Updated USPS Postage Rate Change for Automated Mail

Please be advised that the new United States Postal Service (USPS) postage rates will be effective as of January 22, 2023. According to the new USPS rates, the first-Class metered automation, and metered post card rates will be changed as follows:

Product   Previous Price   New Price
  Letters (Presort, Metered 1 to 3.5 oz)*    49.4 ¢  55 ¢
  Postcards (Presort, Metered, Machinable)*    33.5 ¢  39 ¢

*Presorted rate: Used for most outbound campus mailings.

If you have any questions, please contact joel.crowley@sjsu.edu  in the Distribution and Asset Services mail room or call 408-924-1599.

Planned USPS Postal Rate Change

Please be advised that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission of price changes to take effect July 10, 2022.  The new prices, if favorably reviewed and approved by the Governors of the U.S Postal Service are shown below.


Previous Price

New Price


  Letters (First-Class, stamped, up to 1 oz.)+

58 ¢

60 ¢

  Letters (First-Class, metered, up to 1 oz.)

53 ¢

57 ¢

  Letters (each additional oz., up to 3.5 oz.)

20 ¢

24 ¢

  Postcards (First-Class, stamped)+

40 ¢

44 ¢


  Letters & Postcards (up to 1 oz.)



  Cost for additional weight varies per destination



+ Provided as general information; Distribution Services does not use stamps

For your reference:

USPS Price List – Notice 123

If you have any questions, please contact the Distribution Services Interim Manager, Phil Perez, at (408) 924-1594.