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How to Establish, Change, or Delete a Mail Code

Learn how to establish, change, or delete a Mail Code.

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Choose a Mail Code delivery option.

Mail Code Options Monthly recharge Schedule and Location (if applicable)
Pick-Up from
Mail Services
$50 The pick up location is at Mail Services at the Campus Services Complex at the corner of Voight Drive and Gilman Drive.  Pick-up hours are 9am to 11:30am.
Pick-Up from
Postal Center

$50 plus cost of box at Postal Center

Postal Center is located on the lower level of Price Center East. See Postal Center page for more details about box pricing and hours.
One Daily Delivery $85 8–11:30 a.m.
Two Daily Deliveries $165 First delivery: 8 –11:30 a.m.
Second delivery: Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Three Daily Deliveries or Late Run $245 Any schedule (once, twice, or 3 times a day) that includes a delivery after 2:30 p.m.
Off Campus $110 Any location beyond 1/2 mile radius of campus.

Establish, change, or delete a department Mail Code.

Establish a new department Mail Code:

  • Complete the UCSD Mail Services Mail Code Request (PDF) form:
    1. Name of the department
    2. Physical location of the department
    3. Index being recharged
    4. Administrative Contact name, email and phone number
    5. Fiscal Contact name, email and phone number
    6. Desired number of deliveries per day
  • Save completed form as a pdf file
  • Go to ASK (login required) to create a case:
    1. Subject: New Mail Code Request
    2. Category: Ship, Receive, Mail, Recycle 
    3. Sub Category: Mail Codes
    4. Attach the completed IPPS Mail Services Mail Code Request form file
    5. Submit Case

Change or delete a department Mail Code:

Change an employee Mail Code.

Change a staff or faculty member's Mail Code in the UCSD Directory:

Note: It is the department's responsibility to forward all mail for staff, faculty, or students associated with the department.

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