Mail Room and Auxiliary Services

Social Sciences Auxiliary Services Center provide services that help Social Sciences faculty and staff manage their day. Monica Najera runs the front desk and accepts and processes orders. She also handles the sale of course packets. David Coleman has been with and managed the Social Sciences Auxiliary Services Center for many years.

The Social Sciences Auxiliary Services Center is located on the lower level of the Social Sciences Research Building.
Telephone: (773) 702-8797
Fax: (773) 702-9673

Services include:

  • Information Desk & Welcome Center
  • Duplicating Services (See below for pricing.)
  • Course Packets Preparation & Distribution
  • Copyright Clearance Services (See below for further details.)
  • Mail Distribution
  • Mailbox Assignment & Key Service
  • Consulting Services for Purchase & Maintenance of Copiers in Division
  • Interdepartmental Messenger Services
  • Check Pick Up (from Bursar)
  • Monthly/Biweekly Payroll Check Distribution
  • Shipping/Receiving Services
  • Building Management (Program Main Entry Doors)
  • SSRB Tea Room Reservations (See below for further details.)
  • Lost & Found
  • Vending Machine Management
  • Mailbox and Keys Services

Duplicating Pricing

  • 8 1/2 X 11 White 20# paper Black/White 0.10
  • 8 1/2 X 11 White 20# paper Color Print 0.17
  • 8 1/2 X 11 Pastel 20# paper Black/White 0.12
  • 8 1/2 X 11 Brite Color paper Black/White 0.13
  • 8 1/2 X 11 Pastel 20# paper Color Print 0.19
  • 8 1/2 X 11 Brite Color paper Color Print 0.20
  • 8 1/2 X 11 White 90# Card Black/White 0.13
  • 8 1/2 X 11 White 110# Card Black/White 0.15
  • 8 1/2 X 11 White Glossy Card Black/White 0.22
  • 8 1/2 X 11 White Glossy Card Color Print 0.29
  • 8 1/2 X 11 Pastel 90# Card Black/White 0.15
  • 8 1/2 X 11 Pastel 90# Card Color Print 0.21
  • 8 1/2 X 14 White 20# paper Black/White 0.17
  • 8 1/2 X 14 20# Pastel paper Black/White 0.19
  • 8 1/2 X 14 20# Color Print 0.20
  • 8 1/2 X 14 20# Pastel paper Color Print 0.24
  • 11 X 17 20# Paper Black/White Print 0.24
  • 11 X 17 20# Pastel Black/White Print 0.26
  • 11 X 17 20# Paper Color Print 0.32
  • 11 X 17 20# Pastel Color Print 0.35
  • 11 X 17 28# Glossy Black/White Print 0.29
  • 11 X 17 80# Glossy Black/White Print 0.34
  • 11 X 17 28# Glossy paper Color Print 0.36
  • 11 X 17 80# Glossy paper Color Print 0.42

DISCOUNT FOR MULTIPLE COPIES (NOT APPLICABLE ON INSTANT & COLLATED COPIES)

  • 1 to 25 copies 0.10
  • 26 to 100 copies 0.09
  • 100 to 1000 copies 0.08

3 HOLE PUNCHED PAPER (NOT APPLICABLE ON INSTANT & COLLATED COPIES)

  • 1 to 25 copies 0.11
  • 26 to 100 copies 0.10
  • 100 to 1000 copies 0.09


     
  • Sorting 0.01
  • Folding 0.01
  • Spiral Binding per set $3.00
  • Book Copying 0.20
  • Cutting per cut 0.25
  • 3 Hole Binders $4.00
  • Spiral Binders $4.00
  • PDF's scan per page 0.02
  • Fax in or Out $1.00

Copyright Guidelines

The Social Sciences Auxiliary Services Center operates under the following guidelines in order to comply with laws regulating duplication and usage of copyrighted materials.  

  • A one-time “emergency” copy is allowed for an instructor and/or TA.
  • Multiple classroom copies of copyrighted material cannot be duplicated without written copyright permission.
  • Since “fair use” guidelines may prohibit the selling of reproduced copyrighted material, “fair use” is not applicable in the Social Sciences Auxiliary Services Center.
  • Material that is 90 years or older is considered in the “public domain” and does not require copyright permission to duplicate.
  • Copyright permission requests for Course packets are due at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the quarter.
  • Copyright request forms are available from our office (SS 103)

Messenger Route

  • SSD/DEAN’S OFFICE, SSRB-110
  • HISTORY, SSRB 332
  • SOCIOLOGY, SSRB 307
  • DEAN OF STUDENTS OFFICE, SSRB 101
  • SOCIAL THOUGHT, FOSTER 312
  • PSYCHOLOGY, GREEN 107
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE, PICK HALL 401
  • ECONOMICS, SAIEH HALL 308
  • BFI, SAIEH HALL 126
  • PROVOST OFFICE, LEVI HALL 5TH FLOOR
  • ANTHROPOLOGY, HASKELL HALL
  • SSD/ LOCAL BUSINESS CENTER, 1155 E 60 (PICK UP/DROP OFF LBC MAIL)
  • HUMAN RESOURCE FINANCIAL SERVICES, 6054 DREXEL
  • BURSAR’S OFFICE, EDELSTONE 6030 ELLIS (on request only)
  • BIO-PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES BUILDING (on request only) (940 E. 57thSTREET, RM 123)
  • GENDER STUDIES / RACE CENTER, 5733 UNIVERSITY (UPON REQUEST)
  • HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, 1101 E. 58th (UPON REQUEST)
  • WILDER HOUSE, 5811 KENWOOD (UPON REQUEST)
  • SURVEY LAB & UCSMP, 6030 ELLIS (UPON REQUEST)
  • MAPSS 5730 WOODLAWN (UPON REQUEST)

Tea Room Reservation Guidelines

  • Return SSRB Tea Room to its original conditions
  • Return furniture to original locations
  • Empty trash and take to dumpster
  • Do not leave food/beverages in refrigerator or on counters
  • Wash all surfaces used (counters, tables, etc.)
  • Any use of the Tea Room after 5:00pm or weekends requires the hiring of the University of Chicago Police to allow admittance to buildings
  • Promptly return keys after use no later than noon the following business day. 
  • Fees will be charged for lost keys and/or additional cleaning and repairs.