Letters

Aspect Ratio (length divided by height) does not fall between 1 to 1.3 and 1 to 2.5 inclusive.
Postcards: 3.5x5" to 4.25x6"
Letters: Max size: 11.5x6.125"

For the best possible service you should:

  • Use full & formal names (first and last, no nicknames)
  • Provide a delivery and return address
  • Capitalize everything in the address
  • Use two (2) letter state abbreviations and common abbreviations
  • Eliminate all punctuation
  • Use Zip + 4 Codes (e.g. 28223-0001)
  • For International Mail, please provide country name in ALL CAPITALS on last address line

Stamps and envelopes are available to purchase at Mail & Package Services. Have questions about sending or receiving letters? Just ask us! 

Microsoft Excel icon Departmental Invoice can be used by Faculty/Staff in order to purchase postage, and postal supplies.