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For accurate mail delivery, the address must be complete, legible and formatted correctly. Use the department P. O. Box for the return address. The P. O. Box number should always be directly above the town, as the US Postal Service requests, so that their sorting machines are able to read it.
Please use the following format when sending mail to/from Yale University:
To insure delivery:
To insure prompt delivery, please include department name. If you are unsure of the correct campus address, please check Online Phonebook.
Use your P. O. Box for all ﬁrst class mail, both letters and packages. Use your street address when an item is being sent to you by private carrier such as United Parcel Service or Federal Express. If you have any questions, please call Yale Campus Mail at 203-436-4592 or email email@example.com.
Often ﬁrst class mail is improperly addressed. To correct this and avoid delays, Campus Mail attaches a green sticker to the mail. It reads:
When you ﬁnd a green or yellow sticker on your mail, take a moment to contact the sender asking to have your address information updated.