USPS Rate Increase
The United States Postal Service has announced that a rate increase will go into effect on August 29, 2021.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced a postage rate increase effective August 29, 2021. The postage increase will impact everyone who uses mail services. While the change to each service cost varies, the average increase is 6.9%
This impacts retail pricing (stamps and metered mail) as well as bulk mail processing.
The proposed Mailing Services changes include:
|Product||Current Price||New Price|
|Letters(1oz)||55 cents||58 cents|
|Letters additional ounce(s)||20 cents||20 cents|
|Letters (metered 1oz)||51 cents||53 cents|
|Domestic Postcards||36 cents||40 cents|
|Library Rate (<1lb)||$2.75||$3.03|
|Outbound International Letters (1oz)||$1.20||$1.30|
Cost increases are not wonderful, but rest assured the College Mail Services Team is eager to help you ship reliably and affordably. If you are considering an end of August mailing, we encourage you to move it up to save your department and the College some much-needed money.
Feel free to share appropriately. Please contact John Carlson, in the Mail Services Office, with any questions.