• Capitalize everything using plain block letters. (No matter how legible your handwriting may be, postal equipment may experience trouble reading script.)
  • Omit all punctuation in the address, except hyphenate for the ZIP+4 Code.
  • Use two letter state abbreviations.
  • Use complete and correct ZIP Codes or ZIP+4 Codes. 
  • Make sure that endorsements for special services are placed above the delivery address or below the return address. 
  • If using an "Attention" notation in your address, place it above the street address.

Destination Address

Include the recipient's full name (and/or company name, if applicable).

The recipient's (whichever is most applicable) street address, or post office box number, city, state and zip code.

For international mail include: The city or town province name, any foreign postal code, and the country name in English using all capital letters on the last line of the address.

Return Address

Include all the elements of the destination address. Place the return address in the upper left corner of the mail piece. If your item weighs more than 1 pound, it MUST contain a valid return address or the USPS will not accept it. 

Incoming Mail & Packages

Please have mail/packages addressed in the following manner for each campus:

Cook Campus
[Student Name]
[last 4 digits of Student ID number] CPO Way
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Busch Campus
[Student Name]
[last 4 digits of Student ID number] BPO Way
Piscataway, NJ 08854

College Ave. Campus
[Student Name]
[last 4 digits of Student ID number] RPO Way
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Douglass Campus
[Student Name]
[last 4 digits of Student ID number] DPO Way
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Livingston Campus
[Student Name]
[last 4 digits of Student ID number] LPO Way
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Easton Avenue Apartments: 
[Student Name] 
[last 4 digits of Student ID number] RPO Way 
New Brunswick NJ 08901

Newark: 
[Student Name] 
Woodward Hall
91 Bleaker St
Apt #
Newark NJ 07102

[Student Name]
University Square
155 University Ave 
Apt #
Newark NJ 07102

[Student Name]
Talbot Hall
101 Bleaker St
Apt #
Newark NJ 07102

[Student Name]
15 Washington Street 
Apt #
Newark NJ 07102

[Student Name]
180 West Market St
Apt #
Newark NJ 07103

Note: Using the correct Zip+4 Code expedites delivery of your mail -- this code is tied to machine processing of your mail. Without it, or using an incorrect Zip+4 Code, delays may occur in its delivery to you.

Notes
  • You don't need a stamp to send mail to any Rutgers student, faculty, staff member or University Department.
  • Always include your complete return address in case the mail piece is undeliverable.