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Reminders and Helpful Hints

To avoid delay in the processing of your mail, when you have a large mailing please call Mail Services so that arrangements can be made to pick up your mailing.

Please use caution when mailing metal objects such as keys, pens, or paper clips through our postage equipment. If you wish to mail these items, place them in a 9" X 12" envelope and indicate SPECIAL HANDLING REQUIRED.

Please do not place currency and coins in campus or United States mail. Mail Services and The United States Postal Service cannot be liable for currency and coins placed in the mail.

The most important component of a campus mail address is the department's name, and for off-campus mail, the department's name and mail code included with the return address.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Do you sell stamps?

A: No. Stamps can be purchased from the University Bookstore. For more information call (310) 243-3829.

Q: Will this mail get out today?

A: Intra-campus mail picked up in the morning will be delivered with the afternoon mail; intra-campus mail picked up in the afternoon will be delivered with next day's morning mail. Off campus mail received during the day will be processed and picked up by the U.S. Post Office the same day received.

Q: What is the latest time I can bring something to your office and have it mailed today?

A: 3:00 p.m., Mail received after 3:00 p.m. will be processed the following day.