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New Parcel Center Locations

New Parcel Center Locations

Logistics Student Mail has consolidated parcel centers into three locations on campus for students to pick up package deliveries safely and easily! Beginning September 21st, packages will be automatically routed to whichever location is closest to the student's place of residence. 

  • Revelle College: Blake Hall, Room 123 (map). Hours: Weekdays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Price Center: Price Center West, Upper Level, along Library Walk near the Sun God Lounge (map). Hours: Weekdays, 9 a.m.– 3 p.m.
  • Seventh College: Building 2, Ground Floor Entrance (map). Hours: Weekdays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Note: Only parcels will be picked up from the parcel centers. Regular mail will still be sent to the student's mail box in their respective college.

Your package notification email will include the pickup location. All locations are closed on weekends. Masks are required.

Package Tracking

Students can use the Logistics Portal to:

  • See their historical packages 
  • Track any packages for which they have received an email

Note: Login with SSO/VPN is required.

Addressing Packages and Mail

When ordering items or mail to be delivered to you:

  • Use the official UC San Diego mailing address for students:
    • Student Name
      Box #
      9450 Gilman Dr
      La Jolla, CA 92092-0100
  • If the address on the vendor's mail, UPS, or FedEx label does not include the 9450 Gilman Street address and box number as shown below, it will most likely be delayed.
  • Make sure everyone who sends you mail has your full name and address, including your mailbox number.
    • Remind friends and family to use your full name (no nicknames) and your correct address when sending you mail. Incorrectly addressed packages will be delayed or returned.
    • Remember to notify contacts, vendors, friends, and family of your address changes.

Sending Packages and Mail

Sending packages:

  • Packages sent through U.S. Postal Service can be mailed from the Mailing Center.
  • Express Mail must be dropped at the Mailing Center by 2 p.m. to be mailed that day.
  • FedEx and UPS packages must be dropped at the Mailing Center by 3 p.m. to be sent that day.

You can purchase postage at these locations:

Mail collection:
  • Mail collection times for dark blue U.S. Postal Service boxes are listed on each mailbox.
  • Mail collection times for light blue UCSD Logistics boxes: Weekdays at noon.

Frequently Asked Questions

How are campus mailboxes assigned? Is student mail delivered the same day it is received by Student Mail Services?
  • Yes, student mail is delivered the same day as Logistics receives it from the U.S. Postal Service.
Is junk mail delivered to mailboxes?
  • No, junk mail such as coupons and free samples are not delivered.
How should packages and mail be addressed to the vendor?
  • Make sure you (or your parents) use your full shipping address when ordering from a vendor.
How long can packages be held at the parcel centers?
  • Packages can be held at the parcel centers for 5 business days before the student receives a second alert to pick up their package. If packages are failed to be picked up within the next 3 business days, the packages may be returned to the sender.
What do I need to bring to pick up a package?
  • To pick up your package, please bring your student ID and mailbox number. The mailbox number should be included in the email alert received.
Can a delegate be sent to retrieve a package in the case that I am unable to go myself?
  • If for any reason you are unable to retrieve the package(s) yourself, you may submit a case via the UC San Diego Services and Support Portal and provide the name of the person who will be retrieving your package(s) for you.

How can I ensure safety of my mailbox?

  • For your safety and privacy, be sure to clear your mailbox combination after checking your mailbox by closing the door and spinning the lock to a random number. Do not leave your mailbox unlocked.

How can I report a broken mailbox?

Will mail be forwarded to me after I graduate?

  • Logistics will forward your USPS mail for a maximum of 60 days after spring quarter ends. When you are prepared to forward your mail and no longer receive mail on this campus, email housinginfo@ucsd.edu to request an address change for forwarding. Note: We are only able to forward United States Postal Services (USPS) items within the US. All other carriers (UPS, FedEx, DHL, AMZL, etc... ) must be picked up in person or returned to the sender.

Where can I apply for a passport?

Other Package Pick-Up Locations and Hours

Packages may also be distributed at the non-Logistics managed locations below. Your notification email will include the correct location. All locations are closed on weekends.

  • Miramar Street: In the Residential Services building near mailbox area. Hours: Weekdays, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m. (map)
  • Rita Atkinson: Front desk resident staff will assist you during their operating hours which may vary. (map)
  • North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood: Front desk resident staff will assist you during their operating hours which may vary. (map)
Find answers, request services, or get help from our team at the UC San Diego Services & Support portal.