May 11, 2021

Business Services eUpdate–Spring 2021

Business Services

Bookstore

Commencement & Summer Hours

The Bookstore will be open May 6-9 the following hours during Commencement ceremonies:

  • Thursday, May 6: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday, May 7: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  •  Saturday May 8: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday May 9: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Please keep in mind that the store is still limited to a capacity of 10 customers at a time, 2 persons per party please.

Beginning May 11, the Bookstore will be open during the following hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m
  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

You can also shop the Bookstore website 24/7 for your course material and UMW spiritwear needs.

Current Promotions

The below items are on sale while supplies last!

  • All UMW laminated folders are on sale for $0.99 (regular price: $2.18)
  • All remaining Squishable Plush are 50% off original price
  • Select Women’s Styles are on CLOSE OUT at 50% off original price

Copy Center

Year-End Deadline

Copy jobs that need to be included in the FY21 budget will need to be completed no later than May 31, 2021. Please note that large jobs may require additional time and advanced coordination with Copy Center staff in order to be processed by the deadline. If you have questions about the timing requirements for your jobs, please contact us at x1935.


Dining

Year-End Dining Update

Year-end events, closing dates, and more! View details about year-end dining here.


EagleOne

EagleOne Money Uses for Faculty & Staff

Whether on or off campus, there are still a number of ways for faculty and staff to use their EagleOne money! A few of these options include:

  • Order online through the Bookstore: Items can be shipped to your house or picked up in store. Select “Faculty” at check out (applies to staff as well) to receive any faculty/staff discounts.
  • Off Campus Merchant Partners: our off campus merchants still accept EagleOne! Visit the EagleOne Card website for an up-to-date list of off campus partners.
  • Send personal mail and packages through the UMW Post Office: stamps and other mailing supplies are available for purchase as well.

Summer Hours

Beginning May 11, 2021, the EagleOne Card Center in-person services will be available only by appointment. EagleOne Card Center staff will also be able to assist community members by email and phone. Make an appointment using the web form, or contact staff directly for assistance at eagleone@umw.edu or (540) 654-1005.


Parking Management

Commencement Parking

With overlap between Commencement and final exams this year, Parking Management has made some adjustments to ease parking concerns for students coming to campus to take exams. The following lots will be available for student parking during final exams Thursday, May 6 & Friday, May 7, from 7:00 am until 10:00 pm.

  • Thornton Street Lot
  • Pizza Hut lot
  • William Street lot
  • GW lot
  • Framar Lot

During this time and through the weekend the Alvey Parking Deck and Sunken Road lots will be reserved for Commencement parking only.

Other standard parking rules still apply. Students should not park in reserved spaces, accessible spaces without a hang tag, or fire lines. Contact Jean Elliott at (540) 654-1129 if you have any questions.

Summer Hours

Beginning May 11, 2021, Parking Management services will be available in person by appointment only. Assistance will still be provided during regular business hours by phone or email at parking@umw.edu. Appointments can be scheduled by calling (540) 654-1129.

Faculty/Staff Decals

Faculty & staff decals will expire this summer. New decals will be available to order beginning July 1, with distribution beginning August 1. Order your decal through the Parking Management portal for delivery through Campus Mail. You can also place your order over the phone at x1129 and schedule a time to pick up the new decal at the Parking Management office in Lee Hall.


Post Office

Year-End Charges

To be included in the FY21 budget, all mailings have to be processed by close of business May 31, 2021. Please note that bulk mailings may require additional time and advanced coordination with the Post Office staff in order to be processed by the deadline. If you have questions about what constitutes a bulk mailing or the timing of UMW Post Office charges, please contact the Post Office at x1049.

EagleOne Money Uses for Faculty and Staff

Whether on or off campus, there are still a number of ways for faculty and staff to use their EagleOne money! A few of these options include:

  • Order online through the Bookstore: Items can be shipped to your house or picked up in store. Select “Faculty” at check out (applies to staff as well) to receive any faculty/staff discounts.
  • Use the GrubHub app: you can use either EagleOne or credit card as payment when you use GrubHub to order from campus dining facilities. See UMW Dining’s website for details.
  • Off Campus Merchant Partners: our off campus merchants still accept EagleOne! Visit the EagleOne Card website for an up-to-date list.
  • Send personal mail and packages through the UMW Post Office: stamps and other mailing supplies are available for purchase as well.

Winter Business Services eUpdate

Business Services

Bookstore

Store Open

The University Bookstore remains open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m, and Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Prior to February 1, anyone that wishes to shop in person will need to call the Bookstore’s main number, (540) 654-1017, once they arrive at the front doors of Lee Hall, and a staff member will let you in.

Sales

For current offers, visit the Bookstore’s homepage for the most up-to-date sales offerings: https://umw.bncollege.com/shop/umw/home.

Dining

University Dining in the New Year

Please welcome Chef David Schneider as Sodexo’s new General Manager for University Dining!

Read more about the University Dining Team at Spring 2021 Staff Update.

  • “Eagle Meals To Go” at the Eagle’s Nest Market!
  • Grubhub pre-ordering at every dining location!
  • Special promotions for UMW faculty and staff!
  • UMWTeams text group for faculty and staff!

Check out these special offers on our Faculty & Staff Info Page.

University Dining would like to thank everyone for the partnership and support through the Fall semester.  We look forward to the continued collaboration and success in the Spring semester.

– General Manager David Schneider and the University Dining team.


EagleOne

Return to Campus

The EagleOne Card Center staff will distribute EagleOne cards to new on-campus students when they move in on January 30-31, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Cards can be picked up in the Card Center.

The Card Center will be open for walk-ins the first week of in-person classes, February 1-5. For the remainder of the semester, appointments can be requested for weekdays 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Appointments can be made through the website or by emailing eagleone@umw.edu.

All times are subject to change. Visit the EagleOne website for the most up-to-date information.

Off Campus Merchants

Faculty and staff can use their EagleOne card at many off-campus locations. See the EagleOne website for complete listing.


Parking Management

Return to Campus

Beginning February 1, office hours for the 2021 spring semester will be by appointment weekdays from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Please call ahead at (540) 654-1129 to schedule an appointment.


Post Office

Inbound Mail

While campus remains under COVID-condition operations, non-USPS carriers will continue to be asked to drop off packages at the UMW Post Office rather than at offices. When packages are delivered to the Post Office, recipients will receive a notification from donotreply@iofficecorp.com when they are ready for pickup.

There are occasions when non-USPS carriers might deliver to a building or office instead of the Post Office. If you receive a package not intended for you or notice an unattended package in your building, contact us and we will make arrangements to get the package to the intended recipient.

Have you been expecting a package? Use the tracker: if it indicates that the package was delivered to the UMW Post Office, contact us and we will locate it for you. If it was delivered elsewhere, please contact the courier directly.

Outbound Mail

Outbound mail leaves campus daily at 4:30 pm. Exception: Saturday & Sunday

UMW retains 100% of the sales of non-postage mailing supplies purchased at the UMW Post Office.

Postage Increase

The USPS post office has announced a request for a postage rate increase.  If approved, the increase will go into effect Jan 24, 2021. Full information can be found here: https://about.usps.com/newsroom/national-releases/2020/1009-usps-announces-new-prices-for-2021.htm

Questions or concerns? Please reach out to 654-1049.

 

Business Services eUpdate–Fall 2020

Business Services Logo

Business Services: Open for Business

In keeping with UMW’s Return to Campus Plan, all offices are exercising MMDC requirements: monitoring, masking, distancing, and cleaning. Services are available online as well as in person by appointment. Read on to see how Business Services is serving you.


Bookstore

Shop now for 25% off select merchandise!

The Bookstore is open during the following times, with a maximum capacity of 10 shoppers at a time:

  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The University Bookstore has an assortment of hand sanitizers and masks for sale. You can also shop the Bookstore website 24/7 for your course material and UMW spiritwear needs.

Branded UMW Face Mask


Copy Center

The Copy Center remains open during normal business hours. Patrons are encouraged to submit jobs online whenever possible and request delivery through campus mail. Due to space limitations inside the Copy Center admittance is only one person at a time, and only with an appointment. To make an appointment send an email to copies@umw.edu or call (540) 654-1935.


EagleOne

The EagleOne Card Center is open during regular business hours for in person visits by appointment only. Appointments may be scheduled through an online request form: https://adminfinance.umw.edu/eagleone/for-students/service-appointment/ or by calling x1005. EagleOne funds may be deposited online through Transact.

Off-Campus Merchants

Off-Campus merchant partners accept the EagleOne card as payment. Visit the EagleOne website to see the list of active partners.


Parking Management

Students, faculty, and staff may still order 2020/2021 decals through the Parking Management portal and receive their decals through Campus Mail. In person appointments can be scheduled by calling (540) 654-1129.


Post Office

The UMW Post Office will continue to deliver mail to one location per building. Contact the Post Office at (540) 654-1049 or email umwpo@umw.edu for information or questions regarding mail delivery. To visit the Post Office, follow the MMDC requirements and instructions on the website.

Temporary Price Increase

USPS has announced a temporary rate increase that will be in effect October 18, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Priority Mail will increase to $7.42; Parcel Ground will increase to $7.32 and Priority Express will increase to $24.25. Please plan accordingly for these changes. As always, the UMW PO staff will rate shop for you and give you the best options when sending out any mail. Questions? Please call (540) 654-1049 or email at umwpo@umw.edu.

Preferred Hotel Contract Information Session

UMW now has preferred lodging contracts with three hotels: Hyatt Place, Country Inn & Suites, and Residence Inn. To assist the community with navigating the varying rates and booking procedures, UMW Business Services will host an information session explaining the different procedures and answering questions. The session will be held January 10, 2020, at 3 p.m. in Lee 412. This is an open meeting, so all faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

Information for visitors about making reservations can be found on the Business Services website. There is also a user guide specifically for faculty and staff that contains more detailed procedures, including booking links and codes for UMW billed rooms. Contact contract administrator Lauren McDonald, x1576, for the guide. Detailed contract information can also be found on Cobblestone.

 

Fall 2019 Business Services eUpdate

Business Services

Bookstore

Sales Events

  • Red Tag Sale: hurry into the Bookstore now! All clearance merchandise, marked with a red tag, is now 75% off the original price
  • Faculty/Staff Appreciation Sale: receive 20% off in the Bookstore December 9-14. (Offer not valid on sale merchandise, convenience items, regalia, and textbooks. Other exclusions may apply.)

New Store Manager

Please welcome UMW Bookstore manager, Brett McMichael. Brett can be reached by phone at (540) 654-1017 or by email at sm8306@bncollege.com or bmcmicha@umw.edu.

Brett McMichael

Spring Adoptions

There are many ways in which on-time adoptions save students money; one of them, Textbook Buyback, takes place Dec. 9 – 14. Titles adopted and needed for the spring semester earn students the highest buyback prices on their fall semester books. Outstanding adoptions can be submitted here: FacultyEnlight.com. Contact Brett McMichael at sm8306@bncollege.com or bmcmicha@umw.edu with any questions.


Copy Center

Best Copy Rates

Save time and money on large copy jobs using the UMW Copy Center. Turn-around is usually 24 hours, with the exception of peak times, such as the beginning of each semester.

Departmental MFDs offer additional savings over desktop printers, including on purchase, maintenance, and toner costs. Have questions? Contact the Copy Center at x1935.

Multfifunctional Device


EagleOne

Vending Machine Readers

Snack and beverage vending machines now accept the following payment methods:

  • Credit card
  • EagleOne card
  • Cash
  • Mobile pay

EagleOne and credit card transactions are processed through the same card reader. When paying by credit, please be aware that a $5 charge might temporarily show as pending on your account, but once processed, your account should only be charged the actual amount of sale. An explanation of this authorization hold can be found here.

Dual credit and EagleOne card reader

Wireless Phone Chargers

Caution: wireless phone chargers can cause damage to RFID chips or magnetic strips. If you keep your EagleOne or credit cards in a phone wallet or case, make sure to remove them before charging.


Parking Management

UC Loading Dock Parking Area

The lot that includes the UC loading dock will remain closed to parking through November 2019. The accessible spaces from this lot have been relocated to the Annex lot.

If assistance is needed during the time of this closure, please contact the University Police Department at x1025. Questions may be directed to Parking Management at x1129.


Post Office

Thanksgiving Break

When the campus is closed for holiday breaks, the Post Office is too. The office will be closed Wednesday, November 27, and reopen Monday, December 2. Please stop in early to have all your mailing needs met before we close for Thanksgiving break!

Postage Increase

A USPS rate increase takes effect January 26, 2020. First class mail prices will not change: stamps will remain $0.55. However, priority mail and other rates will change. Visit this website for a complete list of changes.

Business Services eUpdate–September 2019

Business Services

Bookstore

Grand Opening

Barnes & Noble and University of Mary Washington invite you to celebrate the grand opening of the campus bookstore! On October 3, 2019, from 12-2 PM, join us in a variety of activities and chances to win prizes, and welcome bookstore manager Cameisha Chin. There will be:

  • A scavenger hunt
  • Prize drawings every half hour
  • Learning stations for textbook ordering through Faculty Enlight

Ms. Chin can be reached at cchin2@umw.edu.


Copy Center

Special Orders

Have a job that seems outside the scope of what the Copy Center can offer? Contact us to find out how we can help. The Copy Center partners with local companies for jobs that cannot be done in-house. We also work with them to ensure that customers are getting the lowest prices available.


EagleOne

New Credit Card Readers

Have you noticed the new payment readers on Pepsi beverage vending machines?  The machines now accept credit, debit, and mobile payments!  The readers do not currently accept EagleOne, but that functionality will soon be restored. Keep an eye out for this decal, which will be placed on machines when all payment options are working.

New Vending Items

Campus vending machines are stocked on a regular basis. Whether its new favorites like Zapp’s Voodo chips, or classics like Fritos, there is something for everyone. Visit the nearest vending machine to see the most recent selection of treats.


Parking Management

Parking Reservation Calendar

Occasionally, certain lots are reserved for special events or visitors. Parking Management maintains a calendar of scheduled lot reservations where five (5) or more spaces have been reserved. Visit the page here.

Please note that even when lots are reserved, accessible parking spaces remain available to any vehicles with DMV-issued accessible placards or license plates. UMW Campus Police are also available to provide an escort if needed; more information is found here.

Contact Parking Management at (540) 654-1129 or at parking@umw.edu.


Post Office

Amazon Couriers

Amazon packages are being delivered to the UMW community via Amazon Couriers. Amazon Couriers are to deliver all student mail (addressed to 1701 College Ave) to the Campus Post Office, and all Faculty and Staff mail (addressed to 1301 College Ave) directly to the addressee on the package. If an Amazon Courier attempts to deliver a package that is addressed to someone outside of your department, please direct them to the Campus Post Office in Woodard Hall for assistance. The Post Office can also be reached at 654-1049 if you need further assistance.


Social Media Changes

Business Services has joined Instagram! Follow us @umw_business_services for the latest announcements in goods and services.

Barnes & Noble Bookstore Grand Opening

Barnes & Noble and University of Mary Washington invite you to celebrate the grand opening of the campus bookstore! On October 3, 2019, from 12-2 PM, join us in a variety of activities and chances to win prizes, and welcome bookstore manager Cameisha Chin. There will be:

  • A scavenger hunt
  • Prize drawings every half hour
  • Learning stations for textbook ordering through Faculty Enlight

Ms. Chin can be reached at cchin2@umw.edu.

Business Services eUpdate–April 2019

Business Services

Bookstore

Textbook Adoption Dates

The course materials adoption due date for summer was March 12. If you have not already done so, please submit adoptions here.

Course materials adoptions for fall 2019 are due April 12, 2019. On time adoptions maximize:

  • the amounts paid to students at buyback
  • availability of used book inventory
  • the number of materials available at the start of class

Please submit adoptions here: UMW Bookstore.

Faculty Regalia Rental

Oak Hall is the regalia provider for the University of Mary Washington. Faculty and Staff may rent or purchase academic regalia from the leading custom regalia manufacturer in the country. Beginning February 1, 2019, Faculty and Staff may go online at Umwfaculty.shopoakhalli.com to rent regalia for delivery directly to individual offices. Those who prefer to order by phone may do so by calling Oak Hall Customer Service at l-800-456-7623. A customer service representative will be happy to assist you.

Rental Pricing for Faculty and Staff:
Bachelor Ensemble:  $37.95
Master Ensemble:  $39.55
Doctoral Ensemble:  $43.95
Prices include shipping charges.

To ensure timely delivery, orders for rental regalia must be received by Oak Hall no later than April 27, 2019.

Custom academic regalia is available through Oak Hall’s Custom Department. Please call 1-800-223-0429 for assistance with custom orders.

To ensure on-time delivery of custom regalia, orders must be received no later than April 12, 2019.

Year End Department Charges

Mark your calendars–the end of year deadline for department charges is June 15, 2019.

Faculty and Staff Sale

UMW faculty and staff will receive 15% off regularly priced apparel and insignia items and an additional 10% off clearance merchandise between April 29-May 3!

Grad Gifts

Remember: the Bookstore is the place for gifts for your grad! Surprise that brand new alum with a present that will remind them of their time at UMW.


Copy Center

Year End Charges

The last date for Copy and Mail services to be billed to FY19 is May 31.


Eagle One

Pepsi March Madness

Pepsi has randomly placed stickers on their vending machine products throughout the Fredericksburg campus. If you purchase one of these, bring the empty bottle to the EagleOne card center, located in Lee Hall 110, during business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, to redeem your prize of EagleOne money. Sticker amount will be deposited to your EagleOne card.

Sponsored by Pepsi.


Post Office

Shipping Address

As a friendly reminder, please use your full correct delivery address when receiving packages on campus. Include full name, building, and department, and use “1301 College Ave” as the street address. To help ensure timely and correct deliveries, this information must be on the shipping label.

Amazon Couriers

Amazon recently started delivering packages via their own couriers, as opposed to UPS or the U.S. Postal Service. The new couriers will be delivering faculty and staff packages directly to the departments. The Amazon couriers will be in uniforms of white polo with an Amazon logo, hat and vest so they may be readily identified.

Business Services eUpdate January 2019

Business Services

Bookstore

UMW Book Club

The UMW Book Club will discuss The Mothers by Brit Bennett on Wednesday, January 23, at 12 p.m. in the University Bookstore in Lee Hall. UMW faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. For more information contact Margaret Mock, mmock@umw.edu.

Book Signing

On Wednesday, January 23, the University Bookstore will offer books at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event at 7 p.m. in Chandler Ballroom of the University Center. Bernard LaFayette, Jr., the speaker and author, will sign copies of In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma and The Chicago Freedom Movement. Books are available in the Bookstore in advance of the author’s speech as well as at the MLK Day event.  For more information, contact Margaret Mock, mmock@umw.edu.


Copy Center

Addressing Envelopes

Did you know that the Copy Center can print your addresses onto envelopes? We can also ensure that the addresses are in compliance with USPS requirements. With new USPS pricing going into effect, we are here to help you save money! Contact the Copy Center at x1935.


EagleOne

Off Campus Merchants

Faculty and staff can use their EagleOne card at many off-campus locations. See the EagleOne website for complete listing. Many local businesses offer discounts if you show your EagleOne; check with establishments to see if they offer any.

EagleOne Payroll Deduction

Employees may sign up for direct deposit automatic payroll deductions, which requires a minimum deduction of $10 per pay period. Simply fill out the online payroll deduction form, or contact the EagleOne office at x1005 for information and assistance.


Parking Management

New Parking System and Office Closure

The Parking Management office is excited to announce a new management system from NuPark, a leading parking management technology company. The new parking system will allow decal purchases and citation appeals through a customer portal that can be accessed through single sign on.

As a part of this transition, decals will be unavailable for online purchase between 5:00 p.m. on January 17, 2019 and 10:00 a.m. January 23, 2019.  If a decal is needed during this time, please email parking@umw.edu.

In addition, the Parking Management office will be closed from Tuesday, January 22, 2019 through Thursday, January 24, 2019. Please email parking@umw.edu with any questions and/or parking requests. Parking Management will respond within 24 hours  of your request.

Thank you for your patience during this upgrade.


Post Office

Welcome Back Rush

Welcome back! The Post Office is extremely busy this time of year. Please be advised that there may be extra time to process outgoing requests, so plan your shipping needs accordingly.

Postage Increase

A USPS rate increase takes effect January 27, 2019. Stamps will increase from $0.50 to $0.55 each. The UMW Post Office will have additional forever stamps on hand, so please plan accordingly and stock up before the increase. To see the full list of changes please go here.


Contract Spotlight: Hyatt Place

Hyatt Place Fredericksburg-Mary Washington is UMW’s preferred hotel partner. Hyatt Place recognizes government room rates, provides meeting spaces at a discount, and offers a UMW guest rate of $104.00. Additionally, the hotel offers the university a limited number of complimentary rooms and gift baskets. To find out if a complementary room is available for a department guest, contact Lauren McDonald for more information.