UCen Post Office

The UCen Post Office is conveniently located on the lower level of the University Center. Here you can send and receive United States Postal Service packages and mail only. We have Post Office boxes for rent, with access available 7 days a week, and stamps for sale. Contact the Post Office at ucen-postoffice@ucsb.edu or Phone: (805) 893-8253 for more information. Contact Santa Catalina Package Room at Ucen-sancatpostoffice@ucsb.edu


UCen Post Office
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Santa Catalina Package Room 
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Your US Mail/Packages before you leave for Summer 2020

Special COVID-19 Service Update

The following are updates to the UCen Post Office & Santa Catalina Package Room schedules & services available during the UCSB campus closure
during Spring Quarter '20:

  • UCen Post Office Customer Service window is open for US Postal Service transactions M-F, 9:00am - 4:00pm. Closed weekends.
  • Outbound US Mail may be dropped at the UCen Post Office until 3:15pm M-F and will be dispatched the same day (other US Mail Drop Boxes at UCSB are listed further down on the UCen Post website)
  • UCen PO Boxes are accessible through the University Center, Lower Level, South Entrance - see sign for guidance (Lagoon side) M-F, 7:30am - 5:00pm. Closed weekends. 
  • Packages for students in on-campus housing during Spring Quarter '20 are available at the Santa Catalina North Tower ONLY , Room #1435, M-F 11:00am - 4:00pm. Closed weekends.
  • Be sure your permanent address is current/updated on GOLD at least two weeks before the end of Spring Quarter '20 to be sure your US Mail is forwarded to you permanent address.
  • On-line purchases should be directed to your permanent address upto  7-10 days remaining in Spring Quarter '20.  Packages received after the last day of Spring Quarter will be Returned to Sender (RTS).  Packages from home should cease around this same timeframe.


UCen Post Office: M-F 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed Holidays
PO Box Access: Monday to Sunday, 7:00am to 11:00pm. Closed Holidays
Santa Catalina Package Room: M-F 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Closed Holidays and summer. North Tower, Rm #1435

Service Information
The UCen Post Office offers the products and services of the United States Postal Service ONLY. 
Other package carriers, such as FedEx, UPS, and On-Trac, provide direct service to UCSB Campus residence halls.

There are no FedEx or UPS services at the UCen Post Office.
If you have questions about a delivery or service provided by another carrier, please contact them directly with your Tracking number.
FedEx: (800) 463-3339  UPS: (800) 742-5877  DHL: (800) 225 5345  On-Trac: (800) 334-5000  Golden State (GSO): (800) 322-5555

Postal Service Rates

What's My Address

Need to find out what address to use, citing your residence hall, package carrier and correct zip code? Go to our easy to use app, "What's My Address"?

General Information

Zip Codes Matter
The UCen Post Office Zip Code is 93107. Please use this for mail coming to a UCen PO box.
Incoming packages to residence halls from other carriers are delivered directly and must use zip code 93106.
Incoming packages to Santa Catalina, San Joaquin, or Sierra Madre, from carriers other than the USPS, must use zip code 93117

US Mail Drop Box Locations on Campus
UCen Post Office: Pick-up time 3:15pm, weekdays only
Coral Tree Café: Pick-up time 3:00pm, weekdays only
Front of MRL Bldg: Pick-up time 3:00pm, weekdays only
DSL Building (at walk ramp): Pick-up time 3:00pm, weekdays only

Local Post Office Locations
US Postal Service, 400 Storke Rd, Goleta, CA 93117, Phone: (805) 961-0782
US Postal Service, 130 Patterson Ave. Goleta, CA 93111, Phone: (805) 692-5642

Contact Us

UCen Post Office
(805) 893-8253

Santa Catalina Package Room - North Tower, Room #1435


Residence Hall Information