UC San Diego Mail Services

Offering the very best in quality and efficiency.

Student Mail Services, 8am-4:30pm, M-F, 858.534.7098

Mail Services is happy to assist you with any questions you may have concerning your mailbox, the campus mail system, or customer service issues.

Mail Services Senior Staff

Jorge Espinoza, Senior Analyst, 858.822.1674, jespinoza@ucsd.edu

Residential Life Offices

Revelle College, 858.534.3025, http://revelle.ucsd.edu

John Muir College, 858.534.4200, http://muir.ucsd.edu

Thurgood Marshall College, 858.534.4340, http://marshall.ucsd.edu

The Village at Torrey Pines, 858.534.9123, http://hdh.ucsd.edu/thevillage

Earl Warren College, 858.534.4581, http://warren.ucsd.edu

Eleanor Roosevelt College & International House, 858.534.2261, http://roosevelt.ucsd.edu

Sixth College, 858.822.5268, http://sixth.ucsd.edu

One Miramar, 858.822.3291, http://hdh.ucsd.edu/arch/onemiramar.asp

Rita Atkinson, 858.534.6990, http://hdh.ucsd.edu/RAR/

Receiving Mail

  • Mail is delivered the same day it is received by Mail Services.
  • Make sure that everyone who sends you mail uses your full name and address, including your box number.
    • STUDENT NAME
      BOX NUMBER (12345)
      9450 GILMAN DR
      LA JOLLA CA 92092-0100
  • Inform senders that misaddressed mail or the use of nicknames and aliases will cause it to be delayed or returned.
  • Bulk mail is not delivered. Example: general solicitation, free samples, coupons, etc.

UCSD Postal Center

The Price Center Postal Center provides full USPS domestic and international mail service. In addition, you can ship via UPS and FedEx. Private Mail Boxes (PMB) are available for six month and annual rentals with a photo ID. Mailing supplies are also available for purchase.

Hours

Academic Year: 8:30am—5pm, M-F

Summer Hours: 8:30am—3:45pm, M-F

Mail Forwarding

All mail is collected from boxes the first week of summer break and automatically forwarded to your permanent address for 45 days. To forward your mail to a different location, go to TritonLink and update your address information.

Please note that mail will only be forwarded for 45 days during the summer.

* Go to TritonLink to update your address.

* Students are responsible for notifying contacts, vendors, friends, and family of address changes.

* Do not submit change of address to the United States Postal Service.

Broken Mailboxes

Contact Student Mail Services at 858.534.7098 or report a request for repair to your ResLife Office. A new combination will be left for you at your ResLife Office.

Packages

You will receive an email when your package has arrived. Packages will be held for one week at these Parcel Centers, then a second pick up email will be generated, after 15 days your package may be returned:

  • Mail Services (Warren Single Grad), Campus Services Complex, Bldg A, near Canyonview Pool. 9:00am - 4pm, M-F.
  • NEW Warren College, Warren-Student Activity Center. Hours vary, refer to posted schedule.
  • NEW Sixth College, Old ping-pong room next to laundry. Hours vary, refer to posted schedule.
  • Muir College, next to Stewart Commons. Hours vary, refer to posted schedule.
  • Revelle College, Argo Hall room 118B. Hours vary, refer to posted schedule.
  • Thurgood Marshall College, Fireside Lounge. Hours vary, refer to posted schedule.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt College, NEW Student Activity Center. Hours vary, refer to posted schedule.
  • The Village at Torrey Pines, Building 2 room #2217. Hours vary, refer to posted schedule.
  • Rita Atkinson, admin office 1st Floor. Hours vary, refer to posted schedule.
  • One Miramar, 1st floor. 11:00am - 4:00pm, M-F.

Mailbox Safety

To ensure safety and privacy, it is important for you to clear your lock combination after checking your mailbox. After closing the box door, spin the lock to a random number. Do not leave boxes unlocked. Mail Services is not responsible for lost or stolen mail.

Campus Mail Drop Locations

  • U.S. stamped mail can be dropped in the light blue mailboxes located around campus. Collection time is 12 Noon, M-F.
  • U.S. stamped mail can also be dropped in the dark blue U.S. Postal Service mailboxes located by Muir College and outside Price Center East (hours posted -- by USPS).

Accountable Mail

Accountable mail is any letter or package that requires a signature for delivery.

  • USPS Express, Certified, and Registered mail are delivered each weekday afternoon.
  • UPS, FedEx, and DHL are delivered each weekday morning.
  • Deliveries are not made on holidays or weekends. Packages that arrive on weekends may be picked up the following business day.

Outgoing Mail

  • Print addresses in CAPITAL letters and eliminate unnecessary punctuation.
  • Always include your return address.
  • Avoid using envelopes with colored backgrounds.
  • Take advantage of the inter-campus mail system for mail directed to any department or person living or working on campus with a campus mail code. Simply use recipient’s appropriate mail code or box number and drop it off at a ResLife Office. No postage is necessary.

Stamps

Stamps are available at:

  • UC San Diego Postal Center
  • Price Center Bookstore Service Desk
  • Mail Services, Campus Services Complex, Building A
  • Sixth College ResLife Office
  • Muir College Center, John Muir College
  • Triton Cash Office, HDH Building, Revelle College
  • The Village at Torrey Pines

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