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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

January 8, 2019

Upcoming Changes to USPS Pricing and Mailing Standards

Submitted by Mandy Wilson

The United States Postal Service recently announced proposed rate changes for Mailing and Shipping Services, scheduled to go into effect January 27, 2019, which will affect all mail classes and special services. Please see below for updated pricing on a few of their most utilized services.  

First Class Mail

Single Piece Current Price Effective 1/27/19
Stamp Price 1 oz $0.50 $0.55
Large Envelope $1.00 $1.00
Postcard $0.35 $0.35


Priority Mail

Envelope Type Current Price Effective 1/27/19
Flat Rate Envelope $6.70 $7.35
Padded Flat Rate Envelope $7.25 $8.00
Small Flat Rate Box $7.20 $7.90
Medium Flat Rate Box $13.65 $14.35
Large Flat Rate Box $18.90 $19.95


For more information, please visit usps.com or Full Price Change List.

The K-State Research and Extension Bookstore and Mail Center will continue to offer discounted rates to K-State Research and Extension offices as we have in the past. Please contact us at 785-532-5830 if you have any questions.

Thank you!