U.S. Postal Service (USPS)

SPU Mailing Services staff help a student mail a package

Monday–Friday pickup is mid-afternoon.

View USPS services and descriptions on the USPS website, or bring your items to Mailing Services and we will help you. For your pricing and dimension requirements and restrictions, call Mailing Services at 206-281-2077.

Delivery times

These times are approximate from the time you mail a letter or package until the time it reaches its destination:

  • Within a 100-mile radius: Plan for at least one to two days from the time the mail reaches the post office to its destination.
  • West Coast: Plan for three to four days for delivery.
  • Midwest: Plan for three to five days for delivery.
  • East Coast: Plan for seven days for delivery.