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UCSD Mailing Center

Mailing Center location, hours and services.

The UCSD Mailing Center is a retail convenience center operated by IPPS Mail Services. The Mailing Center is located next to the Passport Office on Greenhouse Lane in Campus Services Complex, building 'A' (map).


  • Mail packages and letters to U.S. and international destinations. International packages require a computer generated customs form. Go to:  https://cns.usps.com/cfo/ShippingInformationAction_input
  • Ship packages or letters using UPS or FedEx.
  • Rent private mail boxes. Boxes are available to anyone with two forms of identification for a 6-month or 1-year rental period.
    • Fees:
      • Small box: $7/ month
      • Key deposit: $25 (refundable with key return)
  • Buy stamps and mailing supplies.
  • Deposit stamped mail weighing less than 13 ounces in the collection box in front of Price Center. Please refer to the collection box for pick up times.


  • Weekdays, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Deadlines for mail to go out the same day:

  • Regular mail: 3:00 p.m.
  • Express Mail: 1:30 p.m.
  • FedEx or UPS packages: 2:30 p.m.
  • Metered mail: 3:00 p.m.

Payment methods

  • Cash
  • Discover, VISA or MasterCard
  • 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/mailing-center