Bulk mailings are those with 200 or more identical pieces that are to be sent at standard (nonprofit) rates and must be accompanied by USPS documentation certifying that the mailing conforms to USPS regulations. Such mailings may require addressing, folding, inserting or other processing off the campus vendors.
Departments should coordinate their high-volume first class and standard bulk (nonprofit) mail through mail services (7-8812) to take advantage of pre-sort services:
and to discuss scheduling, conformity with USPS regulations, and other aspects of the mailing.
National Change of Address (NCOALink) is a database owned and updated by the United States Postal Service (USPS), containing approximately 160 million permanent change-of-address (COA) records filed with the USPS over the last 48 months. This address cleansing services updates your address databases by eliminates bad addresses—there is a fee for the service, however a clean database will save you in postage and printed matter. If you are interested in cleaning your database please contact mail services to assist.