York College Policy - Receipt of Personal Property, Receiving Unit

The City University of New York has authorized Colleges to establish procedures regarding acceptance / non acceptance of "personal property". This memorandum is issue in order to re-state York's policy concerning the above.

It is the policy of the College to not accept personal shipments or deliveries. Acceptance of personal property presents a liability to the College. Please note that the personnel in the Receiving Unit are authorized to only accept products that were ordered on behalf of the College by the Purchasing Department. The College has implemented the following procedures in order to facilitate the receipts of products ordered on behalf of the College:

  1. No orders will be accepted by receiving personnel without a valid purchase order number issued by the Purchasing Office or any accredited city, state or government agency.
  2. Packages / correspondence without a purchase order number will be forwarded to the mail room for distribution if the items are not determined to be personal.
  3. Orders placed through the Purchasing Office or any aforementioned agency are to be received only by the personnel in the Receiving Unit.
  4. The College reserves the right to not sign for and return any package that is not an official York College item as ordered by the Purchasing Department.

Thank you for your continued support concerning this issue. If there are any questions regarding this policy, please contact me at mtorres@york.cuny.edu , extension 2916