Central Stores Business Plan Update Re: COVID-19

Effective: March 1, 2021

Operational hours: Monday to Friday,  7:30 am to 4:00 pm

All Receiving, Shipping, Mail Delivery/Pickup, Letter Shop, Regular Outgoing Mail Processing, Freight Delivery, Gas Cylinder Processing, Used Product Handling, Office Paper Recycling/Shredding and Digital Imaging services will resume near normal operation.

Note:
Scheduled on-campus mail delivery and pick up times will be altered to accommodate continued COVID-19 protocols and specific campus department needs.  Freight and package deliveries currently hold highest priority, to support essential services across campus.  To discuss possible service changes as need arises, email Rob Mcmurren

More News:
Central Stores now sells affordable disposable (medical) 3-layer masks in boxes of 50.  Non-medical cloth masks (pkg 5) and applicable filters (pkg 50) are also available. These masks were sourced through direction and authorization of the Safety Office. 

Masks can be purchased through the Central Stores Catalogue.
https://uwaterloo.ca/central-stores/central-stores-service-stock-catalogue#FaceMasks

Lettershop Services-Central Stores is specifically designed to provide clients with everything they require for successful direct mail campaigns.  Our state-of-the-art lettershop equipment and quality control production flow help us minimize production time and maximize your investment.  COVID-19 has increased the need to move larger volumes of product and information to students and other university associates now learning and/or working from off-campus settings.  Lettershop Services can facilitate packaging and mailing/shipping needs, at a reasonable cost.  Email csgenasys for further information.

                                                                                                                             

Welcome to Central Stores - Materials Resource

Central Stores is part of the University of Waterloo - Materials Resource group which plans and executes organizational strategies with controlled activities related to the flow of materials either arriving or leaving the university.  Specifically, Central Stores provides a variety of essential, logistical and environmental services to faculty and staff at the University of Waterloo.  A list of many core services can be found on the left hand side of this page under the tab Services we offer and forms.  Please click on the service of interest, to reveal further information and other links. 
Overall Central Stores acts as the main hub for the movement of most goods (with the exception of food products) to, from and within the university community. 

Click here for Canada Post Service Alerts

Click here for Status of Canada Post's Network During Peak Season

Central Stores is located in ECH (East Campus Hall)
See University of Waterloo campus map

A list of all University of Waterloo Departments with their corresponding buildings, assigned mail route number, also with delivery times and forecasted move locations, can be  seen in the following University of Waterloo Department & Bldg list (pdf)

Click here for Waterloo-related acronyms

Students and staff can purchase letter mail stamps for mailing within Canada at Central Stores.  Cash and Watcard accepted.

Single stamp 0-30grams = $1.10 + HST = $1.25 each

Off Campus Mail & Courier Service outlets for students  (close to UW):

Westmount Place Pharmacy

Directions from ECH to Westmount Place Pharmacy

DHL Fed-Ex and Purolator

UPS Store