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Mail Piece Specifications

Guidelines for Authorized Use of Permit Imprint
A University Department or College may be authorized to mail material without affixing postage. Payment must be made at the time of mailing from an advance deposit account established by Mail Services with the U.S. Postal Service. This postage payment method may be used for qualifying mailings. This method is not available for mailing Periodicals or Express Mail. CSULA Mail Services is the holder and authorized user of the First Class and Non-Profit permit imprints.

Permit 26617 (First Class)

Preseorted Mail

Sort Order: Delivery Point Barcode Mandatory
Minimun Mailing: 500 pieces
Cost: $.369/piece 1st ounce (pending rate increase,call for quote)
Return Mail: Yes
Delivery: 1-2 businessdays (within So Cal)
Content: Can contain Personal data, i.e.: SSN, grades, Pin numbers, degree award, etc.
Identical Weight: All pieces in a permit imprint mailing must be of identical weight. Place of Mailing: Mail must be deposited and accepted at the post office that issued the permit, at a time and place designated by the postmaster, except as otherwise provided for plant-verified drop shipments.

Guidelines for Permit 26617 - Standard Mail
Use of this indicia requires pre-approval for the mail piece by CSULA Mail Services to ensure the mailing meets all U.S. Postal Service requirements. Pre-authorization is vital to maintain the privilege of permit usage by the University.

Permit 26617 (Standard Mail)

Non Profit Mail

Sort Order: Delivery Point Barcode Mandatory
Minimun Mailing: 200 pieces
Cost: $.159 for machinable mail pieces 3.3oz or less
Return Mail: Available with appropriate Ancillary Endorsement
Delivery: 10-14 days
(Within So Cal test of mailings have been within a 3-4 day period during peak holiday period)

Content:
Must be generic nature No personal data, i.e. SSN, Pin Numbers, missing documents, degrees awarded, etc.

Identical Weight
All pieces in a permit imprint mailing must be of identical weight.

Place of Mailing
Mail must be deposited and accepted at the post office that issued the permit, at a time and place designated by the postmaster, except as otherwise provided for plant-verified drop shipments.

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Address
Library North Basement B543
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 343-2697
Fax: (323) 343-2719

Public Hours
Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Campus mail delivered to major dropoff points between 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 noon daily.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5151 State University Drive . Los Angeles . CA 90032 . (323) 343-3000
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Last Update: 06/17/2009