Effective immediately, the U.S. Post Office requires a new intelligent bar code for all business reply mail (BRM) envelopes. The U.S. Post Office requires BRM envelopes contain the following:
- The department name must be added above San Jose State University (other text changes are not allowed)
- Do Not Enlarge, reduce or move the FIM and POSTNET barcodes; they are only valid as printed.
- Special care must be taken to ensure FIM and POSTNET barcodes are actual size and placed properly on the mail parcel to meet both USPS regulations and automation compatibility standards.
- Envelope sizes must be either:
Examples of the envelopes can be found at the following link: http://www.sjsu.edu/pass/mail/preparation/