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How to Pick Up a Package From Receiving

You can pick up an expected package from UCSD Receiving by following the steps below.

Exception: UCSD Receiving strictly enforces U.S. Department of Transportation regulations that require only certified employees to transport packages containing hazardous materials. If you are not sure your package contains hazardous material, read a definition and the regulations concerning their transport.

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1. Get the name of the carrier and the tracking number for your package

Contact the vendor and get the following information for your package:

  • Name of the carrier (a company that transports goods)
  • Tracking number
  • PO number

2. Contact UCSD Receiving

  1. Call UCSD Receiving at (858) 534-6238.
  2. Give the receiver the tracking number and the purchase order number for your package.
  3. The receiver will confirm that your package was received.
  4. Confirm when you will be picking up the package so that it can be made ready for pickup.

3. Go to UCSD Receiving

UCSD Receiving is located at 7835 Trade St., Suite 100. See a detailed map and directions.

Pickup hours are weekdays, 8 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4 p.m. (Receiving is closed for pickups during the noon hour.)

  1. Enter through the office door marked Suite 100.
  2. You will be required to provide:
    1. A picture ID. Acceptable forms include:
      • Driver's license
      • UCSD campus/ staff ID card
    2. Your signature

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