University Address

For mail to be sorted and delivered correctly and quickly, it is best to follow US Postal Service Addressing guidelines. For example, City, State and Zip Code should always be the last line. The delivery address line is printed above City, State and Zip Code.

How to Share Your Mailing Address for Incoming Mail (Including on Your Website)

Jane Doe
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS BSB 139
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

How to Share Your Address for Directions

If you are sharing your office location simply for directions, you may use a different format, but remember, the Mail Stop information is for our internal mail purposes, so this does not need to be included. Please use the following format for sharing directions to your campus location:

John Doe
Health and Sciences Building
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

How to Address Outgoing Envelopes and Packages from the University

A complete and correct address is the best way to get it there fast.

John Doe
ABC Company
1401 Main St
Falls Church VA 22042-1441

or

ATTN John Doe
ABC Company
1401 Main St
Falls Church VA 22042-1441

Things to Remember

  • Make sure the address is in the right place on your envelope
    Print the delivery and return addresses on the same side of your envelope, card, or package, parallel to the longest edge.
  • Make it easy to read
    Print or type clearly. Avoid commas, periods, or other punctuation.
  • Placement
    The address, return address, and postage should all be on the same side of the envelope
  • Return Address
    Print or type your address in the upper-left corner on the front of the envelope.
  • Delivery Address
    Print or type clearly, the delivery address parallel to the longest side of the envelope.
  • Postage
    Use a stamp or attach a signed mail slip to your completed mail pieces.

 

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