Central Office

The Central Office is here to serve the people of the Department of Psychology and our visitors.  If anyone has questions or seems lost, please send them to the Central Office (N218) for assistance.

The Central Office office is available through many tools.

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Letterhead

  • Electronic letterhead may be used for required electronic communications only.
  • Printed letterhead should be used for all standard internal and external communications.  The Central Office has a stock of this letterhead and is available upon request.

Mailing & Faxing

Mail

(USPS, Campus, Supplies, & Packages)

Incoming mail will be sorted into mailboxes, which are located on the second floor.

  • Packages will be labeled and placed in the second-floor mailroom.  Recipients will not be emailed when packages arrive.

Outgoing mail will have different processes for the different types of mail.

  • USPS
    • Stamped: Place in the labeled box under the table of the second-floor mailroom
    • Un-Stamped: Request a postage sticker from N218, attach to mail needing postage, and give to Central Office Staff.
  • Campus: Place in the labeled box under the table of the second-floor mailroom
  • FedEx: Shipping labels and envelopes/boxes may be picked up in the Central Office
    • FedEx will no longer pick up packages in Elliott Hall; however, packages may be dropped off in the drop box located outside Fraser Hall.

Faxes

  • Incoming: Received documents will be placed in a campus mail envelope and put in the second-floor mailbox.
  • Outgoing: Complete & print the Fax Cover-Sheet.  Bring all documents to the Central Office Staff and they will assist with faxing.  Confirmation sheets will be placed in your second-floor mailbox.

Printing & Copying

N206 Elliott Hall

  • Available Machines
    • Black & White Printer
    • Color Printer
    • Toshiba Copier
      • To print or copy on this machine a copy code is needed.  The Central Office can provide a number if needed.
      • To assist with printing to the copier the Printing to the Copier Guide can help, also feel free to ask the Central Office for assistance.
  • Copy Codes: Our copy codes are created based on their function.
    • Course Codes: These are assigned to courses and changed every semester.
      • Instructors will receive their course code approximately two before the start of the term.
    • Grant Codes: These are assigned upon request through the Central Office
    • Personal Codes: These codes are created for faculty based on need through the Central Office.

Printing Services

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Cleaning Stations

Cleaning stations with disinfecting supplies have been made available on each floor for shared use. These stations are inventoried on a bi-weekly basis.  

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The Central Office will maintain a very limited number of PPE supplies.  If small amounts of supplies are needed, contact the Central Office.

Large amounts of supplies should be ordered through U Market with an account string and justification.  U Market has developed a list of recommendations on PPE.

Supplies

A limited amount of general office supplies are kept in the Central Office’s Supply Cabinet.  If the needed supplies are not available, they will need to be ordered through U-Market.

Ordering Office or Lab Supplies

U Market has created a very helpful guide to shopping in U Market.

  • Needed Information for Ordering
    • Full EFS Account String
    • Full Justification (Who, What, Where, When, Why)
      • If for a grant, make sure to include the grant number and why the order benefits the grant.
      • See Finance’s Justification Guide for more information on how to write a full justification.
    • Approval of the PI (done prior to ordering)
  • Supply carts will be submitted 1-2 times a week
    • All carts should be assigned to Amanda Schmit (amsuchy).
Holley Locher
Chief of Staff
N210 EltH | 625-7852
loche007@umn.edu
Missy Jones
Assistant to the Chair
S248 EltH | 626-3171
jonesmk@umn.edu
Bethany Simon
Chair's Office Assistant
S210 EltH | 624-5089
simo1198@umn.edu
Amanda Schmit
Office & Communications Manager
N218 EltH | 625-2546
amsuchy@umn.edu
Bailee Hill
Student Assistant
N218 EltH | 625-2818
psymain@umn.edu
Joanna Jibin
Student Assistant
N218 EltH | 625-2818
psymain@umn.edu
Sam Rossi
Student Assistant
N218 EltH | 625-2818
psymain@umn.edu
 
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