Postal rates to increase

USPS Postal Rates to increase on April 17.

On the average the postal rates will increase 1.7 percent; as usual not all rates will change equally.  The rates which will affect postage budgets on campus are the following:

Current Rates        New Rates 4-17-11
Postcard                                                         .28                .29
First class letters 1 ounce                            .44                 .44
Presort First class letters 1 ounce             .382                .39
First class letters 2 ounce                            .61                .64
First class letters 3 ounce                            .78                .84
Additional ounce (letters and flats)                                .20
First class flats 1 ounce                                .88                .88
First class flats 2 ounce                               1.05                1.08
First class Parcel 1 ounce                            1.22                1.71
First class Parcel 2 ounce                            1.39                1.71
First class Parcel 3 ounce                            1.56                1.71

Non-Profit rates will increase approximately 2 percent.

One improved service will be free tracking on all Priority mail.

The customer service staff at OSU Printing and Mailing Services is always happy to answer your questions regarding any changes in rates or service.

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