Practicalities for the USI community

Sending letters and packages

Important notice: this service is solely intended for the academic and administrative staff of the Lugano Campus.


On this page you will find information related to sending letters, sending parcels, and the supply of envelopes. Please refer to all the relevant procedures before sending any mail.

All materials for sending letters, parcels etc. are available in the mail room (office 169) in the Main Building (envelopes, scale, forms, stamps, etc.).


Sending letters

There is a postage meter in the mailroom that allows to apply stamps on envelopes, simply and independently. Once the appropriate postage has been stamped, envelopes can be deposited in the mailbox label as "Outbox".




Registered mail


Bulk mail


Envelopes: stock and orders

Whenever you see that supplies are running out, please notify us by e-mail: [email protected].

If you need a large quantity of envelopes (500+) please fill out the form below and send it to [email protected]:


Sending mail with UPS

All mail sent through UPS must be brought to the Front Office (Main Building, room 220) during opening hours (10.00-12.00, 14.00-16.00).

General information:




Updated on: 16 March 2023