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Sending Mail to a Department

To send mail to a department, you will need to know its Mail Stop Code (MSC). The MSC can be found on the Departmental Listings page or Quicklist Page.

Sample of MSC in Phonebook

Location of the MSC (circled in red) in the Departmental Listings.

Address Format

The format of the address should be as follows:

NAME OF DEPARTMENT, MSC CODE HERE
NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
PO BOX 30001
LAS CRUCES NM 88003-8001

The following format is also acceptable:

New Mexico State University
Name of Department, MSC Code Here
PO Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 88003-8001

Please note: The bottom two lines are the most important; no commas or periods are used. All caps are preferred, but not necessary.

For example, to send something to the Personnel Office you would need to address your package as:

PERSONNEL OFFICE, MSC 5273
NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
PO BOX 30001
LAS CRUCES NM 88003-8001


OR

New Mexico State University
Personnel Office, MSC 5273
PO Box 30001
Las Cruces NM 88003-8001