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Student Organization Mail, Offices and Websites

All student organizations, have individual mailboxes on Level 3 of Price Center East. UCAB is responsible for allocating space to registered student organizations. Websites and email accounts are a service of UCSD's Academic Computing and Media Services (ACMS).

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Mail

Format for on-campus mail:

  • Organization name, MC 0078

Format off-campus mail:

  • Organization name, MC 0078
    University of California, San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0078

Mailbox use:

  • Mailbox spaces for new registered student organizations are assigned as space permits.
  • Center for Student Involvement mailboxes are for inter-campus and U.S. first and third class mail. Valuable materials and packages, registered letters, and any other mail that requires a signature should not be sent to the Center for Student Involvement mailboxes and instead should be mailed to the home of a selected principal member.
  • Mailboxes are unlocked and unprotected. The Center for Student Involvement assumes no responsibility once mail is placed in the box.
  • Large packages will be placed in the large compartment directly underneath your mailbox.
  • Check your mailbox frequently (at least once a week). Important announcements from the Center for Student Involvement, the Associated Students Office, and other campus departments will be placed in your mailbox. Organizations that don't check their boxes regularly may lose mailbox privileges. Mail that is not picked up regularly may be returned to the sender or discarded at the discretion of the person distributing the mail.

Office and storage space

Location

Office and storage spaces are available in Price Center and the Student Center.

Types of spaces available

  • Lockable offices (Price Center and Student Centers): Most of the office space is shared, with 2 or more organizations per office
  • Lateral storage units (rectangular file cabinets, 16" x 36", Price Center only)

How to apply

To apply for space or to renew an application, new and current student organizations must have a principal member fill out the UCAB Application for Space.

UCAB assigns spaces during spring quarter for the following academic year. Check the UCAB website for a list of assigned spaces. Any unallocated space, or any space that becomes available during the academic year, will be allocated by a rank-ordered waiting list, or if there is no such list, space will be assigned on a first come, first-served basis.

Student organizations exempted from the space application process:

  • Associated Students
  • Academic Success Program
  • Che Cafe
  • Food Co-op
  • The General Store
  • Graduate Student Association
  • Groundwork Bookstore
  • The Guardian
  • Interfraternity Council
  • Multicultural Greek Council
  • Panhellenic Association
  • SAAC

Email & Websites

Any student organization officially registered with the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) at UC San Diego may open an ACMS computer account. These accounts are available to promote communication between members of the organization and to help publicize the organization's events.

Read more information at ACMS Student Organization Accounts webpage.

Account expiration

Student organization accounts are set to expire on November 1st every school year. Be sure to re-register well before then so as to not interrupt service.

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