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Mail Codes

Read about UCSD Mail Codes

Use one of these strategies to locate Mail Codes for UCSD affiliates' employees or departments and find out how to establish, change, or delete a mail code.

UCSD provides interoffice mail service to several affiliates, including:

  • Children's Hospital
  • UCSD Medical Center
  • Veterans Administration Hospital

To Find a UCSD Employee or Department

To find and employee:

Enter the employee's name into the search field in the Blink online directory (below the tab bar at the top of every Blink page), then:

  1. Click Go.
  2. Check the search results to see the employee's Mail Code.

Note: You can enter the first or last name, part of a name, or even the phone extension of an employee into the Blink online directory to find contact information.

To find a depatment:

Go to the Department Quick Index, then:

  1. Use the alphabetical index to locate the department.
  2. Click the "Contact listings" link.
  3. Look for the Mail Code in the column that appears to the left of the department name.

To Establish, Change, or Delete a Mail Code

Establish, change, or delete a department Mail Code

Establish a new department Mail Code:

  • Complete the 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 the UC San Diego Services and Support portal 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 Mail Code Request form file
    5. Submit Case

Change or delete a department Mail Code:

Choose a Mail Code delivery option

Mail Code Options Monthly recharge Schedule and Location (if applicable)
Pick-Up from
Mail Services
$85 The pick up location is at the Campus Services Complex, building 'A' at the corner of Voight Drive and Gilman Drive.

One Daily Delivery $118 8–11:30 a.m.
One Daily Delivery plus Afternoon Pickup $224

First delivery: 8 –11:30 a.m.
Afternoon pickup: 12:30 – 2:15 p.m. 

Off Campus $8 per mile per month Any location beyond 1/2 mile radius of campus will incure an additional milage rate of $8 per mile, per month (calculated one-way).

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.

Find answers, request services, or get help from our team at the UC San Diego Services and Support portal.