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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
$83 The pick up location is at the Campus Services Complex, building 'A' at the corner of Voight Drive and Gilman Drive.

One Daily Delivery $117 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).

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:

  • Contact Mail Services through ASK, (858) 534-1164.

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