Union Station

Union Station in Popp Martin Student Union provides shipping, U.S. Passport and graphics services. At Union Station, you’ll find:

Package shipping service

Union Station offers USPS, DHL, and FedEx shipping options. We'll compare pricing, so you can choose which service is the best choice for your budget and/or delivery needs.

Stamps and shipping supplies

Stamps, boxes, and packing materials are for sale. Expert advice on preparing your shipment is always free!

Money orders

Money orders are available at Union Station as well as Mail & Package Services in lower Prospector Building.

Passport icon

Official U.S. passport acceptance station

Union Station has been certified as a Passport Acceptance Facility to process U.S. Passports and submit them for Department of State approval. Passport application requires proper documentation. Passport photo service is also available.

Physical address: Popp Martin Student Union, 8845 Craver Rd., Charlotte, NC 28262

  • Passport processing is best done by appointment (704-687-5803). Appointments are available 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Be sure to bring all required documents and a completed application to your appointment.
  • Processing is also available on a walk-in basis 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. 
  • UNC Charlotte students, faculty, and staff: passport service hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, by an appointment or walk-in.

Passport pricing

Execution Fee: $35 (cash only)

Photo Fee: $15 (cash only)

Adult (age 16+) Passports (must be paid with a check or money order)

Expedite Fee $60; optional overnight return delivery fee $17.56 added to check or money order (4 to 6 weeks).

  • Passport Book (regular service, 10 to 12 weeks): $110
  • Passport Card (regular service, 10 to 12 weeks): $30
  • Passport Card (expedited service, 2 to 3 weeks): $90
  • Passport Book and Card (regular service, 10 to 12 weeks): $140

Minor Passports (must be paid with a check or money order)

Expedite Fee $60; optional overnight return delivery fee $17.56 added to check or money order (4 to 6 weeks).

  • Passport Book (regular service, 10 to 12 weeks): $80
  • Passport Card (regular service, 10 to 12 weeks): $15
  • Passport Book and Card (regular service, 10 to 12 weeks): $95

Campus Box iconCampus mailbox rental

For students who would like the convenience of having a consistent campus address or faculty and staff members who would benefit from having a personal mail delivered to them at a central, campus location, Union Station offers campus boxes for rent.

Boxes are available in 6 and 12-month terms, which may be renewed as long as you remain a current student (regardless of on-campus or off-campus residence), faculty or staff member.

Mailbox rates

  • $10 for 6 months
  • $15 for 12 months

Kodak Photo Kiosk iconKodak® photo kiosk

Self-service Kodak Picture Maker photo kiosk allows photo duplication from 2" x 1" up to 8" x 10".

Touch screen allows easy cropping, red-eye correction and retouching. Add borders or create collages, calendars, cards and invitations with Picture Maker photo projects.

Extracts photos from USB drive, CD, DVD and Bluetooth, etc. Save pictures from camera media cards to CD or DVD.

Graphic Services iconGraphic services

Union Station offers a variety of graphic services that include:

  • Full-color image paper, vinyl, and polypropylene banners
  • Coroplast yard signs (vinyl cut letters, symbols, and logos)
  • Wide-format printing on plain or gloss-finish paper, polypropylene and removeable wall decal material (up to 54 in. wide x 100 ft. long)
  • Foam-core poster mounting (up to 30 in. x 40 in.; larger sizes available at additional cost)
  • Custom-cut vinyl or sticker graphics (request quote)
  • Contoured cutout foam board or chloroplast (request quote)
  • Graphic design services by the hour
  • Custom cut vinyl or decal graphics
  • Contoured cuto-out foam board or Coroplast

Product/Service list and prices icon for PDF

Copier iconSelf-service copier

A Ricoh™ copier is set up in Union Station for self-service copies through your 49erCard Account.

Like all reprographic services on campus, black and white copies are only 9¢ for letter, legal and tabloid sizes; color copies are 30¢ for letter, legal and tabloid sizes.

Fax service

  • Local fax: 50¢ per page
  • Out-of-state: $1.00 per page

Balloons iconBalloons

Latex and Mylar; one or two at a time or by the bunch!

  • Latex: 75¢ each
  • Helium only (for your balloons)
  • Mylar: $3.25 each
  • Hi-float latex balloon life extender: 30¢ each