University Bulletin 2016-17

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Student Affairs Services

University Bookstore

Located on the main campus, the USA BOOKSTORE offers a wide range of products and services both on campus and online. New and used textbooks, as well as the supply materials necessary for all courses are available. In addition, a wide variety of reading materials from classics to current best sellers are offered.

An assortment of USA emblematic giftware and fashion sportswear is also offered.

Examples of many other products and services available in the BOOKSTORE are:

  • Calculators/Electronics

  • Class Rings

  • Computer Software/Supplies

  • Facsimile Service

  • Greeting Cards

  • Laptops/Printers

  • Office Products

  • Residence Hall Room Supplies

  • Soft Drinks/Snack Foods

  • Student Supplies

  • Test Preps/Study Aids

  • USA Apparel - JAGWEAR

Regular Store Hours: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Monday and Tuesday. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. "Rush" hours and summer hours will be posted at the BOOKSTORE entrance.

VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and USA JAGCASH are accepted. For additional information please call (251) 460-7012, or visit our web site at:

Post Office

The University of South Alabama Post Office is essentially a Public Contract Station operating under U.S. Postal Service guidelines and a mail room operating under the University of South Alabama guidelines and procedures.

This Post Office is staffed with University of South Alabama employees, who are familiar with all areas of postal operations and are qualified to handle most tasks. Up-to-date domestic and international manuals are maintained and used for reference purposes. Window service consists of selling postal supplies and accepting letters, flats and parcels for mailing. Departmental mail pickup and delivery service is provided by means of an established route. The Campus Mail Room processes all departmental mail, domestic and foreign, except C.O.D., which must be handled with the U.S.P.S. The Campus Post Office accepts cash and checks only.

All students who live on campus are required to have a personal mail box to receive mail. Mail is not delivered to the Residence Hall Rooms. Residence Hall students need to activate their PO Box @ the Post Office and complete a short form. For additional information please call (251) 414-8191, or visit our web site at

Student Insurance

All students should have medical insurance. This information is available through Student Health Services. Students are encouraged to purchase this policy if they do not have medical insurance. For more information contact Student Health Services, (251) 460-7151.