USPS to Raise Postage by 6.5%

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Published May 26, 2022

Please be advised that effective July 10, 2022, the United States Postal Service (USPS) will institute a postal rate increase. 

Rate Increase Details

U.S. Postal Service Price Increase Effective July 10, 2022
Item Current Price New Price
Letters (1 oz) $0.58 $0.60
Letters additional ounce(s) $0.20 $0.24
Domestic postcards $0.40 $0.44
International letter (1 oz) $1.30 $1.40

USPS is also seeking price adjustments for Special Services products including Certified Mail, Post Office Box rental fees, Money Order fees and the cost to purchase insurance when mailing an item,

Purchasing Postage

University business mailings are to be processed through UB Campus Mail Services. Stamps may be purchased by units for individual pieces of mail. Procurement Cards (PCards) are the most appropriate mechanism to purchase stamps.