Services & Resources

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 $0.65 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
Highsmith Union
2500 University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804

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


  • Monday – Friday | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday | 12 – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday | Closed

Guest Services Desk

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

  • iPads
  • Chalk
  • Crafting supplies
  • Carts
  • Folding tables

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.

Game Room

Within Highsmith Student Union Operating Hours

  • Sunday – Wednesday | 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Thursday – Saturday | 2 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Digital Signage

See your digital message broadcast throughout Highsmith Student Union. Flat-screen TVs are displayed in the building in our meeting rooms, booths, food court, Unity Lounge and River Lounge. Digital signage offers opportunity for UNC Asheville officially recognized student organizations and campus departments to broadcast events and announcements. Please visit our Marketing Page for submission guidelines.

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


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.