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Mail Turn Around Time

Intra-campus Mail: Intra-campus mail picked up in the morning will be delivered the following business morning; intra-campus mail picked up in the afternoon will be delivered with next day's morning mail.

Off-campus Mail: Off campus mail received during the day will be processed and picked up by the U.S. Post Office the same day received, with the following exceptions:

  • Window Mail Cut Off Time: Mail received at our office window after 3:00 p.m. will be processed the following day.
  • Accountable Mail: Certified, Registered, Insured and Express Mail will be mailed the next  business day if recieved after 3:00 p.m. Arrangements can be made for sender to take their accountable items to the Post Office the same day if the item is received after 3:00 p.m.
  • Bulk Mail: Bulk mail is processed and delivered to the post office two to three days after receipt.

U.S. Post Office Turn Around Time by Mail Class

Domestic Express Mail (Expedited Mail Guaranteed): 1 to 2 days depending on zip code zone, if received before 4:00 p.m. by local post office. All Express items received after 4:00 p.m. are 2 days.

International Express Mail (Expedited not Guaranteed): Estimated time 4 to 5 days.

Priority Mail Domestic: 2 to 3 days.

International Worldpost Priority Mail: 5 to 7 days not guaranteed.

Global Priority Mail: 3 to 5 days not guaranteed.

International Air Mail: 5 days.

First Class and Standard Mail (A): 2 to 3 days.

Third and Fourth Class Standard Mail (B): 5 to 7 days.

Special Book Rate Mail: 2 weeks.

Library rate Mail: 2 weeks.

Non-Profit Bulk Mail: 2 weeks.

International Mail Restriction (See Mail Restrictions)