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UCSD Postal Center (Price Center East)

Find out the hours and services offered at the UCSD Postal Center in the Price Center.

The UCSD Postal Center is a retail operation located at Price Center East, Room 1502 (map).

In appreciation for our own "Staff Heroes", the Postal Center will be closed Friday, August 8th, from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm so that our staff may participate in the UCSD Annual Staff Appreciation Picnic. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.


  • Mail packages and letters to U.S. and international destinations.
  • Ship packages or letters using UPS or FedEx.
  • Rent private mail boxes. Boxes are available to anyone with a picture identification for a 6-month or 1-year rental period. Fees:
    • Small box: $7/ month
    • Medium box: $10/ month
    • Large box $15/month (dependent upon availability)
  • Buy stamps and mailing supplies.
  • Deposit stamped mail weighing less than 13 ounces in the collection box. The last pickup is at 3:45 p.m.

Note: The UCSD Postal Center is not a pickup or drop-off point for intra-campus or department index mail (except for Postal Center box holders).


  • Academic year: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Summer: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m

Payment methods

  • Cash
  • VISA or MasterCard credit or debit cards
  • Personal check, made payable to U.C. Regents and with proper identification (such as a valid driver's license)

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