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MAILING CENTER

What we do

The UC San Diego Mailing Center is a full-service, retail postal annex that supports the personal shipping and mailing needs of the main campus and surrounding community. University discounts on UPS and FedEx shipping rates are passed on to customers. The average savings on UPS or FedEx ground is 50% compared to carrier direct. 

POSTAL SERVICES

Get steep discounts on UPS and FedEx ground compared to carrier direct. Mail domestic and international letters and packages. Rent P.O. boxes. Purchase stamps, envelopes, and shipping supplies. Use the free, recycled packing materials at our self-service station. Drop off prepaid packages without waiting in line.

DIRECTIONS

Hours

Mailing Center Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Closed during university observed holidays and the winter campus closure.

Deadlines

Deadlines for mail to go out the same day:

  • Regular mail: 3:00 p.m.
  • Express Mail: 1:30 p.m.
  • FedEx or UPS packages: 2:30 p.m.
  • Metered mail: 3:00 p.m.

Accepted forms of Payment

We accept these forms of payment

  • Cash
  • Discover, VISA or MasterCard 
    • for purchases of $8.00 or more
  • Personal check, made payable to U.C. Regents and with proper identification (such as a valid driver's license)

Directions and Map

Mailing Center is located at 1 Greenhouse Lane in the Campus Services Complex, Building 'A' on the corner of Voigt and Gilman.

DirectionsFrom Interstate 5

  • Exit Genessee Avenue and go East.
  • Turn right on Campus Point Drive
  • Turn right on Voigt Drive
  • Turn left at the Gilman/Greenhouse lane intersection
  • Turn right on Greenhouse lane
  • Park in a Passports or Mailing Center customer space behind the Mail Services building (Campus Services Complex Building A)

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