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Central Receiving

Division of Business and Finance


Shipping Packages to or from ETSU's Campus

When shipping a package to an ETSU student via UPS, FedEx, either of the two address formats below may be used depending on the individual's preferred package pickup location. 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.

When shipping a package to an ETSU department via UPS, FedEx, only the Central Receiving address may be used.

Central Receiving Pickup

Full Name (ex. Jane Doe)
325 Treasure Ln
Johnson City, TN 37614

(xxx) xxx-xxxx (Student phone number)

Location: 325 Treasure lane (beside Bucky's Pantry)
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

  • Ample free parking available
  • Shuttlebus Service to our front door-Bucky's Stop
  • Limited delivery is available for large, heavy, bulky items to residence halls
Post Office Pickup

Full Name (ex. Jane Doe)
400 JL Seehorn Jr Rd
Johnson City, TN 37614

Location: 1st level of Culp Center
Window Hours: 8:25 am to 3:55 pm

  • Pickup available 24/7

We also provide shipping services for students and departments. Packages may be shipped FedEx Priority Overnight, 2nd Day, ground, etc. Packages must be brought to Central Receiving by 3:00 P.M. in order to be shipped out the same day. The cost for shipping will be determined when package is received at the warehouse and payment must be made at that time.

  • Make sure box or package is securely sealed, both top and bottom
  • A valid street address is required on the shipping label (FedEx will not deliver to PO Boxes)
  • Include a return address on the shipping label
  • Attach shipping label to package
  • Bring to Central Receiving no later than 3:00 P.M. for same day shipping
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When shipping a package through Central Receiving, please complete the Shipping Label form and attach to the package being shipped. It is important to complete all fields as this information is needed to process your package.

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 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.

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 423-439-4364 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 423-439-5793. Accounts are usually set up within 24 hours after request.

If you have questions or need additional information, contact  or .

FedEx Ship Manager Form

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