Big Red Express Shipping Services on the Cornell Campus

Our main campus store at 135 Ho Plaza offers shipping services through our Big Red Express department, Monday – Friday 10am-4:30pm.

Big Red Express is located on the upper level of The Cornell Store. Big Red Express sells stamps, packing materials, and philatelic collectible offers. US Postal Service (USPS) mailings: first class, priority mail, and overnight express mail. Please note: USPS picks up mail from Big Red Express at 3pm.

USPS Priority Mail

  • Fast, two- to three-day service to most US locations for both documents and packages
  • Delivers to mailboxes, mail slots and P.O. Boxes
  • Saturday delivery
  • Complimentary shipping boxes & envelopes (for Priority and Express Mail only)
  • Rates based on weight and distance
  • Flat-rate shipping available

USPS Express Mail

  • Express Mail guarantees overnight delivery to most US locations Saturday delivery
  • Free tracking information
  • Signature proof of delivery upon request with return receipt
  • Complimentary shipping boxes & envelopes (for Priority and Express Mail only)
  • Rates based on weight and distance
  • Flat rate also available

International Shipping

  • Send mail worldwide using USPS International Delivery Services. See pamphlet for additional information.
  • Custom Forms
  • Customs Declaration
  • PS Forms 2976 and 2976-A

USPS Mailing Services Proof at Deposit

  • Certificate of Mailing – Provides evidence of mailing
  • Certified Mail™ – Provides a mailing receipt and online access to delivery information.
  • PS Form 3800

Protection in Transit

  • Insured Mail – Insurance against loss or damage
  • PS Forms 3813 or 3813-P

USPS Tracking

  • No more Delivery Confirmation forms. Now, your tracking number is printed on your receipt, so make sure to keep it.
  • Express Mail®, and Priority Mail® all include USPS Tracking at no additional cost.
  • Customers mailing First-Class Mail® parcels, Media Mail®, Library Mail or Standard Post® (formerly Parcel Post®) can also purchase USPS Tracking.

Stamps and Postage

  • Stamps and postage metering services available for your everyday needs. Collectible stamps are also available for purchase.
  • Passport Photos temporarily suspended due to COVID-19

Other Mailing Services

UPS Dropoff: drop off packages you wish to ship via UPS. Standard UPS shipping rates apply. We accept prepaid UPS packages. All packages must be ready for shipping and have an official UPS label. UPS picks up daily Monday through Friday.