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Student Mail Services

Learn about on-campus mail services.

Official UC San Diego mailing address for students:

Student Name
Box #
9450 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92092-0100

When ordering items to be shipped to you:

  • Make sure you (or your parents) provide your full shipping address to the vendor.
  • If the address on the vendor's mail, UPS, or FedEx label does not include the 9450 Gilman Street address and box number as shown above, it will most likely be delayed.
  • Search for and track your packages online with the shipment tracking tool (behind single sign-on).

Alert

Logistics is open in limited capacity to service Campus' essential workers. Please visit IPPS Status During COVID-19 for updates to our hours and services.

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Sending mail and packages

  • You can purchase postage at these locations:
  • Sending intracampus mail:
    • Always include your return address.
    • Use the campus mail system for mail directed to any department or person (with a campus Mail Code) living or working on campus.
    • Drop campus mail at any Residential Life office. No postage is necessary, but make sure you have the correct box number or Mail Code.
  • Mail collection:
    • Mail collection times for dark blue U.S. Postal Service boxes are listed on each mailbox.
    • Mail collection times for light blue UCSD Mail Services boxes: Weekdays at noon.
  • Sending packages:
    • Packages sent through U.S. Postal Service can be mailed from the Mailing Center.
    • Express Mail must be dropped at the Mailing Center by 2 p.m. to be mailed that day.
    • FedEx and UPS packages must be dropped at the Mailing Center by 3 p.m. to be sent that day.

Receiving mail and packages

When ordering items to be shipped to you:

  • Make sure you (or your parents) provide your full shipping address to the vendor.
  • If the address on the vendor's mail, UPS, or FedEx label does not include the 9450 Gilman Street address and box number as shown below, it will most likely be delayed.
  • Search for and track your packages online with the shipment tracking tool (behind single sign-on).
  • Official UC San Diego mailing address for students:
    Student Name
    Box #
    9450 Gilman Dr
    La Jolla, CA 92092-0100
  • Students living on campus are assigned mailboxes through their Residential Life office.
  • Student mail is delivered the same day as Mail Services receives it from the U.S. Postal Service.
  • Junk mail, such as coupons and free samples, is not delivered.
  • Make sure everyone who sends you mail has your full name and address, including your mailbox number.
    • Remind friends and family to use your full name (no nicknames) and your correct address when sending you mail. Incorrectly addressed mail will be delayed or returned.
    • Remember to notify contacts, vendors, friends, and family of your address changes.

Package tracking

Use the Logistics Portal to

  • See your historical packages
  • Track any packages for which you have received an email.

Note: Login with SSO is required

Package pick-up locations

Packages are received at the locations below. Your notification slip will include the correct location. All locations are closed on weekends.

  • Mail Services: Campus Services Complex, Building A (map), near the Canyonview Pool. Hours: Weekdays, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Miramar Street: In the Residential Services building near mailbox area. Hours: Weekdays, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m.
  • Marshall College: Parcel Center next to the Fireside Lounge (map). Hours: Refer to the posted schedule.

  • Muir College: Parcel Center next to Muir Woods Coffee House (map), below Pines dining hall. Hours: Weekdays, noon – 4 p.m.

  • Revelle College: Parcel Center on the first floor of Argo Hall next to the mailboxes. Hours: Weekdays, noon –  4 p.m.

  • Roosevelt College: Parcel Center in Middle Earth Room 110 (map). Hours: Refer to the posted schedule.

  • Sixth College: Parcel Center by the Residential Life office (map). Hours: Refer to posted schedule.

Accountable mail (requires a signature for delivery)

Accountable mail is any letter or package that requires your signature for delivery. Your Residential Life office will notify you with instructions for pick-up.

  • U.S. Express, certified, and registered mail are delivered each weekday afternoon.
  • UPS, FedEx, and DHL are delivered each weekday morning.
  • Packages that arrive on weekends or holidays can be picked up the following business day.

Mailbox safety

  • For your safety and privacy, be sure to clear your mailbox combination after checking your mailbox by closing the door and spinning the lock to a random number.
  • Do not leave your mailbox unlocked.
  • Report broken mailboxes to Student Mail Services or any Residential Life office, or call (858) 534-7098.

Mail forwarding

We are only able to forward United States Postal Services (USPS) items within the U.S.  All other carriers (UPS, FedEx, DHL, AMZL, etc.) must be picked up in person or returned to the sender.

Undergraduate students:

  • Logistics will forward your mail for a maximum of 60 days after spring quarter ends.
  • When you are prepared to forward your mail and no longer receive mail on this campus, email housinginfo@ucsd.edu to request an address change for forwarding.

Graduate students:

  • When you are prepared to forward your mail and no longer receive mail on this campus, email housingadmin@ucsd.edu to request an address change for forwarding.

Passport service

You can apply for a passport through UC San Diego's Passport Acceptance Office.

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