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New Recharge Rates and Mail Sort Fee for FY 16-17


The Budget Office has approved new recharge rates for Mail Services that will go into effect 7-1-16.  A notice has been sent in the campus mail which needs to be completed and returned to Mail Services.  Click here to see this notice if you did not receive one.

United States Postal Service (USPS®) Mailing Services Price Change

 On February 25, 2016, the United States Postal Service provided notice to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) that it will remove the exigent surcharge that's currently in place. Barring any action from Congress, the exigent surcharge will be removed effective April 10, 2016. 

Listed below are some of the changes to expect for First Class Mail:

  • Single piece stamped mail will decrease from $0.49 to $0.47
  • Postcards will decrease from $0.35 to $0.34
  • One ounce flats will decrease from $0.98 to $0.94
  • Additional ounce rate for Single-Piece (letters / flats) will decrease from $0.22 to $0.21
  • International letters will decrease from $1.20 to $1.15

Recharge Site unavailable

 We will let you know when you can view your recharge information as soon as it is available.  In the mean time, if you need to get the detail of our charges, please email mail [at] berkeley [dot] edu with the chartstring and time period that you need the information you need.  Sorry for the inconvenience.



Success Stories

  • Mail Services began document shredding services for UC Berkeley Departments on a recharge basis in July, 2008.

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