Special Services

Special services most commonly used and offered on campus.

Certified Mail

Certified mail is a domestic service that provides a receipt to the sender and a record of delivery at the addressee’s post office. Only First Class mail and priority mail can be certified.
(Certified mail can be tracked at http://usps.com/shipping/trackandconfirm.htm)

Return Receipt

Return Receipt provides the sender with written evidence of date of delivery and to whom delivery was made. This service is frequently used with Certified Mail. Return Receipt can be used for Express Mail, First Class, and Priority Mail.

Registered Mail

Registered mail is the safest way of sending valuable and important mail. It provides evidence of mailing and payment in case of loss or damage. You must declare full value of the article at the time of mailing and pay the appropriate fee based on that value. Insurance is provided for registered mail with a value of $0.01 up to a maximum value of $25,000 and is reflected in the fee.
(Registered mail can be tracked at http://usps.com/shipping/trackandconfirm.htm)

Insured Mail

Insured mail provides reimbursement payment for lost, damaged, or rifling of mail in transit. Insurance is available up to a limit of $5000.

Delivery Confirmation

Delivery Confirmation provides you with a record of the date and time an article was delivered or that delivery attempt was made. Delivery confirmation can only be obtained at the time of mailing. Delivery confirmation does not include insurance. It can be used on priority and parcel mailing.
(Delivery Confirmation can be tracked at http://usps.com/shipping/trackandconfirm.htm)

Signature Confirmation

Signature Confirmation provides you with a record of the date and time an article was delivered and the recipient’s signature. Signature confirmation can only be obtained at the time of mailing. Signature confirmation does not include insurance. It can be used on priority and parcel mailing.
(Signature Confirmation can be tracked at http://usps.com/shipping/trackandconfirm.htm)

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