Services & Resources

The Student Mail Center is closed.  If you need to pick up mail, please contact the Highsmith Building Manager at (828) 767-5009 or stop by the Guest Services Desk on the 2nd floor. For additional assistance, please contact Student Mail Services at (828) 258-7679 or email at

Student Mail Center

The Student Mail Center is located on the ground floor in Highsmith Student Union between the bookstore and the food court. All residential student mail and packages will be received and picked up at this location. Students can also send out packages with prepaid postage. Stamps are sold for $0.55 and envelopes are sold for $0.10. You can reach the Student Mail Center at 828.258.7679.

Individual mailing addresses follow this pattern:
Student Name
UNCA Box # xxxx
2500 University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804

Packages can be sent to 2500 University Heights and held until residents arrive and request a mailbox.


The Mail center is currently closed. Please visit the Guest Services Desk during business hours to retrieve your mail or packages.

Guest Services Desk

At the Guest Services Desk students can check out a number of items, including:

  • iPads
  • Chalk
  • Crafting supplies
  • Carts

Guest Services Desk also coordinates a campus lost and found.  Students can check to see if a lost item has been returned to the desk, and students can also turn in lost items to be logged. You can reach the Guest Services Desk assistant at 828.251.6600.

Highsmith Art Gallery

The Highsmith Student Union Art Gallery is a collaboration between Highsmith Student Union and the arts community at the University of North Carolina Asheville. The gallery is located on the second floor of the Highsmith Student Union, within the new extension outside of the Blue Ridge Room. All campus departments and individuals are invited to hold gatherings, meetings, or classes in the gallery while artwork is on display.


  • A learning environment where dialogue about diversity, equity, and inclusion is stimulated by art exhibitions
  • A resource for the campus and community-at-large to intentionally address diversity, equity and inclusion with a high value on student input and engagement
  • An art space that showcases UNC Asheville student art work and senior exhibits
  • An art space that is welcoming and accessible to all

Gallery Coordinator

Dexter Overall serves as the key contact for all items related to the Gallery, including scheduling, reservations, internships, installations, art front needs, visiting artists, and supervision of the gallery hours, staff, and program advisory committee.


The Art Gallery is open during the Fall and Spring semesters while Highsmith Student Union is open:

Monday through Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 6 p.m.
Hours extended for Exhibit Opening Receptions.