USPS

COVID-19 Campus Mail Operations

University of Oregon Campus Mail Services is continuing to deliver campus mail daily until further notice. To help departments with social distancing and limit the number of employees on campus, campus mail has expanded mail delivery options available during this difficult time. Click below for more information on how USPS, FedEx, and UPS pick up and delivery services may be affected: 

 

COVID-19 Campus Mail Operations

Campus Mail Services is here to take care of the university's USPS mail needs. Mail Services will find the quickest and most economical way to send out your letters, flats, or parcels while taking advantage of the university's presort postage discount. No more hassling with stamps, waiting in lines, or filling out arcane USPS forms, we do it for you. '

USPS Guidelines

  • Mail must have a university return address
  • Separate international from domestic mail. Please use a colored or highlighted mail order form for international mail.
  • Attach a mail services order form, select type of USPS mail, and include department/unit index to charge.
  • Put outgoing mail in the department campus mail pickup box.
  • If a mail pickup is missed, bring it to Campus Mail Services by 2:00 P.M. to be processed the day of.
  • Please contact us for large or heavy packages to prepare drivers before pick up.
  • USPS services are for University of Oregon related business only. 

Domestic Mailing Options

Overnight Delivery
Priority Express Mail: 
Overnight delivery to most U.S. locations or your money back
Includes up to $100 in insurance
USPS Tracking™ at no additional cost
1, 2, or 3 Business Day Delivery
Priority Mail: 
Includes up to $50 in insurance
Saturday and residential delivery at no extra charge
USPS Tracking™ at no additional cost
2-3 Business Day Delivery
First-Class Mail:
For envelopes and small packages
USPS most affordable service for mail up to 13 oz
2-8 Business Day Delivery
Standard Post:
For non-urgent and oversized packages
Accommodates larger packages, up to 130" in combined length and width
Media  Mail:
2-8 business day delivery for books and other educational media 
Accommodates larger packages, up to 130" in combined length and width

 

International Mailing Options

1-3 Business Days 
Global Express Guaranteed: 
Delivery in 1-3 business days or money-back guarantee
Up to $100 in insurance
3-5 Business Days 
Priority Mail Express International: 
Money-back guarantee for select countries
Up to $100 in insurance for documents
Up to $200 in insurance for merchandise
USPS Tracking™ at no additional cost
6-10 Business Days
Priority Mail International: 
USPS Tracking™ at no additional cost
 

 

First-Class Mail International 
Economical option for postcards, letters, large envelopes, and flats
Eligible for flats up to 4 lbs. and up to $400 in value
Delivery time based on destination 
First-Class Package International Service
Economical way to send packages to over 180 countries
USPS Tracking™ at no additional cost
Eligible for packages up to 4 lbs. and up to $400 in value
Delivery time based on destination

 

Services Offered By USPS

Adult Signature
Requires the signature of someone 21 years of age or older at the recipient's address.
Certified Mail
Provides proof of mailing at time of mailing and the date and time of delivery or attempted delivery. A Return Receipt  can be added to confirm delivery.
Insured Mail
Provides coverage against loss or damage up to $5,000.
Fee based on value of item. 
For items insured for more than $200, Return Receipt can be added to confirm delivery. 
Some restrictions apply on International Mail.
USPS Tracking
Provides the date and time of delivery or attempted delivery.
Free with select services.
Signature Confirmation
Provides the date and time of delivery or attempted delivery and the name of the person who signed for the item. You can request a printed copy of the signature.
Return Receipt
Provides a postcard or electronic notification with the date of delivery and recipient signature.
Restricted Delivery
Confirms that only a specified person, or authorized agent, will receive a piece of mail. This service is available only if you also purchase Certified Mail or Insured Mail (over $200).