Information Desk-Jared L. Cohon University Center at Carnegie Mellon University - Carnegie Mellon University

Information Desk

The Information Desk is located on the first floor of the Cohon University Center, next to the commons. The desk is staffed by student employees who can answer any questions you may have.

The Information Desk also provides a number of services. We can accept cash, check, credit card, or Plaid Ca$h as payment. We cannot charge to your student account nor print quota.

Getting around

Note: As of summer 2011, we are no longer authorized to sell PAT bus passes. Please visit the Port Authority website to purchase online, or visit any Giant Eagle location to purchase at the customer service desk.

Lost and found

The Information Desk is the campus's main lost and found.

Copy and fax services

  • Copies: 10¢ a side
  • Faxes: $2 first page, $1 each additional page

Stamps & envelopes

  • Stamps: 49¢ or $9.80 book of 20
  • Envelopes: 10¢

The Information Desk cannot answer questions about mailing. The Postal Services desk is open on weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. It is a subsidiary of the United States Postal Services office.

Group-X class passes

The Information Desk sells only single-class cards ($5). Multi-class passes (12 classes for $40), can only be purchased at the Equipment Desk.

Event ticket sales

Organizations on campus hosting events may sell tickets at the Information Desk. Submit the Ticket Sales Form to request ticket sales.

Posting flyers

The CUC maintains bulletin boards for advertising campus events. Submit three copies of your flyer to the Information Desk to be posted to these boards. Flyers must meet the following restrictions

  • Posters must advertise an event hosted and/or sponsored by a recognized student organization or administrative department
  • Posters may not exceed 11"x17"
  • The event title, date, and time must be listed in English
  • The event must occur on one day only; it cannot repeat or include multiple dates
  • The event must take place on campus or at a recognized off-campus location such as Soldiers and Sailors Hall
  • The event must be open to the entire campus community
  • The poster may not advertise the consumption of alcohol
  • The images and text must be of a tasteful quality

Anyone may post to bulletin boards not marked as CUC boards, including all boards in the first floor north hallway and those above the water fountains on every floor.

Table tennis equipment

There are two ping pong tables in the game room. You must purchase table tennis balls from the Information Desk for 50¢ each. You may borrow paddles from the desk. The Information Desk will hold an ID card as collateral for each paddle borrowed.

Commuter locker rental

Lockers on the lower level of the CUC are available for $25 a semester or $50 for the academic year. Turn in the agreement form [.doc] to the Information Desk

Dolly/cart rental

The Information Desk has a dolly available to borrow for up to 3 hours.

Student organization packages

The Information Desk can accept packages for student organizations. If your organization has received a package, there will be a receipt in your organization's mailbox. Turn in this receipt to the Information Desk to claim your package.

The Information Desk cannot accept any other packages. Packages for individual students can be turned in at the Package Pickup window on the lower level. Packages for staff must be taken to the appropriate department or office.

Hours

Sun.-Thurs. 8a.m.-12a.m.
Fri. & Sat. 8a.m.-2a.m.