Mail & Transportation Services

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the postal rate for a 0.5 ounce air mail letter to Europe?

    $1.20

  • Does Library Mail Services provide mailing labels for items to be mailed?

    No, Library Mail Services does not supply individual staff or departments with labels.

  • What is the latest time that a next-day letter or letter package can be sent out?

    Any next-day letter or letter package (which is 2 lbs. or less) must be delivered to Library Mail Services between the hours of 8:00 am - 1:00 pm to be processed.

  • What are the largest acceptable dimensions for a mail item to be sent at the post card rate?

    The size limit for postcards is 4¼ inches high, 6 inches long, and 0.00095 inches thick.

  • How long does it take a FedEx ground package to get to the East coast?

    It takes 5-7 days for a ground package to reach any east coast city or state.

  • What is the earliest delivery time for a next-day letter or package through UPS, Federal Express, or the U.S. Postal Service?

    The delivery commitment to a large metropolitan area by UPS and Federal Express is by 10:30 am and through the U.S. Postal Services is by 12:00 pm.

  • What time must an item be brought to the Library Mailroom to be delivered to a subject specialty library the next day?

    The mailroom staff departs Moffitt at 9:00 every morning to deliver mail to the subject specialty libraries. Any items for the libraries received after 9:00 am will be delivered the following day on the mail route.