Vendors require payments to be made in 30 days; if payment aren't made in 30 days, they charge late fees and close accounts.  UT Market orders and orders received to central shipping are dealt with centrally.  The MBS Office handles all other bills.  Therefore, as soon as you receive a shipment, please do the following:

  • Take the packing slips and/or invoice,
  • Write the account number to be charged on the packing slip/invoice,
  • Date and sign it,
  • And – turn it in to designated bin outside your lab.

You can also scan and email packing slips and invoices (with an account number, date, and signature) to  If you receive an email from MBS Payments to confirm the receipt of delivery of products and/or account numbers, please respond as soon as possible (within 48 hours).

Shipping by Courier

For same-day pickup, please drop-off your packages at the MBS Office (NMS 3.316) no later than 2:00 PM.  If your package contains dry ice, you must ensure the proper labels are used.  You can locate these labels in the NMS third floor copy room (NMS 3.262).


Every lab has, or can have, its own UPS account.  If you don't have an account, please contact Francisco Valladares to set one up.  Benefits to setting up a UPS account include direct billing, no hassle, and no late fees.  To schedule a UPS pickup, call 1-800-742-5877.


FedEx packing labels are located in the MBS Office.  You will need to include your account number on the packing label in the field "Your Internal Billing Reference" (this applies to both US and International Airbills).  To schedule a FedEx pickup, call 1-800-463-3339.  For the MBS FedEx account number, please contact the MBS Office.

If you require same-day pickup after 2:00 PM, you will need to take your item(s) to a FedEx store to be shipped.  Be advised, FedEx stores cannot accept dry ice packages, so plan accordingly.