Mail services

  • Shipping services include domestic or international shipment of mail and packages with tracking by UPS and FedEx. Additional insurance can be added to cover potential damage or loss at your discretion.
  • Inter-campus mail pickup and delivery: Always include the recipient’s name and mail stop Example: Poppy Panther SY CC – 123
  • U.S. Mail pickup and delivery
    • Types of specialized mail services include: overnight, priority, certified, and parcel post.
    • Bundle all outgoing U.S. Mail together and place the department name or three-digit index code on the top piece.
    • Please use PCC’s official address on all PCC-related correspondence.
      • Portland Community College
        Attn: Your name, campus, location
        PO Box 19000
        Portland, OR 97280-0990
    • Check out the U.S. Postal Service web page, where you can do a ZIP code lookup, check address verification and standardization, and check priority mail prices and other useful information.
    • All U.S. outgoing Mail picked up that day is delivered to the Post Office the same day.
  • Bulk mail: Bulk mail is mailings of 200 pieces or more weighing less than 16 ounces, processed in such a manner as to achieve greater postal discounts. If you are planning to submit a bulk mailing, please contact Taylor Gehweiler.

Prohibited mail

  • Poisonous substances
  • Explosive or flammable materials
  • Narcotics or controlled substances
  • Firearms or weapons
  • Machinery

Bulky items

Avoid including bulky items in standard envelopes. They require a padded envelope and increases the postage from 50 cents to 10 dollars each, for example:

  • Flower and vegetable seeds
  • Candy
  • Binders and paperclips
  • PCC service pins