SCS Receiving, Mail Room, Copy Services and Fixed Asset Inventory

School of Chemical Sciences Receiving / Mail Room COVID-19 Response:

Facility Hours (Effective 7-13-2020): 8:30am-12:00pm and 1pm-4:30pm (Monday-Friday)

Ship Outs: Accepted 8:30am-2:00pm (Monday-Friday)

Key Issue / Returns: 8:30am-12:00pm (Monday-Friday)

  • PI or departmental authorization accepted via email to
  • Key form not required in order to minimize in-person contacts.

Please note:

  • Only one (1) non-Receiving staff person in the mailroom or receiving area at a time.
  • Masks are required and 6-ft. physical distance protocols must be observed.


Lori Sage-Karlson
217 333-3257

29A Roger Adams Lab

Keys and Swipe Card Access

  • Key Requisition Form (pdf) (Use Chrome or IE; fillable forms are not supported by Firefox)
  • PI or departmental authorization for key issuance currently being accepted by email to
  • Appointment required for keys to be issued.
  • After Hours:  Use Key and Form Drop Box

*Large Groups: To order lock or lab changes, email the building, room, and all other required information to in advance of need.

Copies, Binding, Faxes, Etc.

Allow a minimum of 24 hours for all copy jobs. Emergency requests will be reviewed to determine if able to accommodate during normal hours of operation.

Ship Outs

DEADLINE:  2:00pm Daily (Monday-Friday)* 

FedEx and UPS packages must be on the Ship Out Shelf in the hallway outside Receiving no later than 2:00pm in order to be shipped out same day.  

Shipout Form (pdf) (Use Chrome or Edge; fillable forms not supported by Firefox)

  • A physical delivery address is required. No PO boxes accepted.
  • The university, institution or company name must be included for all applicable recipients.
  • Phone numbers must include area and/or country code.
  • REQUIRED for ALL international shipments: Contact name, Phone number, Email address
  • RECOMMENDED for all international shipments: Provide information for TWO contacts. The exception is if only documents are being sent.
  • Direct questions to (Questions must be addressed and package with completed form delivered to Ship Out Shelf by 2:00pm in order for package to be shipped out same day.)

*Inclement weather and other unforeseen circumstances may affect FedEx and UPS pick-up times.