishippers (Freight Shipments)                                                 

Central Receiving (9-4364) is available to pick up your packages that are being shipped from your department at both the main campus as well as at the VA campus.  The packages will then be shipped out through Central Receiving.                   

FedEx deliveries to the VA campus -- Please note that when a package is shipped to the VA campus via FedEx, FedEx has set up exemptions for the VA zip code (37684) in their shipping requirements.  Packages that are shipped FedEx Priority Overnight, usually to be delivered by 10:30 a.m., are only required to be delivered to the VA by 4:30 p.m.  FedEx Standard Overnight is not available as a service to the VA campus.  If a package delivery is required prior to 4:30, the shipper should be instructed to send it to Central Receiving who will then deliver after 1:00 p.m. 

Central Receiving stands ready to assist you with all your shipping needs.  Please call (9-4364) with any questions you may have.

FedEx Ship Manager allows you to process your own domestic overnight letters.  You fill out and print your own labels and receipts from your computer.  Ship Manager also allows you to track your packages progress and gives you the option of e-mail notifications to you and the receiver as to when the package ships, delivery exceptions and delivery.  Once you have processed your letter, simply call Central Receiving at 439-4364 and request a pick up or if it is after hours you can drop it off at any FedEx drop box or FedEx store.

To request your FedEx Ship Manager account, click on the link below, fill out the form and fax to Central Receiving at 439-5793.  Accounts are usually set up within 24 hours after request.  

If you have questions or need additional information, contact or  at Central Receiving. 

FedEx Ship Manager Form


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