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Central Services - Mailing

Incoming Mail

Incoming USPS mail arrives at Central Services around 10:45 am. This mail is generally sorted by noon. The mail is then delivered around campus according to daily scheduled rounds.

Department Delivery & Pick Up

Most departments have a scheduled delivery and pick up time. If your department misses its scheduled pick up time please bring outgoing mail to Central Services. Mail received after 3:30 pm will be sent out on the next business day.

Campus Mail

Note: we have switched to a numbered box system for students - learn more here.

Campus Mail can be mailed as single sheets or stapled packets - or confidential documents in envelopes - to campus departments, groups or individuals. See the Mail & Print Guide for more information.

International Mailing

Central Services can help you send mail home - no matter where home is. We handle mail coming from and going to countries all around the globe and our friendly staff can help you find the best rate, properly address your letters and packages and fill out the proper customs forms.

International Rates

Below are the current rates for standard letters traveling by USPS to foreign destinations:

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You can also use the USPS international postage calculator to get an approximation of the postage required to mail your item.

If you are shipping a package with UPS or FedEx, you may also use the UPS shipping calculator or FedEx shipping calculator.

Be sure to also review the Shipping a Package page.

Addressing Mail

Each country addresses its mail slightly differently, though similar elements like name, street, city, post or zipcode will remain the same. To ensure your mail arrives, take a moment to review the USPS guide for addressing international mail.

If you are new to the United States or have family sending you mail here from abroad, may we suggest reviewing the Mailing Instructions page?

Customs Forms

Some international mail may require customs forms. For more information about customs forms, please read the Mail & Print Guide, the USPS guide on customs procedures or contact the Front Desk at 410-778-7871. We will also be happy to assist you with customs forms in person.

Questions

If you would like to know more about international mailing, please contact the Front Desk at 410-778-7871.