Thursday, May 24, 2007

Department Mail - Postage Increase

(Official campus notice)

Save on New Postage Increase

When United States Postal Service new rates take effect on Monday, May 14, 2007, the single-piece 1-ounce letter rate will increase from $0.39 to $.0.41 and the single-piece 1-ounce rate for large envelope (flats) will increase from $0.52 to $0.80.

Please click here to download a PDF of the publication Simplifying the USPS Rate Change, and refer to page 3.

University Mail Services is implementing the following changes to create opportunities for savings:

- All University departments and offices are required to use a standard #10 envelopes. (The maximum weight for letter-size pieces will be 3.5 ounces).

- Use of large envelopes (flats) are limited to mailing of diplomas, certificates and other documents that cannot be folded.

- All outgoing mail must have a return address, including the department/office name.

- All outgoing mail must be unsealed, and all addresses must be typed (not hand written).

Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.