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Mail Services Overview

Mail in a Bin

Mail Services is responsible for processing incoming, outgoing, intra-campus, and student mail for UCSD. Find out everything you need to know about mail services, including campus mail codes, where to buy stamps and find collection boxes, mail safety, tracking incoming mail, domestic and international mail standards and procedures.

In the right place? If your shipment weighs over 70 pounds or contains hazardous material, UCSD Shipping must process it. Students, please see Student Mail Services.

Locations, hours, collection boxes

How to use Mail Services

Learn about using mail services, including:

Note: See Imprints for mail preparation services, mailing lists and labels, mailing list cleansing and updating.

Buy postage

Please note: US postage rates have increased. Effective January 27, 2014, Forever Stamps are 49 cents.  Overall, the average increase on postage was 6%.  Please plan buget for mailings with the new rates in mind.

Send priority mail and packages

Read about USPS postal rates and services and see ways to send priority mail and packages (including personal packages) through Mail Services:


UCSD Desktop Shipping Center
Express Mail

Order free mailing supplies.

Domestic mail

Domestic mail is mail addressed to destinations within the United States or its territories. Learn about address standards for outgoing domestic mail, how to send FedEx and UPS packages and USPS Express mail, and how to ship personal packages:

International mail

International mail is mail addressed to destinations that are not within the United States or its territories. Learn about address standards for international mail, international mail country codes, how to complete customs forms and send packages and mail:


Note: this page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/mail